LazRfit Blog

Get the Most Out of Your Gym Time with Workout Combinations

By Patrick Compton | June 23, 2017 | Categories: fitness tips

Few people really enjoy their time at the gym. Even the most diehard dead-lifters and muscle heads will admit that even they from time to time get bored. For most of us, going to the gym is a necessary evil to help us improve our overall fitness.

Dynamic Warm-Up Essentials

By Patrick Compton | June 15, 2017 | Categories: fitness tips

There is one thing that is more important than your workout: your warm-up. It sounds odd because most people put so little thought into it. Maybe they take a couple deep breaths, stretch their hands in the air and go right into their routine.

Get Your Dream Body with Burst Training

By Zachary LeBlanc | May 30, 2017 | Categories: fitness tips

This isn’t for the faint of heart, getting your dream body is going to take some serious work. If you think that you can get there quickly without raising your heart rate a bit… you must have an incredible metabolism.

How to Mentally Prepare for Fitness

By Zachary LeBlanc | May 23, 2017 | Categories: fitness tips

Admittedly, it can be tough to wake up every morning with the desire to go and exercise. Truth is, even the greatest athletes on the planet struggle to get better each and every day. So, if even the greatest athletes sometimes struggle to get better, what separates you from them?

Crouch, Squat, Jump: How to Avoid Knee Injury

By Laura Jean Holton | April 20, 2017 | Categories: fitness tips

High power activity is key to making workouts fun and dynamic. Many high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts include plenty of full-range squats, crouches, and jumps. Our knees tend to take a lot of the impact and are therefore increasingly exposed to the likelihood of knee injury.

Best Foods for Strength Training

By Caroline Prince | April 13, 2017 | Categories: fitness tips

It may seem like a vigorous workout that comes with lifting weights is what helps build your muscle and strength, but that’s a misconception. In fact, it’s the muscle rebuilding process - replacing sore and torn muscle tissue with new healthy tissue - that builds your muscle mass.

The Gift of Time: Lunch Break Workouts

By Kyle Patrick Murphy | April 11, 2017 | Categories: fitness tips

What’s your number one excuse for not working out? Is it “Not enough time”. “I’m too busy”. “It’s too far to go”. “Too tired, no energy”. “It takes too long”.

Tired of Your Stairmaster Routine?

By Caroline Prince | April 07, 2017 | Categories: fitness tips

It’s a common enough scenario.

You’ve decided you need to shed the pounds. You’ve talked to fitness experts. You’ve looked up the best cardio routines, and have decided the Stairmaster (or Elliptical or Stationary Bike) is the way to go. So far, so good! Right? Wrong.

The Mind and Body Benefits of Exercise

By Laura Jean Holton | April 03, 2017 | Categories: fitness tips

Many people exercise to avoid weight gain or lose weight, but there are actually a huge number of other benefits of exercise. Some workouts provide specific benefits, but all types of training help improve your health and overall quality of life.

How to Stay Motivated to Reach Fitness Goals

By Caroline Prince | March 31, 2017 | Categories: fitness tips

When you have a fitness goal set for yourself, the biggest challenge is getting yourself to that point. It’s a natural thing to feel overwhelmed or discouraged at time, especially if that change you were anticipating seems to be out of reach. 

How to Avoid Belly Fat and Love Handles

By Kyle Patrick Murphy | March 29, 2017 | Categories: fitness tips, Categories: abs

While “love handles” is a jolly little phrase, it signifies the extra weight we carry around and it isn’t a very merry thing to have.  

Keeping Fit When You Hate The Gym

By Caroline Prince | March 24, 2017 | Categories: fitness tips

Are you one of those people that is keen on losing that fat, but the very idea of stepping into a gym fills you with pure dread?

You’re not alone.

10 Ways to Make Cardio Fun

By Nathalie Hooge | March 22, 2017 | Categories: fitness tips, Categories: cardio

Cardio workouts, no matter which you prefer, help build stamina and allow us to get and stay fit. They are recognized as one of the keys to health and longevity. 

But, yes, we also agree: they’re not always fun. That's why we've explored the ways you can add more fun into your fitness and cardio [...]