5 Ways To Increase Your Bone Strength
May 17, 2013 |
Our bones are very important. They make up the skeletal system and help protect the vital organs of the body. If you’ve ever broken a bone before, you are familiar with how painful it can be. Bones contain a large amount of nerves and when the bone breaks, those nerves separate from each other causing […]Read More
Does Exercise lower the risk of kidney stones?
May 16, 2013 |
Worried about kidney stones? Ditch anxiety by taking action. Recent research has found that exercise may reduce your risk. What are kidney stones? Kidney stones impact millions of people each year. If you have ever had a kidney stone or been in the presence of someone that has had one, you know how very painful […]Read More
May 14, 2013 |
Fred Wilt, US Olympic long distance runner and track and field coach came up with the term plyometrics. Loosely defined it means measured increases. The primary benefit of plyometric training is the speed with which it leads to increased muscle strength. Quite popular in the 1980’s and 1990’s among athletes concerned with running faster and […]Read More
Powerful Mood Boosters to Get You Through Your Workout
May 13, 2013 |
Does anything taste as good as being thin feels? We don’t know about you, but when it comes to living, feeling and being your happiest, it goes hand in hand with how you feel about yourself, and more specifically, your body. Is your body doing you good, or doing you wrong? Are you doing your […]Read More
Benefits of Small Group Personal Training
May 12, 2013 |
It’s no secret that a personal trainer is great way to get started on becoming the “new you”. If you need help getting started on an exercise program, want to update your current fitness program, or just stay motivated, a personal trainer has the qualifications, certifications, and skills to help you reach your goals. Whether […]Read More
Do You Have Smelly Sweat?
May 11, 2013 |
We all sweat, some less than others, but whether you’re working out in the gym or walking on a hot day, you will likely perspire. However, are you wondering why you seem to smell worse than your neighbor on the treadmill next door? From diet to genes, there are a number of reasons you could […]Read More
May 10, 2013 |
The sun is shining. The birds are chirping. The grass is a deep green color after the winter rain has come and gone. So why are you still working out indoors? With springtime here, it’s the perfect opportunity to jump, pedal and even sun salutation your way to good health, and all while enjoying the […]Read More
How Late Is Too Late To Eat?
May 5, 2013 |
You have probably heard the notion that food should not be consumed after a certain time of night. This suggestion is usually followed by a statement that food will “sit” on your stomach throughout the night and make it harder to burn away. Maybe you’ve heard it said that it is very unhealthy to eat […]Read More
Where Does Physical Strength Come From?
May 4, 2013 |
According to the Library of Congress there are different kinds of strength. These are absolute strength or maximum force; dynamic strength, which supports repetitious movement, strength endurance to offset fatigue; and elastic strength, which helps the body to exert force quickly. Every body has some strength in each of these areas. How much you have […]Read More
When One Side is Stronger Than the Other
May 3, 2013 |
If you’re doing any sort of weight training, you may have noticed that one side is stronger than the other. Whether it’s your legs, your abs or your arms it can lead to problems for your workout and your body. Jonathan Jensen, an OptumHealth Performance Coach told Minnesota Tri News, “This typically culminates in two […]Read More