Kristen Gonzales

Kristen holds a bachelors in English from Louisianna university. With a longstanding passion for fitness, she owns and operate her own gym and is a certified jazzercise instructor.

Functional Fitness: A Brief History

Have you ever thought about why it’s essential to work out routinely? The fitness industry isn’t a fad to engage fitness professionals to sell you the latest trend. It’s about fitness training for the long haul. It’s about functional training to keep your body young and healthy. It’s a functional exercise, so carrying grocery bags …

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What Is Oxygen Debt?

What Is Oxygen Debt?

Oxygen debt, or excess post-exercise oxygen consumption (EPOC), is the body’s oxygen deficiency from strenuous exercise. As we exercise, oxygen needs increase, causing us to take in more of this essential gas. While we take in more oxygen, our body can’t keep up and goes into anaerobic exercise. We are at an oxygen deficit. Once …

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The Cavaliere Cramp Contraction Test: How to Design the Perfect Workout

Is your muscle definition cramping your style? See what we did there? In a physical training program, understanding what muscles need to be worked and which should be rested is essential to building strength. Putting together an exercise program with science-based evidence means you get results in the long term. That’s where Jeff Cavaliere comes …

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Best Multivitamins Made in the USA – A Guide To Dietary Supplements That Work

If COVID taught us anything, dietary supplements like multivitamins were essential to creating a solid barrier against viruses. Vitamin supplements contain plenty of essential vitamins and minerals that we sometimes miss out on in our diets. The health benefits of vitamins like Vitamin D and C enable us to boost our immune system against deadly …

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Colon Broom Review – The Lowdown on This Plant-Based Gut Supplement for Constipation Relief

In the words of Austin Powers, “who does number two work for?” The answer is you. A healthy lifestyle involves regular bowel movements based on excellent gut health. Sometimes supplements are required to help relieve constipation and promote a better digestive system. We looked at Wellthy supplements and discussed how beneficial they are to overall …

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Cirque du Soleil Workout – Learn Strength and Fitness from the World’s Best Performers

Have you ever dreamed of being an acrobat in Cirque du Soleil? Maybe it’s not about joining one of the world’s biggest entertainment companies but more about wanting to increase flexibility, upper body strength, and overall fitness level. A workout routine that is fun and challenging keeps us coming back for more. That’s what you’ll …

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NASM Elite: Is It Worth It?

Let’s be honest. We all want to be a little elite. When it comes to personal trainers, having a NASM (National Academy of Science Medicine) certification puts you in an elite club. However, what if we told you that NASM offers more than a personal training certification? What if you could get multiple NASM certifications …

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