Notes from the Lake

The official Blog of Lake Austin Spa Resort.

Showing posts from 08 2012.

TRX Suspension Training

10th August 2012

This workout initially developed by the Navy SEALs entered the fitness realm and has now arrived at Lake Austin Spa Resort! TRX® Suspension Training® is a performance tool that uses your bodyweight to increase strength, power, endurance, mobility, durability, balance, flexibility, and core stability. There are hundreds of exercises that can be instantly adjusted for anyoneto achieve any training goal.

It is interesting that when some learn that the workout was developed by the Navy…

Jeffrey Elliot has a degree from the Culinary Institute of America and has cooked at prestigious restaurants such as Le Cirque, and Le Bernardin in New York. Since leaving the kitchen, he's owned an antiquarian bookstore, gotten an MBA, been a stockbroker, and worked for Share Our Strength, a not-for-profit dedicated to eradicating childhood hunger in America. Currently, Jeffrey is the Director of Culinary Relations for Zwilling JA Henckels, Demeyere, and Staub, as well as the Executive…

A quick quiz to end your week... True or false? Weight training burns more calories than running.

The answer is "true" although it is a bit of a trick question.

When weight training and running are compared minute to minute as calorie burners, running is the winner.

However, the "truth" of weight workouts as a major calorie burner comes from the cumulative effect of regular sessions.

Consistently working out with weights or performing any kind of resistance training builds lean muscle…