September 09, 2014 // Category: Fitness Advisor
Dive in, dunk under or take a dip! However you want to call it, swimming is a great way to get a good workout, especially if you have arthritis or bad joints. Water places upward force on a person – better known as “buoyancy” – which means you can be unweighted by 90 percent in the water up to neck level. Thus, this phenomenon makes pool time the perfect low-impact activity for those who suffer pain during land-based exercises.
August 26, 2014 // Category: Fitness Advisor
“But I don’t have enough time in the day to workout.” Have these words ever come out of your mouth? We know it can be a challenge to fit every task and chore into your day, but what are you truly using your time for where exercise could go?
August 12, 2014 // Category: Fitness Advisor
Looking to amplify your workout on a walk or run? Look to the lunge. This do-anywhere exercise will firm up your glutes and strengthen your hamstrings, quads and calves. With tons of variations, your backside will never get bored! I’ll start with our five favorites below.