We all know that cardio is an important component to weight loss. Cardio raises your heart rate, burning calories and energizing you for the rest of your day. By burning through calories in addition to reigning in your diet you can start to mobilize and burn away your body fat. Intense cardio, especially, is a
If you’ve been to a gym lately you’ve probably seen a foam roller lying somewhere. Maybe you have wondered how you would use a foam cylinder in your health and fitness efforts. You may have even seen someone holding a plank position over the roller. They may have been holding a plank position and wincing
You’ve probably felt this before. You feel yourself slowing down. You’re lacking energy. Your post-workout soreness is taking much longer to go away. You just can’t meet your typical performance. You know you need to rest. It’s obvious, but you still don’t want to. We understand. There are many reasons why you may not feel
No two athletes are alike, why should your workouts be? If you’re serious about your fitness you understand the value of changing things up. Trying new things. Variety is the best way to improve your fitness and motivate yourself to keep trucking through your fitness journey. Everyone can benefit from cross-training. Whether you’re looking to
The Apple Watch is an amazing tool The Apple Watch is currently the most popular smartwatch on the market, and for good reason. Using Apple’s characteristic attention to detail the Apple Watch excels at everything you need in a smartphone. As the Watch becomes more popular it becomes more helpful in new watchOS updates. Expansions
Activity Tracking Health and fitness trackers seem to be on everyone’s wrists these days. With current technology it’s easier than ever to track every aspect of your health. These trackers can keep on top of your nutrition, exercise and sleep as well as any other aspect of your health you’d care to know more about.
Why do voice notifications matter? Fitness enthusiasts love technology. With smartwatches, Bluetooth heart rate monitors, and GPS-enabled smartphones it is easier than ever to track every element of your workouts. Collect your running speed or heart rate. Keep track of your milage and calorie burn. Record your running routes and compare your performance. This type
FITIV User Photo Contest Submissions are Open! It’s time to refresh your fitness for Spring, and FITIV is here to help! We are offering FREE LIFETIME subscriptions to FITIV users who post our favorite workout photos every month. Just take a picture to show your workout and post it with our FITIV social media
The FITIV team is thrilled to announce that FITIV Pulse has been featured in the Health & Fitness section of the App Store. In the past year FITIV Pulse has made substantial changes, including dozens of new features and a complete overhaul of the app interface. We have been humbled by the overwhelmingly positive response
Chances are that in your lifetime you’ve seen technology become smaller, cheaper, and more complex. Technology is a fast-paced industry, making constant advances. Fitness trackers are one of the best examples of this. From designated heart rate monitoring chest straps to smartwatches, there are many different ways to track your fitness and capture that data.