Interval Pool Workouts: Tabata, Little Method, Turbulence Training and Fartlek Various forms of interval workouts have saturated the fitness market. On land, this type of training is reserved for advanced exercisers. In water, this type of training is realistic and attainable for everyone. Along with my colleague Lori Sherlock, an ironman athlete and an […]read more
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Get up and go with three easy exercises! Whether you are at home or traveling, my favorite stretch routine can be used to reduce morning stiffness, reverse the effects of prolonged sitting or as a warm-up for any workout I’d like to invite you to try – pivot, plank and swing.read more
STOP! Check your posture: where is your head positioned right now as you’re reading this article? If you are bending your head forward, you could be putting up to 60 pounds of pressure on your neck. In an upright position, the human head weighs about 12 pounds, but a small shift forward steadily increases the […]read more
How to Build Strength at an Older Age The most important factor to an individual’s functional capacity is strength. After an average of 18-20 weeks of progressive resistance training, an adult can add 2.42 pounds of lean muscle to their body mass and increase their overall strength by 25-30 percent. Source: A review article by U-M […]read more