This week’s episode contains both fun and serious facts about the Memorial Day holiday. Also, Shannon and I dive into how to eat healthy at summer pool parties/cookouts, next week’s interview with a well known fitness & health professional and the iTunes debut of the ETT Wrap Show. If you like the podcast, please share it with a friend. Help us get the good word of health & fitness out to as many people as possible. Preesh!
Even though the Memorial Day holiday will have past when this episode debuts, we at ETT want to thank the men and women of the armed forces, especially those that have given their lives, to ensure our freedom. Thank you.
Summer is in full swing here in Tampa, which means the heat can be stifling at times. Weather conditions can have a negative effect on a person’s activity level regardless of where they live. You have to adapt your training in order to stay dedicated to your exercise regime. If you’re like me and love exercising outdoors, but are faced with less than ideal weather conditions, modify your workout so you get more done in a shorter period(s) of time. You can perform a high intensity interval training (HIIT) workout (20 mins or less) or perform 2 short workouts (10 mins or less) throughout the day. A good way to maximize your workout is to perform total body exercises like this week’s ETT exercise of the week. The hook-uppercut punch combination followed by 2 cross knee strikes provides a great strength, cardio, and core workout all at the same time. Remember, modify the exercise to match your fitness level & let us know how you stick to your workout regime when the weather conditions are less than ideal.