July 22, 2014 / Category: Fitness Advisor
Food is fuel, and if you don’t have the right fuel or the correct amount, it can throw a wrench into your workout. Think of food and exercise as a dance between two partners – you want to be in sync. You want to avoid feeling full and sluggish, but you also want to avoid feeling empty and weak. To get it all straight, here’s the scoop on eating before you hit the gym!
June 24, 2014 / Category: Fitness Community
The stability ball originated in the rehabilitation and physical therapy environment of the 1960s, but these days, you’d be hard pressed to enter a workout facility and not see it used as exercise equipment. Now the big rubber ball is bouncing into the workplace.
June 17, 2014 / Category: Fitness Advisor
Let’s face it: our schedules are busier than ever, and free time is the most valuable commodity we have. Sloppy strength training – including poor form, incomplete repetitions and ill-conceived resistance weight – is simply a waste of time.