NGR™ Shoes Exercises of the Week (for work or home)

Many of you have been asking what kind of fun things you can do with your NGR™ Shoes to boost your workout and get closer to that 50% more calorie burn of "up to 50% more". Bearing that in mind we decided to start some Exercises of the Week for our NGR people out there!

Tips and Tricks for Exercising No Gym Required™

We're all short on time. Between excessive personal and professional demands and our desire to have some downtime sometimes, schedules get stretched pretty thin. Too thin if you ask me!

No Gym Required™ Tips & Tricks to Improve Eating Habits

It's no secret that if you're looking to lose weight or improve your overall health, the biggest thing you can do is eat properly. Eating plays such a huge role that a proper and healthy diet has been proven to drastically improve overall health and can severely improve or reverse the effects of certain diseases like diabetes!

There is a lesson there for us all.

"Green Exercise: No-Gym-Required Workout in the Park" > planet green

Laurel House of planet green covers a great and green NO GYM REQUIRED workout.

"Yes, bikini-bodies are part of the summertime equation, but you can fit into beach form with a green exercise routine that requires no equipment other than a park bench and swing."

Read full article below:



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Alright you weekend warriors, Friday is almost here and I thought I'd throw you some homework for Saturday and Sunday - something to keep up the good habits. The good news is that this NGR routine is made to respect the weekend's OFF TIME. It's very simple but very challenging and takes only 16 minutes.

Do these as a circuit (one after the other) 4 times without taking a break or resting. Your jog and your plank will be all the break you need!

"Take a Load....On?" > iVillage

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"...Before I put the NGR shoes on, I figured I’d walk for 10 minutes and get my try-the-shoes obligation over with, but I ended up enjoying a good 45-minute, brisk walking workout. I loved the slight-muscle-burn feeling that I’ve never felt while walking in normal shoes.


From my own experience in working out and training others, I know how important music is to the experience and success of the session—the high and energy that can only come from the right playlist. “Studies have shown that listening to music during exercise can improve results, both in terms of being a motivator (people exercise longer and more vigorously to music) and as a distraction from negatives like fatigue,” says The New York Times in “They’re Playing My Song: Time to Work Out,” their story on the issue.
Based on the research of Dr. Costas Karageorghis, an associate professor of sport psychology who rates music according to its “motivational qualities for various physical activities,” The Times reported that the key factors for songs for working out are:

Du Institute, 60 AB Roller Demo

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Are those NGR™ Shoes she is exercising with?

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Found these No Gym Required type exercises provided by More magazine where the model is wearing NGR Shoes! That means she's getting a little more out of her workout by increasing the resistance in her legs and core!

The last exercise (Pilates Obliques) is really maximizing the usefulness of NGRs!

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Lixin Du’s 60 Pistols

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Lixin Du’s Thursday DO!

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14 Questions for Jennifer Cohen

Jennifer Cohen
Jennifer Cohen, the author of "No Gym Required" and reigning queen of fitness and nutrition in Toronto, offers her advice for a successful get-fit Summer program.

Lixin Du's Tuesday DO!

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At what "AGE" can you start an exercise program?

At a recent speech I gave at the local "Rotary Club" in my hometown, a question was asked by one of the club members as to what age should you start an exercise program? According to the NSCA (The National Strength & Conditioning Association) when a trainer is designing and evaluating a resistance training program for any type of person, a few key factors must be kept in mind:

7 Secrets to Lean Abs

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rehan-curl-pic-200x300.jpgTip #1: Do Cardio- By performing cardiovascular work 3-4 times a week, you can burn more calories and increase metabolic rate. This can help lower body fat and allow you to see more definition in your abdominal region.