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...

Grab a Friend! How Workout Buddies Can Help You!

Written by: Patrick Edenfield, Personal Trainer/TRX Instructor, O2 Fitness Falls For many of us, the motivation necessary to get to the gym throughout the week does not come easy.  Workout partners are a perfect tool that anyone can use to get to the gym when...

Agility Training: An Alternative to Cardio Training

Written by: Brian Kenney, General Manager, O2 Fitness Wilmington If the thought of pedaling a stationary bike or walking on a treadmill brings about thoughts of medieval torture devices as you head to the gym, you are not alone. In fact, most members view cardio as a...