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
In the 1920's, French chemist Rene Maurice Gattefosse accidentally lit his arm on fire in his laboratory. The nearest cold liquid was a vat of lavender oil, into which he thrust his arm in an act of desperation. To his surprise, the pain subsided... Read more
Circuit training is a workout routine that combines cardiovascular fitness and resistance training. It was first proposed in the late 1950s as a method to develop general fitness. The initial routines were arranged in a circle, alternating betwee... Read more
More and more kids are gravitating toward weight training. In most cases, strength training is safe and encouraged for kids. However, when done incorrectly, whether too intensely or too early in life, it can lead to permanent damage. Fitness trainer... Read more
Pop quiz: Can you name the most important muscle in your body? Nope, it's not your abs, hamstrings or triceps. It's your heart!
The human heart is an amazing muscle, capable of pumping about five quarts of blood throughout the body every... Read more
I have a saying I made up about 30 + years ago who h says, "Roadblocks are made from bricks of exuses"!
What does that mean? Well I realized that with any goals people, myself included, had they would convince themselves that something could... Read more
I have had an active, fun weekend. But, have made some aweful food decisions. Almost 3000 calories yesterday and about 2000 each of the two days before that. But you know what...it is going to be okay because I will be back to basics tomorrow.... Read more
I have been thinking about using herbs and spices to give food flavor without a lot of fat or salt. I am talking about meals for lunch and dinner. Herbs like oregano, basil, rosemary, and other fresh or dried herbs.
I just don't know ANYTHING ab... Read more
I do not have room for a treadmill or stationary bike, so I set aside a little money every week until I had enough money get good running shoes, free weights, resistance bands, medicine ball, pedometer, & stability ball. I did not get them in one sho... Read more
Medicine Balls provide a great alternative to the standard free weights and resistance bands many of us own and use for strength training at home. Not only do medicine balls provide us with a larger range of motion compared to other workout equipm... Read more
For many of us working our core is one area of the body that is often neglected as it takes time to see the results of all our hard work. But working these muscles is just as important, if not more so, than working the other areas of your body. The r... Read more
My husband actually bought our medicine ball. I have no idea why. He thought it would be good exercise. It came with a DVD that we've since lost. The best thing about medicine balls, in my opinion, are the partnered exercises. Then I can get... Read more
Last night was my first meeting with my Personal Trainer - Ralph. I was excited but nervous because I've never worked with a personal trainer before and although I like the idea of someone telling me and challenging me to reach beyond my limit, I ten... Read more
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