Fasted Cardio: Is There a Benefit?

Written by: Josh Sammons, Fitness Director, O2 Fitness – Chatham Should I do my cardio workouts on an empty stomach? As a personal trainer, I get this question quite a bit. The Theory: The idea behind doing cardio in the morning on an empty stomach is that the...

Finding Greater Exercise and Fitness Motivation

Written by: Paul Hodges, General Manager, O2 Fitness – Cary What are we doing with our time when we go to the gym? Many of us focus on how many calories we burn or working ourselves to complete exhaustion. However, do we really have a goal in mind? No matter...

Facing My O2 Fitness Group X Fears

Written by: Vic Victorino, General Manager, O2 Fitness – Brennan Over the years I have been invited to take group fitness classes numerous times. Most times I had every intention of joining in, but I always found a reason or excuse why I couldn’t. Fast...

5 Signs You're Over-Training

Feeling sore and tired after a good workout is normal, right? And how could it ever be possible to spend too much time at the gym?¬† Well it’s very possible, and over-training can have serious consequences.¬† Here are 5 signs you might be over-training: 1)...