Is the Target Heart Rate formula for women changing?

According to Martha Gulati cardiologist with Ohio State University Medical Center, the target heart rates and heart health needs to be changed. Gulati noted that the current standard heart rate formula was based on a male only study, forty years ago.Gulati does bring up a good point in the USA Today, stating “Women are not small men”. Look bellow for Gulati’s […]

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Backpacker: Shout Out

Balconi brand will be, and is currently featured in Backpacker magazine this year! The Balconi Team worked closley with Jasa’ of Backpacker  magazine to create eye catching ads, spreading the word about the Balconi Hats. We can’t say enough about Jasa’, she is simply wonderful and she truly makes the Balconi Team’s day!

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This Canadian reminder…

By: Renee’ Balconi I drove all day from Ohio to London, Ontario to officially launch Balconi Gear in Toronto, Canada. The drive was easy and kept entertained listening to the football games all day Sunday. Although, my brain somewhat settled listening to the Browns game, I actually was doubting myself going into these meetings in Canada. It’s […]

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OUTSIDE MAGAZINE: SHOUT OUT

Outside Magazine: Balconi is and will be featured in Outside magazine throughout the Fall and Winter months this year. Thank you to Brittany, who is on the Outside Magazine team. Brittany met us almost two years ago, and we told her one day we would be working with her. “One day” became this year, thank you Brittany […]

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Fun Fact: Push Ups

Fun Fact: How to measure how much weight you are pushing during a push up. Ok, grab a scale and lay it on a flat surface.  Get in your push up stance and put both hands on the scale. This should give you the weight you are pushing up. Divide the number on the scale by your body weight, and […]

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Take one more step

Advice that we would like to pass on; Always take one more step. Athlete: If you play a sport and you just finished a two hour practice and everyone is going home to eat, lay on the couch or go out. Take 15 minutes and work on what you are great at. This will put […]

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WATCH: Football‐FULL COURT SHOT

Half Time Football‐FULL COURT SHOT by Balconi teammate! Football weekends are the best. Especially when you take a half time FULL COURT SHOT and look like the next Tony Romo (the one who won the Cowboys game yesterday!)

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Equal rest ratio

Training: A. The driven individual has just run seven full field sprints as hard as they could, with NEVER taking a break in between. The fifth, sixth and seventh sprints have gotten 10 seconds slower and the final results have dropped dramatically. B. The other indivdual decided to run those exact full field sprints, with […]

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The importance of resistance

Often we forget that just performing the motion isn’t going to get us that tone, explosive and rocking body.  Resisting the force is what actually creates those tight and powerful muscles.  So next time you are performing those dreadful split jumps, land lightly and slowly bend at the knee, and resist that body going into the ground.  Once […]

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Building your OWN workout

Four easy words will help anyone create a full body workout: push, pull, legs and core. We understand not everyone may have the time and money to afford professional training advice or trainings. Simplicity is key when it comes to putting together your own fitness program, unless you are educated and certified in this area. So, look […]

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