When Less Is More

Air Date: 9/8/15
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Neal Pire & Grace Desimone, Fitness Experts
Neal Pier Neal Pire is a nationally noted expert on fitness and personal training. He is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and has served on the Executive Council of ACSM's credentialing arm, the Committee on Certification and Registry Boards.

Neal served as vice president of a leading national health management company and now serves as an Exercise Physiologist at HNH Fitness, a medical fitness center in Oradell, NJ. He is widely sought after as a consultant for athlete training programs, performance enhancement centers and fitness industry management.

As a 35-year veteran with deep understanding of the subject matter, he is often asked for background, commentary or analysis by media covering wellness, fitness, and personal training.

Grace DeSimone Grace DeSimone has been in the fitness industry for over 30 years and brings a variety of experiences in commercial, corporate and community settings.

She is the editor of ACSMs Resources for Group Exercise Instructors (LWW, 2011) and is an ACSM certified personal trainer and group exercise instructor. Grace is the National Director of Group Fitness for Plus One Health Management, an Optum Company.
When Less Is More
If you have a specific goal weight in mind, or if you're counting down the days until a huge life event, it might be time to increase your fitness routine.

Oftentimes, people think they need to increase their fitness routines by simultaneously working out several times a day and decreasing the amount of calories they consume.

However, focusing your attention on doing more may actually backfire and end up causing an injury or burnout.

How do you know when enough is enough?

Fitness experts Neal Pire and Grace Desimone share why less is more when it comes to working out to see results, as well as explain what the KISS method entails.