How Overtraining Robs Your Exercise Gains

Athletes can develop overtraining syndrome. The main symptoms are fatigue and a declining physical performance. How can we avoid overtraining, and still get the most out of an exercise program like Sprint 8? The specific answer depends on the individual. Read More

Build Muscle, Burn Fat, Make Friends: Introducing Sprint 8 GX

Fitness centers are re-opening, and people are eager to start going to the gym again. According to the 2021 IHRSA Media Report, 94 of people plan to return to their gym in some capacity” (p. 13). But with so many online and hybrid workout programs available, why does anyone want… Read More

The Importance of Rest and Recovery

Exercise, by itself, doesn’t make you stronger. When you exercise, your muscles break down, and the only way to build them back up is by resting. This is true for all types of exercise, including Sprint 8. If you don’t give your muscles time to recover after sprinting, you won’t… Read More

How to Interpret Your Sweat Score

When you do Sprint 8 on Matrix equipment, you get a Sweat Score after every sprint. Your Sweat Score tells you how much power you generated while working out. In other words, it tells you how hard you worked. The bigger the number, the more effort you put into the… Read More

Real People, Real Results: James’s Story

When James Keating was in his early 20s, he met Phil Campbell at his local gym. The former National Champion powerlifter was taught the benefits of Sprint 8 by its creator, but he didn’t start the program until years later. In his late 30s, he wanted to get in the… Read More

Real People, Real Results: Kim’s Story

As a knowledgeable fitness professional with experience running two Snap Fitness locations, Kim Robinson was no stranger to cardio before Sprint 8. Prior to starting the interval training regime, Kim was focused on endurance and distance running. A marathoner motivated by a challenge known to her members as the… Read More

How Your Diet Affects Your Results

Sprint 8 is a tough workout, but the results are worth it. You can make those results even better by eating the right foods at the right time. But if you eat the wrong foods, you might not get the results you’re looking for. Read on to learn how your… Read More

Which Cardio Machine is Best for Sprint 8?

When it comes to Sprint 8, not all cardio machines are created equal. Some machines make it easy to achieve maximum intensity during your sprints. Others make it easy to slack off. To understand why, you need to know how Sprint 8’s difficulty settings work. The Sprint 8 program has… Read More

Doing Sprint 8 Without Equipment

One of the best things about Sprint 8 is its versatility. You can do Sprint 8 on almost any type of cardio equipment, from indoor training cycles to treadmills. But did you know that you can do Sprint 8 without equipment? If you don’t have access to a fitness center… Read More

Is Your HIIT Class Really HIIT? Probably Not.

HIIT is the hottest workout worldwide according to the American College of Sports Medicine. This is not surprising. Research shows HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) produces superior results to all other forms of exercise and people see and feel results in just a few weeks — if they are doing… Read More