The beginning of the New Year is here and it is a perfect time to set goals and make resolutions. If some of your goals and resolutions are related to your health and fitness, come and join us for our Free … Continue reading
“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
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
The Holiday season is here and it is a magical time full of commitments with family, friends and holiday cheer. During this time, it is very easy to find excuses and reasons not to stay committed to yourself and your … 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
Rhabdomyolysis is a condition that you never want to have or even come close to! This is where damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down and releases dangerous toxins into your blood. It can be caused by a crushing injury, drug abuse, … 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
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