When it comes to running, people are usually on one extreme or the other. They either hate it, or can’t wait to lace up their shoes each day. Don’t get me wrong, running is not an easy sport. It takes mental strength and endurance, as well as physical. It can also leave you with some […]
As we age, we begin to lose muscle mass. In order to maintain our muscle mass and and avoid loose skin, we need to consistently train the muscles of our body. A common muscle that quickly weakens and tends to sag as the years progress are the triceps. Many women refer to these as ” […]
The thought of a massage can induce a feeling of instant relaxation to almost anyone, if not everyone. Putting all of your stresses and responsibilities on hold for one hour to pamper yourself and let someone else do all the work.
While massages are often thought of as a way to relax and unwind, they […]
There are many new gadgets and trends popping up all around the fitness industry. It’s hard to determine what you really could benefit from, what you really need, and what you want. Going into a sporting goods store could be an overwhelming and daunting task, so here are some things to snatch up, straight to […]
We are all busy in our life, careers, families, hobbies, etc. It makes finding the motivation to workout extra challenging. Our eyes are heavy from a long days work, the thought of getting a workout in seems obsolete.
So what do you do? How do you keep yourself on track with your workouts to maintain […]
Time is something many of us are short on. Imagine if you could get some exercise in during your morning and after work commute? It would be like killing two birds with one stone.
While this sounds great, many people still prefer to drive their car to work. While driving your car maybe, let me […]
There are many theories out there as to when is the best time to workout. Some say it’s in the morning when you’re body is at it’s freshest. Others argue that it’s best to get in some exercise mid day, so that you’re more energized for the rest of the day. Night time training is […]
I have seen so many individuals at the gym that do not have a watch in order to see how there rest periods are or if they are consistent with their times. That is why it is so important to use a method of timing in order to get the most out of your workouts […]
There’s typically two types of scenarios that play out when a person has completed their workout. They have either built up an appetite, and can’t wait to stuff their face when they get home, or the person who calculates all the calories they’ve lost, and don’t want to “ruin” that by eating something post workout. […]
Stretching is important in injury prevention, recovery, and correcting imbalances. One muscle group that is often neglected being stretched is the chest. This is one of the most important areas to stretch due to it’s impact on posture. Tight chest muscles pull the shoulders forward, causing a rounded upper back, leading to pain in the […]
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