Fiscus Fitness Blog

How to Train for Fat Loss

Posted on October 17, 2016

If you want to lose fat, you have to train a certain way in addition to being in a deficit.  You do not want to maintain a sedentary lifestyle or do hours of cardio a week while on a diet.  You will lose weight. However, it will not be just fat, meaning you have a higher ...

Healthy Fall Recipes

Posted on October 16, 2016

The Fall season is underway, and seasonal produce is lining the shelves. We have compiled seven different fall favorites, their health benefits, and more than a dozen different recipes for you to try. So, no matter what your tastes are, we've got a healthy recipe for you to ...

Best Morning Stretches

Posted on October 12, 2016

Best Morning Stretches A lot of people ask me why their muscles are so tight when they've been working out and what to do about it. Tight muscles can derail your results by causing pain or even injury. But the fix is easy. Start your day off every day with these 5 stretches right in bed!, ...

How to Tone Your Arms

Posted on October 11, 2016

How to Tone Your Arms The Top 3 Exercises to Get Rid of Flabby Arm To fight flabby arm, you've got to lean out your arms with a good diet and keep the muscles toned and defined with triceps-specific exercises. Here are our picks for the top 3 triceps exercises to tighten ...

Workout Wednesday

Posted on September 28, 2016

Today’s Workout: Sweat and StretchTM! -Walk/Jog for 10 Minutes  -Jump Rope for 10 Minutes  -Cat Stretch: Eight Times, take four seconds to create the curve in your back. -Hamstring Stretch: 30 Seconds each leg -Spinal Twist: 30 seconds each side -Hip Flexor ...

WEEKEND WORKOUT CHALLENGE IV: WORKOUT 4 - FULL BODY!

Posted on September 24, 2016

Today’s Workout: Full Body A full body workout can benefit almost anyone. It's a great place for beginners to start because of it's simplicity: it's easy to schedule and can be done at home or the gym.  For advanced exercisers who prefer splits, full body workouts offer ...

The One Tool for a Health Conscious Kitchen

Posted on September 23, 2016

One of the most versatile and helpful tools in the kitchen is the food processor, especially if you are trying to eat healthy.  It can keep you on track by making food prep easier and help you transform high calorie favorites into healthier versions. Pre-cut Vegetables and Fruit If you ...

Surprising Reasons Why You're Not Losing Weight

Posted on September 22, 2016

Are you doing everything right and the scale still won’t budge?  There is a lot of misinformation when it comes to diet and exercise. Here are some common ways people try to drop weight and why after a while... they stop working. 1.       Eating Pre and ...

READ THIS BEFORE YOU STRETCH!

Posted on September 21, 2016

Stretching is actually a controversial subject in strength circles. Some people are adamantly opposed to it, thinking all stretching threatens strength and performance. But, if you have ever had a tight muscle and spent a couple of weeks “working it out”; you know that some ...

Do I Need to Eat After Working Out?

Posted on September 11, 2016

There is a widely held belief that you need to eat within 30 to 60 minutes of weight training to stop catabolism.  Catabolism is the metabolic processes which causes the breakdown of tissues in your body; in this case, specifically muscle protein breakdown (MPB).  The post work out meal ...

WEEKEND WORKOUT CHALLENGE III: WORKOUT 3 - BACK!

Posted on September 10, 2016

THE WEEKEND WORKOUT CHALLENGE is a recurring feature.  Each week, we'll focus on a different aspect of fitness. You can perform the exercises on your own-- either at home, or print it out and take it to the gym. Today's Workout: Get a Better Back Are you ignoring your ...

Can You Do Too Much Cardio

Posted on September 9, 2016

If you want to lose weight, you need to burn calories.  You can restrict the amount of food you eat, increase the amount of calories you burn through exercise or try to tackle both. In an attempt to achieve as much fat loss as possible in the shortest amount of time there are people out ...