Fitness Advisor

April 14, 2014 // Category: Fitness Advisor

FlexibilityMissingtheStretch.jpgWe all know it feels good to stretch, but why is flexibility training so important?

There are three components of fitness: cardiovascular training, strength training and flexibility training. And while many see the importance of cardiovascular and strength exercise, few understand the importance of incorporating flexibility into their workouts.

Life Fitness
 

April 08, 2014 // Category: Fitness Advisor

4.8.14ModifyYourMealHabits.jpgYou work out hard in the gym and get in those 10,000 steps a day, but the scale still isn’t budging. What gives? It’s time to take a long, hard look at your meal habits and see what needs to be modified.

Life Fitness
 

April 07, 2014 // Category: Fitness Advisor

BreathingExercise.jpgWe’ve all had that surprising moment – in the middle of an ab workout, treadmill run or bench press – when we realize we’ve been inexplicably holding our breath. Our faces are red, there’s pressure in our chest and sometimes a wave of dizziness sets in. Chances are, we finish the set before we explosively exhale, sometimes gasping for breath. I’m here to say that even though breathing incorrectly is a common occurrence during exercise, it’s still something we need to fix. 

Deborah McConnell
 

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