The Training Mistake That Might Be Killing Your Results

MyZone gives you instant feedback, so you know if you're  pushing yourself hard enough. You can increase or decrease your effort by looking at your score on the board.  Credits: GFP

Training hard helps you lose fat. Not a big surprise right?

But many people make a critical mistake that keeps them from seeing the real results they deserve:

They keep doing the same thing over and over... and they STOP making progress.

Sign Up for E-News

After about 4 weeks of training, your body will get used to what you’re doing. The exercises that used to be hard are getting easy, so your results start plateauing.

(This is why we change your strength program at GFP every few weeks - we don’t want to give your body the chance to adapt!)

But here's the real problem: It’s not just about changing exercises, either. Your body quickly adapts to new movements.

So what's the secret to consistent progress? Tracking your intensity!

When it comes to lifting weights, this is simple.  To make it harder, just add more weight, more reps, more sets, or do more work in the same amount of time.  This is known as 'progressive overload' in the training world.

But cardio is a little different…

When doing high intensity intervals (like our Fat Blast program), there are no weights to add. This makes it tough to know how hard to work.

And just like your muscles adapt to training, so does your cardio system.  

You also can’t just work out longer or decrease rest without hurting the qualityof the workout.  

So, how do you know you’re working hard enough to see results, without overdoing it? Simple: Here at GFP, we use a system called MyZone. 

MyZone gives you instant feedback, so you know if you're  pushing yourself hard enough. You can increase or decrease your effort by looking at your score on the board. 

The coaches at GFP can also track every single workout you do. This lets us hold you accountable and tweak your program if you're not seeing the results you want.

You can also go into your profile and track your progress overtime.

Want to give MyZone a try? E-mail train@gabrielefitness.com to learn how you can get started!

Gabriele Fitness and Performance is located at 20 Locust Avenue in Berkeley Heights. Visit their website or call (908) 464-4441.

Editor's Note: Gabriele Fitness and Performance is an advertiser wtih TAPinto.net. To learn more about marketing with TAPinto.net contact bpeer@tapinto.net or call (908)230-5760.

__________________________________________________

Becoming a stronger, healthier, happier person comes from more than just "working out".

At Gabriele Fitness and Performance, we focus on giving you and your family the skills you'll need to create lasting changes in your fitness, performance and mindset.

With men's and women's fitness and middle and high school athlete training, your whole family can be involved.

Gabriele Fitness and Performance is located at 20 Locust Avenue, Berkeley Heights. For more information call (908)464-4441.

The opinions expressed herein are the writer's alone, and do not reflect the opinions of TAPinto.net or anyone who works for TAPinto.net. TAPinto.net is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the writer.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Like

Sign Up for E-News

New Providence

TAPinto New Providence Directory of Advertisers

TAPinto New Providence is locally owned and operated. We are able to provide you with original, objective and always FREE local reporting of New Providence news and events thanks to our advertisers. We encourage you to patronize our advertisers and tell them you saw their ad on TAPinto New Providence:

Adams Fine Clothing

Allegra and ...

Dear Susan: Beauty Tips from a Beauty Expert

SUSAN BARBAGLIA, owner of Skin Deep Salon and Spa in New Providence, offers a wealth of knowledge and expertise as a leader in the beauty industry. With over thirty years experience in skin care, Susan can answer your most challenging beauty questions. Email your questions to advice@skindeepsalonspa.com.

 

__________

Dear Susan:  I love the ...

Freeholders Fail to Protect Roselle Taxpayers

August 11, 2017

Dear Editor,

The residents of Roselle are in for a rude awakening when the Democratic town council along with the BOE finally lowers the boom on the taxpayer’s wallets. Ground has already been broken for former Mayor Jamel Holley’s early learning and community center, the $50 million “Mind and Body Complex”. The proposed complex is the largest project that the UC ...

Upcoming Events

Carousel_image_9b6d72bb10d15de52ffa_pilates-mat-pic

Thu, August 17, 8:00 AM

Providence Health and Fitness, New Providence

Mat Pilates

Health & Wellness

Carousel_image_7f6c107703df2d416aa6_barre_intesity

Thu, August 17, 9:30 AM

Providence Health and Fitness, New Providence

Barre Intensity with Kathy

Health & Wellness

Carousel_image_107da84439934a15516b_woman_yogi

Thu, August 17, 10:30 AM

Providence Health and Fitness, New Providence

Hatha Yoga Flow with Alison

Health & Wellness

Carousel_image_802d439ed674c951f7d9_image1__1_

Thu, August 17, 11:00 AM

Alhamra Art Center, Bernardsville

‘Made in Pakistan,’ an Exhibit of Everything ...

