The Hot Air of Hot Yoga

Posted February 3, 2019

Fitness Studio Air Quality matters, especially for hot yoga, pilates and other forms of hot exercise.  Most fitness centers that incorporate some form of heated studio into their fitness programming use traditional heating that is blown in by an HV/AC system.  This type of heating relies on the pumping of hot air into a room […]

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Innovation and Virtual Instructors Make Hot Yoga and More a 24-7 Reality

Posted January 27, 2019

The HOTWORX concept began with the idea that a sauna could be designed so that clients could experience hot yoga with infrared heat.  That 63 square foot sauna design was a success, but a by-product of that innovation was the realization that the HOTWORX sauna could be used in a setting that allowed for 24 […]

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Precision Infrared Outperforms Conventional Heat for Workouts

Posted January 21, 2019

CONVENTIONAL HEAT STUDIOS ARE LOUD AND THE AIR IS STUFFY Heated workouts in the form of hot yoga have been around for half a century and those hot yoga sessions have been almost exclusively delivered inside of studios heated with  conventional HV/AC equipment.  This type of environment is loud from the heater fans and stuffy […]

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Making Cardio Cool

Posted January 14, 2019

Let’s just cut the crap.  Doing cardio is hard, and it can turn into a dull, boring grind if you keep doing it the old school way.  That is, by working endless minutes on the treadmill, elliptical or stationary bike.  When I’m on the road I like to train at as many different gyms as […]

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HIIT Training with Infrared

Posted January 6, 2019

High Intensity Interval Training, or HIIT, in normal outdoor climates or in air-conditioned indoor workout environments, when done properly is a very effective addition to any fitness routine.  However, when HIIT is combined with infrared energy and heat, the human body responds with a supercharge to its metabolism and with the extra advantage of accelerated […]

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Making the Fitness Dream Real in 2019

Posted January 2, 2019

It’s college football bowl season and time for the national championship, and it’s playoff time for the NFL.  Of course, the talk of who might win the Super Bowl is in the air as well.  The beginning of each new year is filled with championship spirit and discussions of what it takes to win. What […]

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Beyond Hot Yoga in 2019

Posted December 25, 2018

Hot yoga is an awesome form of isometric fitness training.  It has been around for about 50 years now with its origins in Japan as developed and first practiced by the now infamous Bikram Choudhury.  Many excellent forms of hot yoga have since been created and are now practiced throughout the world. I remember my very […]

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Coopetition: More Fitness for Everybody

Posted December 17, 2018

I would advocate that the fitness industry is one of the best industries to enter into as an entrepreneur.  There are many obvious reasons, but what I will focus on for this article is  popularity and population growth.  When I opened my first gym back in the 80’s only 10% of the U.S. population was […]

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Infrared Cross-Training for a Vacation Event

Posted December 10, 2018

Just left an incredible corporate retreat for HOTWORX in Punta Cana…  So, as I’m sitting in the plane on my flight home, I pondered for a topic before I began typing and it dawned on me to share a fitness story about my trip. On Saturday, the last full day of the vacation, myself and […]

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Efficient Hydration for Pre, During and Post-Workout

Posted December 2, 2018

One point that is not impressed upon enough by trainers and fitness writers is the advantage of mixing pre and post workout supplements with water for your workout hydration needs.  Proper hydration and supplementation is especially important for infrared training.  It makes good sense to give your body what it needs when it needs it […]

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Rebound from Thanksgiving with Infrared Fitness

Posted November 25, 2018

I am writing this blog article on the Friday after Thanksgiving…which is the day that Americans consume the most number of calories as compared to any other day of the year (day of Super Bowl comes in second). I heard recently that the average American consumes over 4000 calories on Thanksgiving Day.  Wow, that’s a […]

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