Your spouse can be your best exercise buddy. In a study of 3,075 people, researchers looked at marital status and activity levels. Married couples were more likely to be active than non-married individuals. If one spouse was active, the other spouse was also more likely to be active. In highly active men, their spouse was […]
Muscle Up Monday!!!
Jumpstart your week with this head to toe full body strength training workout. These exercises will leave you feeling more energized and ready to tackle whatever come your way during your work week. Perform All Of These Exercises For 30 Seconds With No Breaks Between Moves. Alternating Front Shoulder Raises Alternating Lateral Shoulder Raises Tricep […]
Exercise Is Essential For Not Only Physical But Mental Health As Well!
Exercise & Mental Health The National Institute of Mental Health recognizes exercise as a valid treatment for anxiety and depression. Levels of neurotransmitters such as serotonin, dopamine, and norepinephrine are higher in those who exercise. These, in turn, may elevate mood, reduce depression, and improve mental focus. Exercise or physical activity assists the psycho-physiological adaptation […]
Think Your Abs Are Strong Enough For My 1000 Rep Hardcore Abdominal Workout? Give It A Try And Let Me Know How You Did!
My 1000 rep abdominal exercise: 10 sets hanging straight leg raises 25 reps each. 5 sets of 25 reps of each: Stability ball front sit up Stability ball side sit ups each side Stability ball sit ups feet up Regular Crunch Bicycle Crunch Russian Twist Do these sets in whatever order you feel will allow […]
Training Tough This Tuesday!
Don’t think you have time for a great workout, think again! With this weeks Training Tough Tuesday Workout you can get an awesome full body strength training workout in under 20 minutes and all you need is a pair of dumbbells. Do each of these exercises for 30 seconds then repeat again after a 30 […]
Building Muscle To Burn Extra Calories!
A Great Reason To Include Strength Training In Your Weight Loss Program Studies have estimated that for each pound of muscle that you add to your body, you burn an additional 35 to 50 calories per day. So, an extra 10 pounds of muscle will burn approximately 350 to 500 calories a day, or an […]
Top Exercises For Runners!
Exercises For Runners Runners who include resistance training in their running programs will cross the finish line first. Strong hip flexors, glutes and hamstrings reduce the risk of injury from muscular imbalances you may not even know you have. You don’t even have to go to the gym to perform these strengthening exercises. Add […]
Best Unique Core Exercises!
Tired Of The Basic Crunch And Sit Up Core Routine? Here, thanks to the Mayo Clinic staff, are some great core exercises to do besides the normal boring crunch/sit-up and reasons why everybody should do them. Core exercises strengthen your abs and other core muscles. Here’s a primer on core exercises. By Mayo Clinic staff: […]
No Gym Equipment? No Problem!
Do you feel like you can’t exercise because you don’t have any equipment? Or, maybe you are traveling and the hotel you are in doesn’t have a gym? Don’t worry, you can still get a great workout in! Be sure to stretch before and after the workout, and then perform the exercises below. Perform […]