HEAT Wellness Blog

Importance of Flexibility Training

Flexibility exercise and training gives the body the ability to achieve a wider range of motion. The joints as well as the muscles surrounding the joints can deteriorate and can only enjoy limited range of movement over time if seldom used. With exercise and regular training, the joints and surrounding muscles can become more flexible and help support movement. Also, by increasing the joint's ability to move, flexibility exercises aid in providing balance to various muscle groups during periods of exercise and physical activity. If done regularly, flexibility training  can help improve a person's...

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Is Your Job Making You Fat? 5 Tips to Keep Away Those Unwanted Pounds

Are there doughnuts in the break room, candy jars at a colleague’s desk? Do you spend countless hours at your desk working on the computer? If this sounds like your workplace, then your job could be attributing to those pesky unwanted pounds on your body.  A recent report showed that almost half of those surveyed indicated they gained weight while at their current job.  You can avoid weight gain at work with these 5 tips. Workout Smarter not Harder Studies show that breaking up cardiovascular routines is just as effective as one continuous session.  Therefore split up your routines between...

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5 Reasons Why You Should Exercise

Exercise is more than just for good looks.  Engaging in some form of physical activity is essential to remaining healthy.  Here are several reasons why you should exercise.  1. Contributes to fat loss Several research studies have shown that physical exercise contributes to weight loss. If you burn more calories than you consume through exercise and nutrition, you'll lose weight. 2. Prevent disease The chances of developing several various diseases has been proven to decrease when exercising.  These diseases include heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and stroke.  Around 4 out of 5 deaths...

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Why Flexibility Training is Important

by HEAT Atlanta Trainer Ayana Roberts Flexibility exercise and training gives the body the ability to achieve a wider range of motion. The joints as well as the muscles surrounding the joints can deteriorate and can only enjoy limited range of movement over time if seldom used. With exercise and regular training, the joints and surrounding muscles can become more flexible and help support movement. Also, by increasing the joint's ability to move, flexibility exercises aid in providing balance to various muscle groups during periods of exercise and physical activity. If done regularly, flexibility...

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Post Baby Ab Routine

Congrats to our clients who have just had a baby!! Having a baby is a beautiful and exciting thing. What is less beautiful and exciting, however, is the extra weight that hangs around the midsection after the baby has been born. The best way to go about shedding your baby bump is proper diet and an exercise routine, which may not always be easy to do for a new stay-at-home mom or working mom. The good news is that working out and eliminating the extra belly fat will give you more energy, so you can spend more quality time playing with and caring for your new rugrat. Here are a few simple exercises...

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