Monthly Archive for: ‘April, 2014’

Kettlebell Training

Dumbbells, barbells, and cable machines oh my! How many types of resistance equipment can you spot in your local fitness center? While it is no surprise that weight training can be carried out with various equipment how often do you change it up? In order to reach goals while keeping it fresh, venturing out and changing up your routine is …

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Tiger’s Injury, Surgery, and Prognosis

Tiger Woods recently went under the knife to fix his acutely painful low back. His official diagnosis was a bulging disc and pinched nerve. Here are the answers to the most common questions I’ve been getting surrounding his injury: What’s a bulging disc? Herniated Disc Your discs are sandwiched between the vertebrae in your spine. Each disc is there to …

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Running and Strength Training

Strength training is something that all runners should be incorporating into their overall fitness routine. Strength training for runners is more than toning and building muscle, it’s a way to keep from getting injured. There are many, many articles about running injuries and how to rehabilitate them or how to change up the run workouts to compensate for injuries. An …

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Eat Intuitively

Food is not the enemy. It’s just food – a source of energy and nutrients for your body. By listening closely to what your body is telling you, you can forever change your relationship with food. Intuitive eating works for everyone since it is as individual as you are. While is seems simple to just listen to your body, it …

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Building More Than Muscle

Strength training or resistance training uses a form of resistance to build muscle strength. Strength training not only improves muscle mass, it also mitigates the effects of arthritis, obesity and osteoporosis, just to name a few. The most common technique of strength training is the process of progressively increasing the force of the muscle being used by progressively increasing the …

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