July 23, 2012 // Category: Fitness Advisor
Lack of time and motivation seem to be the most common roadblocks for not participating in a regular exercise program for many people nowadays. The recent economic times have caused many people to take on more than one job to make ends meet. If you fall into this category and cannot even fathom having time to exercise, it is time to rethink your exercise strategy now.
A common misconception is that one has to spend countless hours in the gym to gain any health benefit. According to the American College of Sports Medicine’s (ACSM) recommendations, most adults need to engage in at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise each week. Key points that ACSM adds are:
July 16, 2012 // Category: Fitness Advisor
This simple workout has only three exercises and six reps, but will give your major muscle groups a great workout.
As always, I wanted to give this workout a try before I shared it with all of you. On a 90+ degree day, I grabbed an extra large bottle of water, put on my best sweat-wicking workout gear and headed to the soccer fields behind my house. Those empty soccer goal frames make for a great location to hang my suspension training straps!