April 29, 2014 // Category: Fitness Advisor
We all know a trip to the gym can burn calories, build strength and improve heart health, but it doesn’t stop there. When you’re on a Stairclimber working your glutes, you’re also working your mental muscles. That’s right, just like a Sudoku, exercise trains your brain!
April 07, 2014 // Category: Fitness Advisor
We’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.
January 27, 2014 // Category: Fitness Advisor
There’s a constant focus on what is new, flashy and trendy. And, to a certain extent, that’s fine. But in pursuing the new, the cutting-edge and the fresh, we can sometimes overlook the basics. Here are a couple of old-school movements to train some fundamental movements well.