Category: Exercise

The Importance of Strength Training

The Importance of Strength Training

After 45 years of age, muscle loss averages 10% every decade. The average weight gain for women from 45-55 yrs of age is 12-15 lbs. It’s also estimated that post-menopausal women lose 1-2% of their bone mass every year. The sad thing is, a lot of us just think because we’re getting older there’s no...

Increase Results with Interval Training

Increase Results with Interval Training

Intensify your workouts and maximize results with interval training. What is it? Interval training consists of performing cycles of intense exercise with cycles of light-moderate intensity recovery periods. This is typically done with cardiovascular exercise such as walking, running, swimming, and bicycling or can be performed on cardiovascular machines – bike, treadmill, elliptical, or rowing...

Workout for One Hour or Be Dead for 24

Workout for One Hour or Be Dead for 24

What fits your busy schedule better, exercising one hour a day or being dead twenty four hours a day? The quote from a Randy Glasbergen’s cartoon tells it like it is when it comes to the importance of exercise. The benefits of exercise stretch far beyond the need for doing it for weight control reasons...

Prevent Back Pain and More – It’s Time to Strengthen Your Strong Core

Prevent Back Pain and More – It’s Time to Strengthen Your Strong Core

So what’s all the buzz about training the “core”? What is it and why is it so important? You could be Mr. Beautiful muscle man at the gym, and be strong physically but be a weakling when it comes to core strength. Is it really worth the time and effort to strengthen your core? Absolutely!...

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