Archives: Mar '15

What is TABATA?

A challenging, time-efficient workout that combines intervals of strength and/or cardio interval training. The protocol was devised by Dr. Izumi Tabata, National Institute of Fitness and Sports in Japan and tested on Olympic speed skaters. Traditional interval training usually follows a work:rest ratio.  Tabata training utilizes a ratio of 2:1 (20 seconds of intense work…

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March 21, 2015

What is determined when having your Body Composition measured?

Body Mass Index (BMI) is a number calculated from a person’s weight & height. BMI is a reliable indicator of body fatness for people. BMI does not measure body fat directly, but research has shown that BMI correlates to direct measures of body fat. Body Fat serves a vital role in storing energy and protecting…

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March 21, 2015