Posts by Evan Zingman

Failing to provide sufficient challenge to the working muscles

In much the same way that your body does not need to continuously adapt to perform daily activities, if you perform the same exercise routine for long periods of time, your body will no longer need to make positive adaptations in response to the exercise.  Let’s use bicep curls as an example.  Say that when…

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Can Exercise Really Make a Difference?

Everyone knows that a fitness program provides many benefits, including making your cardiorespiratory system stronger and more efficient, increasing your strength and endurance, making you look and feel better, preventing injuries, and more.  But, most people don’t really understand exactly how small improvements can add up to really big benefits over time. Let’s say that…

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Smartphone Personal Trainer Apps vs. Z Physique Online Training

You want to start an exercise program. You may be thinking of downloading one of the personal trainer apps offered on your phone. There are many to choose from and some are very well done.  They offer pre-made workouts; exercise descriptions (some even have video), ability to log your workouts, etc. This option can work…

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Motivation through Online Training

You know in your mind that it would be a good idea to start exercising, but after thinking about it, you get so overwhelmed that you never implement it.  There are so many reasons to start working out, but the reasons not to tend to take over. One of the great advantages to an online…

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Weight loss and Diet Tips

Exercise is not enough. You must also include healthy eating habits. Make a list of all the benefits regular exercise provides you. Everything from feeling healthier, sleeping better, preventing depression, feeling stronger, etc. Post this list somewhere that you will easily see it everyday so that it can serve as a reminder why you should…

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Who chooses to subscribe to an Online Fitness Program?

Maybe you belong to a big chain gym, YMCA, community recreation center and feel why should I subscribe to an Online Personal Training program when they have personal trainers where I belong? Cost:  A monthly subscription for online training is a fraction of what you would pay for a trainer at the gym, often even…

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More reasons to choose Online Fitness Training

There are so many reasons to opt for online training to help you meet your fitness goals. I’ve discussed some in a recent post, but I thought this would be a good opportunity to revisit the topic. A couple of big reasons to try online training are cost and convenience. I offer 3 different membership…

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Online Personal Training Starts TODAY!

Today, I have a great new addition to the Z Physique website.  I now offer Online Personal Training.  Online Personal Training is very helpful for people that may want to have a personal trainer, but also want the freedom to workout on their own schedule or may not have in person personal training available or…

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Overtraining related to Resistance Training

Many people feel that the more exercise I do the better.  Believe it or not, it is possible to do too much exercise and no longer get positive results. You can experience overtraining symptoms in both resistance and aerobic training, but today we will focus on resistance training. Overtraining can result from too much intensity…

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Tips when purchasing exercise equipment

Let’s talk for a moment about the amazing infomercial exercise equipment. You know the expression, if it’s too good to be true it probably is.  Your intentions are good when you see the commercial.  I can buy this piece of equipment, workout 20 min a day, 3 times a week like they tell me and…

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