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Does Anyone Still Use A Medicine Ball?

Does Anyone Still Use A Medicine Ball?

There’s a lot of new types of equipment in many gyms, often taking attention away from tried and true methods for fitness, such as jumping rope. One of those undervalued pieces of equipment is the medicine ball. It’s been around for centuries. In fact, some believe that Hippocrates, the father of medicine, created it when […]


Which Workouts Trigger The After Burn Effect?

Which Workouts Trigger The After Burn Effect?

What is the after burn effect and what workouts produce this effect? We do a lot of things to achieve that effect at Revolution Training in Stamford, CT. Afterburn is a term used to describe EPOC---excess post-exercise oxygen consumption. The term is actually a description for oxygen debt, the body's need for a specific amount [...]

Is Keto As Good As People Say?

Is Keto As Good As People Say?

If you’re considering a Keto diet, it’s probably because you’ve heard that it can help you lose weight. While healthy eating is the best way to lose weight, without actually dieting, a keto diet has some benefits. It consists of lowering the amount of calories you eat from carbohydrates to approximately 5% and increasing the […]


Why Breakfast Is Important?

Why Breakfast Is Important?

Most people agree that eating a healthy breakfast is important. However, at Revolution Training in Stamford, CT, we have healthy people that just drink a cup of coffee to start their day and don’t begin meals until noon. These people focus on healthy eating, but basically eat their first meal later and their last meal […]


5 Ways To Stick To Your Fitness Goal

5 Ways To Stick To Your Fitness Goal

At Revolution Training in Stamford, CT, we put you and your goals first. We emphasize that in order to succeed, you have to stick to your fitness goal and I’m proud to say that our clients do. Their dedication inspires me. One of the reasons is their goals are well-defined. We help them narrow them […]


What Does Clean Eating Really Mean?

What Does Clean Eating Really Mean?

What is clean eating and how is it beneficial? Clean eating is a way of selecting foods that are predominantly whole foods and less processed ones. There are variations to this that include excluding certain foods, like dairy, those with gluten and grains in general. Some people consider clean eating to be consuming raw food […]


Reasons Why Running Can Lift Your Mood

Reasons Why Running Can Lift Your Mood

At Revolution Training in Stamford, CT, we focus on total body workouts and building strength, flexibility and endurance. However, you can’t always get to the gym, so any exercise is better than no exercise. In fact, there are simple options you can do anywhere and almost at any time of the day. It’s walking or […]


Things You Didn't Know About Vitamins

Things You Didn’t Know About Vitamins

There is a lot of controversy on whether taking vitamins will help you live longer and healthier. Health guru and pioneer fitness expert Jack LaLanne, who opened the first nationwide chain of fitness gyms and was on TV for 34 years touting everything fitness related, took 40 to 50 vitamins a day. While it seemed […]


Things You Didn’t Know About Vitamins

There is a lot of controversy on whether taking vitamins will help you live longer and healthier. Health guru and pioneer fitness expert Jack LaLanne, who opened the first nationwide chain of fitness gyms and was on TV for 34 years touting everything fitness related, took 40 to 50 vitamins a day. While it seemed […]


How Many Times Should I Workout A Week?

How Many Times Should I Workout A Week?

There’s no particular sweet spot when it comes to the number of times to workout a week that’s perfect for every individual. The Department of Health and Human Services—HHS—recommends at least 75 to 150 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity a week or 150 to 300 minutes of moderate aerobic activity. That means working out hard […]