Want to get moving and do it safely? Here’s a workout toolkit of information to get started. Our bodies are made for moving and if we don’t do that on a regular basis, we are setting ourselves up for mobility issues. Are you as active as you were when you were a kid or as a young adult? Unless your …
Did you know that an important aspect of weight loss is building strength? If you’re trying to lose weight and just doing cardio exercises, you’re missing part of the equation that can increase your weight loss results—and that’s increasing your muscle mass.
It’s finally here—the first long weekend of the ‘summer.’ While it’s not ‘officially’ summer just yet, Victoria Day weekend is considered by many as the start of summer, as the temperatures continue to increase and the daylight stretches longer into the evening hours, giving us more energy and more time to enjoy the outdoors.
Spring is finally here, and as the temperatures warm up and the daffodils start to bloom, it’s the perfect time to get outside and get moving!
Just in time for the arrival of spring, which often brings milder temperatures, longer days and more sunlight to brighten our moods, April is Stress Awareness Month. What better time to figure out some ways we can relieve the stress we encounter? Don’t you find some days it seem worse than others?
Pain is something that we all experience, regardless of our age. Young, elderly, middle-aged or retired – our gut reaction to pain is that we want it to stop. (Have you ever heard the saying about the patient who told the doctor, “When I do this, it hurts,” and the doctor replied, “Then don’t do that!”?) People used to be …
Back pain is a common ailment. According to the Mayo Clinic, 80% of us will experience back pain at some point during our lifetime, and it is one of the most common causes for people to take time off from work or even go on extended disability.
Did you know one of the most common reasons people take time off from work is because of back pain? What else are you missing out on if your back muscles and ligaments cause so much pain and discomfort that it impacts your day-to-day activities? Want to learn how you can eliminate back pain and gain a strong beautiful back?
Most people think abs are made on the floor by performing countless sit-ups. While doing all that crunching and squeezing are good exercises that create a strong and thick rectus abdominis muscle, it’s impossible to have that coveted six-pack, flat-tummy result if you’re carrying too much body fat. There are two steps to getting those great abs, and while you …
A Good workout consists of 5 components. Planning your workouts will take practice in the beginning but once you learn the concept you will always know what you need to do in your next workout to reach your goals. Just winging it will see you frustrated at the lack of results and have you quitting before you’ve actually begun.
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