Got Core Strength? Don’t waste your precious time on ineffective core exercises! Strength training for core muscles should focus on using the hips and shoulders from a standing position instead of rolling around like a turtle stuck on its back. Keep reading to learn more about your core and why the kettlebell windmill is a core exercise that you SHOULD be doing! The … [Read more...]
7 Tips for How to Design a Workout Program that Works!
Design Your Own Workout Program What does the story about Goldilocks and the three little bears have to do with fitness? It's hard to know how much exercise to do to get the results you want. The 'poppa bear' is that too much exercise could lead to overtraining. The 'mama bear' is that not enough exercise won't produce any results. The 'baby bear' is identifying the optimal … [Read more...]
6 Exercise Hacks that Produce RESULTS!
Hacking Means Taking a Shortcut The original meaning of hack is: “to cut or shape with.” (Merriam-Webster online dictionary). However hack has been redefined; hacking now means breaking into a computer network. As a result of that usage, “hack” has evolved to refer to any shortcut or time-saving measure. You exercise because you want results; here are 6 exercise hacks for the … [Read more...]
Health Club, Fitness Studio or Home?
The disruption of the fitness industry Over the past decade a number of disrupting factors have changed how the fitness industry operates; as a result, the question becomes where is the best place to exercise: a health club, fitness studio or home? Disruptive forces Technology From wearables like trackers and hear-rate monitors to streaming services that … [Read more...]
7 Things to Know About Strength Training
Strength Training Builds Strong Muscles That title is kind of a 'no duh,' but most people overlook the fact that strength training is essential for both an aesthetic appearance and to build strong muscles. Because it helps burn calories while enhancing appearance, strength training should be an essential component of any workout program. Not only that, but strength training … [Read more...]