Reports of weight gain between Thanksgiving and New Year’s tend to be all over the map. I’ve read that the average person puts on as much as 7-10 pounds, and I’ve also read reports that show the average gain is closer to 1 pound.
Whatever you choose to believe, it is undeniable that this is a time of year when our health can take a backseat to a) the temptations of holiday feasts, and b) the hustle and bustle that can suck up free time, making it more challenging than usual to eat right and stick with your workout regimen. Continue reading
Ken Hill runs his first 5K with fellow KokoNuts
The following member story was shared with us by Christine Johnston, a Massachusetts Koko FitClub owner. Ken Hill shows us that we have the power to take control of diabetes through exercise and determination.
Ken Hill joined Koko FitClub on August 8, 2011. A year and a half later, he was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, put on medication, and told that he would be on it for life. Determined to prove his doctor wrong, Ken changed everything about his diet and worked out at the club — both cardio and strength training — every day of the week.
It worked. Continue reading
Beware: Zombies are lurking everywhere these days. They are faster and more aggressive than ever. Heck, they’re even going digital –some even buying smartphones in TV ads.
Dear friends, this can only mean one thing: the Zombie Apocalypse is upon us. Are YOU fit enough to survive? Here are some tips for ensuring you are.
Women go through insane and often unhealthy lengths chasing the illusion of “skinny.” We can deny it all we want, but when another woman says, “My goodness, you look so SKINNY!” we can’t help but beam with pride. Compliment accepted, girlfriend.
Here is the actual definition of the word “skinny”:
- resembling skin : membranous
- lacking sufficient flesh : very thin : emaciated : lacking usual or desirable bulk
Raise your hand if you immediately zeroed in on “very thin” and ignored ”membranous” or “emaciated.” I thought so. (Note: I must admit that I was excited to learn that my love handles might be seen as “desirable bulk”. Thanks, Dictionary!)
Can you really get an effective cardio workout in 15 minutes? With the right interval training, absolutely. Today we’ll show you how to bump up your next treadmill workout with some sweet boxing moves.
Interval Knockout, one of the interval training treadmill programs we created for Koko FitClub’s fall series, pays homage to the sound science and ancient sport of boxing.
(Boxing? On the treadmill? What’s up with that?) Continue reading