Fitness Tip of the Day: Don't Text and Train

Fitness Tip of the Day: Don't Text and Train

In order to get the maximum results from any workout, you need to be actively engaged for at least 20 minutes with your Maximum Heart Rate at 85%.

You cannot achieve these results if you're on the treadmill, elliptical or stationary bike while texting, reading, checking messages or being distracted in any way. Leave the gadgets in your car and focus exclusively on your workout in order to achive the best results.

*Disclaimer: The aforementioned is not to be construed as medical or professional fitness advice. Please always consult the advice of a physician, nutritionist, or other medical personnel before beginning any fitness or nutritional program.


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Christina Mancuso Christina Mancuso, a mother of 3, has traveled to well over 70 cities on various Broadway National Tours. She is now residing in her hometown of Columbus, Ohio after spending a year in NYC to support her daughter's Broadway debut. Besides writing, traveling, and mothering, she is a 13-time marathon runner (including the 2015 Boston Marathon), freelance artist, classical violinist, and a previous Paralegal with over 20 years of writing and research experience. Mancuso is listed in 'Who's Who Worldwide' and has been recognized for "Outstanding Leadership in Media" by the International Women's Leadership Association. A former Theatre Critic for both Columbus and NYC, Christina is currently the Regional Managing Editor of and Editor-in-Chief of