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Author: Tony Mazzon Created: 4/7/2010 12:45 PM RssIcon
Tony is a fitness specialist at the Center for Fitness and Performance. Tony offers advise and fitness tips to help you get in shape and stay in shape.
By Anthony Mazzon on 5/23/2011 6:43 AM

Intensity is  one of the most important components to a workout plan, yet it is the one most likely to be missing.

By Anthony Mazzon on 5/16/2011 7:00 AM

Proper form with less weight will produce greater results, faster, than continuing to lift heavy weight improperly.

By Anthony Mazzon on 5/10/2011 6:11 AM

Unfortunately, many of us give up sooner. Perhaps one answer is to look at motivation as another “muscle.”

By Anthony Mazzon on 5/2/2011 6:28 AM

Plateau happens when the body gets used to the specific activity, or perhaps it is fatigued or over trained and therefore not able to improve. The reasons can vary.

By Anthony Mazzon on 4/26/2011 5:37 AM

Stretching is an important component in a balanced fitness program along with cardiovascular training and strength training.  Stretching before and after a workout can help improve flexibility, increase range of motion and prevent certain injuries.

By Anthony Mazzon on 4/11/2011 7:15 AM
If you find excuses keeping you out of the gym, try this experiment...
By Anthony Mazzon on 4/4/2011 6:37 AM

“Take a stand against heart disease. Ditch your desk Wednesday April 6 and take a 30-minute walk around your workplace!” -American Heart Association

By Anthony Mazzon on 3/28/2011 7:58 AM

There are many different approaches to strength training. You can ask ten trainers and get ten different answers. None of them would be wrong, just different. However, a safe and sure-fire way to get results is to track your progress, time your rest periods, and progressively overload your muscles.

By Anthony Mazzon on 3/21/2011 7:01 AM

Target heart rates let you measure your initial fitness level and monitor your progress in a fitness program. This approach requires measuring your pulse periodically as you exercise and staying within 50 to 85 percent of your maximum heart rate.

By Anthony Mazzon on 3/14/2011 7:27 AM

Spring is right around the corner! Set a goal this season! Lower body weight, blood pressure, body fat percentage, or run a 5k! The choice is yours!


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