Fitness Training Tips, by Jillian Michaels

Fitness training tips by Jillian Michaels the merciless personal trainer the popular reality series on NBC: The Biggest Loser. Take your health and fitness to the next level with the advice she gives... and follows.

Rock a New Routine

One of the top fitness training tips Jillian Michaels suggests is that, if you continuously do the same moves over and over again, you will stop seeing results. Change up your workouts as often as possible with kettle bells or power yoga. As for cardio, try capoeira, a form of Brazilian martial arts. "It's empowering, strengthening, and aerobic," says Jillian.

Step up the Intensity

It's actually an antiquated fitness myth that working out at a lower intensity will help burn more fat. Instead, Jillian says, "Work to 85% of your maximum heart rate. The greater the intensity, the quicker you'll start to see results. In a perfect world, work out for an hour five times a week. Less than perfect: Do 20 to 30 minutes five times a week".

Insert Cardio Intervals

Jumping rope or doing jumping jacks or mountain climbers in between strength-training sets is "a great way to increase your calorie burn and accelerate weight loss." Jillian adds.

Buy a Heart Monitor

Another fitness tip Jillian Michaels suggests is to know what kind of progress you're making. "For example, if you burned 270 calories, you might push just a bit harder to hit an even 300. Or you might go: - Wow, you know what? This exercise burned a lot more calories than that other one - "

Jillian Michaels

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