This is feel-good exercise designed to help you move better.
by Laurie Denomme | Feb 23, 2017
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 […]
by Laurie Denomme | Jan 28, 2016
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.
by Laurie Denomme | Sep 3, 2015
STOP! Check your posture. Where is your head positioned right now as you are 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 […]
by Laurie Denomme | Jul 16, 2015
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 […]
by Laurie Denomme | Jun 18, 2015
Let’s face it. Life is busy. Long workouts before or after work are not always an option. The good news is, recent research tells us as little as 10 minutes of activity per day is associated with a significantly reduced risk of cardiovascular disease.