Ask The Trainer- Cardio

Tuesday, 26 December 2017 by

      One of our new members at Hit It!® Fitness in Oak Park asks… How much cardio should I be doing a day? Should I partner cardio with another type of exercise? Dear Member, Depending on your fitness level and goals would determine how much is appropriate for you to do.  If you are

Hit It! Fitness, Roselle/ Oak Park, IL How many calories does it take to burn one pound of fat? It takes 3,500 calories to gain or lose one pound. To lose one pound per week, you need to decrease your calories by 500 every day. This is usually done by cutting 250 calories out of

Q: I have been working out for a while now and stopped losing weight. What is happening? A: More than likely, you have hit a plateau. This means that your body has become used to the activity you have been doing to lose weight. Our bodies are super smart and become very efficient over time