Arts & Entertainment

Carousel_image_ae7b14f49101795b08ed_zumba

Thu, August 17, 6:30 PM

Providence Health and Fitness, New Providence

Zumba with Miguel

Health & Wellness

Learn About Pirates of the Atlantic at New Providence Memorial Library

August 17, 2017

In honor of National Talk Like a Pirate Day, learn about real pirates on the Atlantic Ocean & Caribbean Sea and how they influenced population shifts, colonization of the Americas and the slave trade from the 1400s to the 1800s.  And find out how they talked, too!

The program will begin at 7:30 p.m. New Providence Memorial Library, 377 Elkwood Ave., New Providence, NJ. For ...

Congressman Lance Tours the Veterans Center at Union’s Cranford Campus

On Mon., July 31, 2017, Congressman Leonard Lance visited Union County College’s Cranford campus and toured the Veterans Center with Union County College's President Margaret M. McMenamin. Located in the Helen E. Chaney Student Services Center on the first floor of the Student Development Building, the Veterans Center is a new addition to the campus since the building opened in ...

Yankees' Matt Holliday Featured Speaker at Men's Breakfast

On Saturday, September 16th, from 7 to 9 a.m., the Presbyterian Church at New Providence is hosting a Men's Breakfast, featuring Matt Holliday of the New York Yankees. Matt Holliday is a 7-time All Star and a 4-time Silver Slugger award recipient. He has also won the NL Batting Championship and the NLCS MVP award. As a Cardinal, he helped win a World Series.

Despite all these career ...

St. James in Springfield Presents the Living Rosary

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - St. James the Apostle Church in Springfield is creating a Rosary Garden in honor of the 100 year anniversary of the Blessed Mother’s appearances at Fatima. The garden will be blessed and a Living Rosary will be prayed on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 9:00 a.m..  This date corresponds to the Blessed Mother's fourth appearance at Fatima. All are invited.

Volunteers Needed for Fall Adapted Horseback Riding Program

No Equestrian Experience Required to Assist Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

The Somerset County Park Commission Therapeutic Recreation Department and Lord Stirling Stable are seeking volunteers to assist with the T.R.A.I.L.S (Therapeutic Recreation Adapted Instruction at Lord Stirling) program on Tuesday or Wednesday evenings beginning September 12 and 13. Two class ...

Achieving Well-Rounded Perfection

Ah, the always tricky student resume.  The part of college applications that make students question whether their innate interests are worthwhile.  I get endless questions about not only how to design a student resume but more specifically what activities students should be sure are on there.  It seems crazy that we’re willing to model what are meant to be ventures of ...

Staring at the Sun

Sometime during the morning of August 21st, millions of Americans will crowd toe to toe on a narrow ribbon of land stretching across the continental United States for the opportunity to stand in the moon’s full shadow for two minutes.

 

I am not sure, but I think this is the celestial equivalent of traveling to Disneyland and waiting in line 90 minutes for a 30 second thrill ride ...

Bonaccorso and Mahr Organize Meeting in Clark for Union County Mayors to Discuss Affordable Housing Challenges

August 3, 2017

CLARK, NJ - All 21 Union County mayors have been invited to a meeting in Clark on Aug. 16 to discuss the affordable housing issues facing New Jersey municipalities and the 2 percent arbitration cap for police and fire contracts that expires later this year.  

Mayors Sal Bonaccorso of Clark and Colleen Mahr  of Fanwood will be co-chairing the meeting.  ...

Before Trump Broke Up Biz Council, Johnson & Johnson CEO Resigned

August 16, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — The head of Johnson & Johnson decided to step down from President Donald Trump's Manufacturing Council today, prior to its disbandment, according to the company.

Alex Gorsky, chairman and CEO of the New Brunswick-based Johnson & Johnson, announced his exit in a statement, following reports published yesterday, Aug. 15., which said he planned to remain ...

Honored to Be Endorsed By an Organization That Supports Women and Their Choices

August 11, 2017

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

I am honored to announce that today, in Trenton, Planned Parenthood of New Jersey endorsed my candidacy for State Legislature. Before a pink-clad crowd, I proudly stood alongside Democratic candidate for Governor Phil Murphy; Assemblywoman Liz Muoio and Assemblyman Troy Singleton as Christine Sadovy, Legislative and Political Director Planned Parenthood ...