Let’s face it: sitting at our desks all day isn’t doing our bodies any favors. While I definitely encourage you to get up and get moving as much as possible throughout the day, there are times when leaving your office space for more than a few minutes isn’t an option.… Read More»
If you love to break a sweat and won’t let anything stand in your way; you’ve probably been in that awkward situation where you’re unsure if it’s really best to hit the gym or not. Well, avoiding the obvious signs can be detrimental to your health and overall well-being. … Read More»
One factor that can really make or break your strength training progress is the form you exhibit when exercising. If you don’t have a personal trainer showing you the ropes, you might end up doing the exercises incorrectly, which can either prevent you from making progress, or even lead to… Read More»
BODYPUMP™ is described as a weight-based group fitness program created in 1991 by Phillip Mills. The fitness program is distributed by Les Mills International and has a devout following. These 60-minute high intensity, low resistance classes focus on strength training with the use of a bar bell. The reason why… Read More»
There are a lot of myths regarding running in the cold. Some think the icy weather might even freeze their lungs and others just cannot handle the burning sensation experienced when breathing. Running in the cold is not ideal, but these uncomfortable obstacles can be faced and conquered.
When you are injured, it’s important to understand what it is and why it happened. There is no use in recovering from something that you haven’t analyzed only to suffer from the same injury over and over again. Some sports injuries are rather common, but we all have a different build and genetic material. Even if you don’t think your injury was serious, it’s still important to see a professional and allow him/her to educate you on the problem.
If you haven’t worked out in a long time, put on extra pounds, or just don’t know how to use workout equipment, you could make yourself prone to a workout injury. In fact, most people will suffer some type of workout injury during their lives – either for pushing themselves… Read More»
Many people dread them, but they happen to the best of runners. Injuries. They sideline you, take your motivation and make you feel defeated. Finally after a little rehab and working through your injury, you’ve gotten the green light to run from your doctor. Before you were injured, you were… Read More»
We’ve all had it happen to us: an injury that stops us in our tracks. When you’re a runner, there’s nothing worse than not being able to run. Unfortunately injuries are a common part of the game, but they don’t have to be. Here’s how to stop injuries instead of… Read More»