Weight training is a critical component to the success of an athlete.
By becoming stronger and increasing muscular endurance, an athlete is able to perform more efficiently and is better able to avoid injury. Furthermore, there are a numbe... Read more
Snow enthusiasts everywhere are counting down the days until they can hit the slopes. Both skiing and snowboarding are fun and exciting winter pursuits. But these demanding physical activities also pose high risks. Without proper training, you won... Read more
When you think about “fitness classes,” what images come to mind? Do you picture skinny people (leg warmers included) jumping around and kicking their legs to loud music? Although that might have been the case 10 or 20 years ago, the late... Read more
Medicine balls are a great way to exercise any area of your body, whether upper, lower, or core. There are different sized exercise balls from 2-12, that you can use for numerous different exercises.
Medicine ball training is suitable for... Read more
How would you like an exercise program that banishes boredom, improves your fitness, develops new skills and prevents injuries? Sounds like an infomercial, but it's not! It's cross-training, and you can do it whenever and wherever you are in... Read more
What should you do first... strength training or cardio? Also, can they be done at separate times? IE. Walking the dogs in the morning then going to the gym for strength training at night.... Read more
Not sure what is going on with my body, I have been sleeping 13-14 hours a day and I'm constantly tired. I also can't eat more then a few bites with out feeling bloated and full. Motivation to work out is 0. It's definitely affecting my marriage:(... Read more
I try really hard to maintain a positive body image, despite the fact that I'm still 50 lbs away from my goal. Some days I honestly think I am down right sexy as hell. Other days, not so much. I feel like a busted can of biscuits today.... Read more
5 Minutes of Aerobics followed with only one set of 12 reps of weight training for either upper, core or lower areas which I then do up to six times a day (usually all at once now). With alternating the body areas, I have been able to do the strength... Read more
The secret to my weight loss program is Balance. Balance is essential in all areas of my life, and the longer I do this lifestyle change, the more I realize it is absolutely necessary!For me, balance means that I need to be realistic about my weight... Read more
Usually, the average exerciser doesn't think about physiology or kinesiology when he or she is exercising. Sure, you think about form, doing your exercises correctly, and achieving balanceóboth in terms of overall fitness (a balance of cardio, streng... Read more
One of the most concerning physical changes that occurs in postmenopausal women is an accelerated loss in bone mineral density within the first several years after menopause. The rate of postmenopausal bone loss can vary for each woman, a... Read more
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