Medical researchers find that lifting weights is a healthy way to lower blood pressure.  Get acquainted with the free weight section of your gym because it only takes a few low-intensity resistance exercises to steer clear of heart disease. Here’s how it works…

You pick up 2 dumb bells.

You do a set of bicep curls and watch your muscles bulge.

You groan because that means you’re hardcore.

You feel your heart rate and blood pressure rise with each curl.

<Cue CSI Miami forensic zoom technology>

Your blood vessels are expanding.

Your heart is pumping blood at a rate it’s never pumped before.

Stronger by Kanye West comes on…

Your heart is in the zone and your blood pressure is going down.

You reach your arm around you and pat yourself on the back.

Well done!


THOSE ARMS! If you dream about them (like me) here&#8217;s how to get them

THOSE ARMS! If you dream about them (like me) here’s how to get them.   Jason Walsh, Jessica Biel’s trainer recommends push-ups.

“When I say this is a must-do exercise, most women look at me like I’m crazy,” Walsh says. “But everybody I train ends up doing push-ups at some point because they are so beneficial.”

LESSON LEARNED: Push-Ups —> Jessica Biel Arms —> Lots of Smiley Faces

Check out these links for push-up tips and variation:

To the P90X Fitness Program by Beachbody:Why are you selling this program on TV at 2am ghetto-infor

To the P90X Fitness Program by Beachbody:

Why are you selling this program on TV at 2am ghetto-informercial-style? Most people who purchases fitness videos and products from infomercials never end up sticking to the program. If P90X is really what you say it is, share your program with people who will embrace it. Take it to gyms, fitness centers, conventions and market a P90X challenge class. Don’t sell it on TV at 2am and trick poor couch potatoes into thinking they’re going to change their body in 3 months. We all know, in most cases, that’s not going to happen. I’ve watched the DVD’s and read the literature. I think the program is legitimate but you’re throwing it away. So you’re making tons of money off people that will never remove the plastic wrap from your videos, but I thought the point was to actually help people become a more fit version of themselves. Why not take advantage of opportunities to inspire people to turn off their TV and start the P90X...

mizzFit was invited back to AEROJUMP!

Michael Olajide, Jr. invited me back to AEROJUMP class today and I’m so excited that I’m going out to buy my very own jump rope. I highly recommend this class to anyone who’s trying to get in shape or wants a mean cardio challenge. Take advantage of AEROSPACE’s offer to try out any class they offer for $20. You can also purchase a class day pass for $40 or better yet get a membership.


Fitness Hurts

Let’s face it, the gym kicked your butt today. Or maybe it was that high intensity AEROJUMP class you took at AEROSPACE after reading my review. Your body hurts and that 1980’s heating pad your mother gave you combined with Icy Hot isn’t doing the trick. What do you do? The answer for your aching body is none other than Jeremy Roland.

Jeremy works at the Equinox Spa on 17th street and 10th avenue. He’s been practicing massage therapy for 3 years. He graduated from the Swedish Institute which must be a very good school because Jeremy gives the best massage I’ve ever had. Jeremy uses a combination of Myofascial release, Swedish massage, and Shiatsu points. I will warn you, he’s not a soft new age-y massage therapist. But who wants that anyway when your body is screaming bloody murder? Jeremy doctors your sore spots with firm hands and arms. He doesn’t ask you if the pressure is too much (as we’ve all been asked before)—he concentrates on fixing the problem. Jeremy...


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