The plank is one of the best exercises to strengthen your core, which is more than just your abdominals. The core is a complex series of muscles that includes your entire body, minus your legs, head and arms. Various plank exercises challenge all the major muscle groups and stabilizers, improve strength, and prevent injury. The […]
Whether you’re a seasoned athlete or a newbie, finding your fitness motivation to reach your goals can be difficult. One way to boost your fitness is to try a 30-day challenge. A 30-day challenge can provide you the motivation you need to push yourself a little harder. The 30-Day Challenge Series I created not only […]
Whether you're looking for a tighter rear, leaner legs or firmer thighs, the lunge challenge may be your gateway to a stronger lower body. The lunge is designed to work all the major muscles in the lower body—primarily the quadriceps, but also the glutes, hamstrings and calves.
There are a number of differences between the “small” group training and the “’large” group training models. With small group training, the level of difficulty is increased because each client has individual needs and limitations that we as trainers have to take into consideration.
I wear Vibram FiveFinger minimalist shoes all the time! It's the best thing I ever did for my knees, feet and posture. Frequently we are asked questions like the one below and finally, I just had to share!
Blueberry-spinach smoothies are very nutritional especially with coconut water which has fewer calories, less sodium, and more potassium than a sports drink.
Lisa and I had a very good conversation this morning around caloric intake and the need for people to realize that drastically cutting calories, does their body a grave disservice. We were discussing our new Weight Management program and the great information found in the manuals the participants will receive.
Mistake #1: You go to the grocery store following a workout. Most of us have heard the old adage about not grocery shopping when we’re already hungry, right?
According to the statistics from the World Health Organization, about 12.9 million people worldwide died from some form of cardiovascular disease in 2004. And each year, the World Cancer Research Fund estimated that some eight million people died from cancer.
Probably by now you have all figured out how much I like one dish meals that are hearty and healthy. I learned a long time ago that I would not be slim & fit on salad alone.