July 6, 2016

1. Eating too Much Protein - eating the necessary amount of protein a day is good for your body, but too much can just end up being stored as fat. A good rule to follow is to eat .75 grams of your body weight. But a bit more on days you do resistance training.

2. E...

July 5, 2016

Shelly has lived in Colorado for 17 years and while she has always been fairly active, about 9 years ago she really caught the fitness bug, joined a workout class, and started exercising on a regular basis (at least three times per week). Her experience with the workou...

July 5, 2016

1) What inspired you to improve your fitness and join a facility like The Fitness Edge (FE)?

Playing sports year round, from the time I was five until I graduated high school kept me in great shape.  After high school I had enough of the waking up early to hit the gym a...

July 5, 2016

No matter your age, no matter the time of year, everybody wants to look and feel better in their midsection. Most people think if they do an endless amount of crunches and sit-ups their abs will pop out and they will have an extremely strong sexy looking midsection. We...

May 25, 2016

What is High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) you ask? HIIT is a specific form of training in which you do short periods of near, to all out effort exercise, followed by very limited rest periods. HIIT cranks up your metabolism and makes your body work extremely hard...

May 25, 2016

 1) What inspired you to improve your fitness and join a facility like The Fitness Edge (FE)?

 

In early 2014 we had just returned to Boulder County after living in Singapore for two years.  While that was a fantastic life experience, my eating and exercise habits suffer...

May 25, 2016

Susan is a certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), a graduate with honors from the National Personal Training Institute (NPTI), certified TRX instructor and is CPR and First Aid certified. Susan’s passion for fitness and healt...

April 28, 2016

 

The big question everyone wants to know, what should you eat before and after a workout. Well, it really depends on the person, the time of day, what the training regimen is, and what was consumed the previous day or hours before the workout.

 

 

So, let’s break this dow...

April 27, 2016

Scott Johnson (ACE - CPT, IYCA - SAS) is the owner and head trainer at The Fitness Edge, located in Lafayette, CO. Scott is a certified personal trainer through American Council on Exercise and a Speed and Agility Specialist through International Youth Conditioning Ass...

April 26, 2016

Looking for a healthy breakfast that's fast and delicious? Smoothies are a great option for getting your greens and sticking to your diet. They offers you tons of nutrition (and fiber!) to help start your day. Other benefits: these blended goodies can also rev up your...

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