“Muscle is the absolute centerpiece for being healthy, vital and independent as we grow older,” says Miriam Nelson, director of the John Hancock Research Center on Physical Activity, Nutrition, and Obesity Prevention at Tufts University’s Friedman School of Nutrition Science … Continue reading
In order for you to stimulate changes in your body through exercise, you have to force your body to attempt things it is not able to do in its current condition. For example, if you can perform 8 repetitions with … Continue reading
Strength training has so many health benefits that our very good friend Mark Asanovich, who is one of the most respected strength and conditioning coaches in the NFL, calls it “the new fountain of youth”.
If you want to age more … Continue reading
Movember is here and the Rock Solid Fitness Team is commemorating the Prostate Cancer awareness month. Our male coaches are growing their facial hair and we encourage you to do the same!
The Rock Solid Fitness staff has a very special … Continue reading
It is easy to get out of your workout routine around the Holidays . First, make sure your caloric intake is correct. You need a sound, well-balanced diet that is low enough in calories to allow you to lose your … Continue reading
Exercise Used As Life Span Indicator
BY: By JANET McCONNAUGHEY
The Associated Press
A person’s peak exercise capacity as measured on a treadmill test is a more powerful predictor of how long someone will live than risk factors such as heart disease, … Continue reading
The function of the triceps muscle is to extend, or straighten, the elbow. Any exercise movement which involves straightening the arms, regardless of what body part is being targeted, will involve the triceps. For example, when performing chest exercises, most … Continue reading
Hiring a personal trainer is an important, and sometimes tricky, decision. On one hand, you want to find someone who has a personality you find agreeable, because you will be spending a lot of one-on-one time with your trainer. Personality … Continue reading
Always make sure you keep a record of your workouts( seat settings, amount of weight and how many reps you did with that weight). If you have a trainer make sure your trainer always keeps a record of your workouts. … Continue reading
According to Arthur Jones improvements in flexibility are a direct result of stretching , but heavy full range exercise provides a degree of stretching that is absolutely impossible to achieve in any other way.
The resistance must be heavy enough to … Continue reading