There are two main types of stretching, static and dynamic. Static stretching is when you hold a stretch in one position without movement, whereas dynamic stretching refers to stretches which involve movement during the stretch. There have been many studies done to find out the effects of each type so ...
November 17, 2017support
Whether you have had a broken ankle, or torn the ligaments in the ankle or foot or extreme sprain; modified yoga can effectively strengthen weak ankles. Weak ankles need time to become stronger. The poses take some practice and some patience. If you proceed slowly modified yoga will begin to ...
November 16, 2017support
I loved riding my bike as a kid. We would ride all around town and back and forth to school. After school we got together to ride bicycle and talk about what happened at school, our worries, our dreams. Bike riding kept us healthy, busy and happy. As an adult ...
November 14, 2017support
Static Stretching Vs Dynamic Flexibility Flexibility is an important component of physical fitness that is often ignored. People often include other components of fitness like strength training and cardiovascular endurance but fail to include stretching in their fitness routines. For the purposes of this article, we will start with the general ...
November 11, 2017support
People do cardio for different reasons. Many simply want to lose weight or just maintain good health. Sure, everyone wants to burn fat which is one of the many benefits of cardio. But we must understand that losing weight and losing fat aren't necessarily the same, and the same approach ...
November 8, 2017support
Often, people who decide to include exercise and fitness as a regular part of their life are motivated by their own individual reasoning. Some are drawn to muscle building, for example, out of simple vanity. Others have been "prescribed" exercise by a physician as a way to handle chronic conditions ...
October 15, 2017support
Whenever someone decides to go on some sort of a fitness program, they are faced by a typical dilemma. The dilemma is which shoe type will serve best for this purpose, running shoes or training shoes? The apparent differences between both are quite few and they may seem similar to ...
October 12, 2017support
My Story 2016 Have you ever wanted to become a personal trainer? You love to exercise and want to share that passion and get paid? I did so I took a course held through my local gym September 12, 2016 - November 10,2016. I attended courses for 9 weeks that would prepare me ...
September 7, 2017Heidi
The Health Coach profession is more prevalent each year. You can find them in corporations, fitness gyms and private practice in every city. But do you need one? What is a Health Coach Health and wellness coaching; a patient-centered process that is based upon behavior change theory and is delivered by health ...
August 10, 2017Heidi
What constitutes fitness? How do you know if you are physically fit or not? Just like any other physical or physiological characteristics like height or weight, fitness is a relative measurement. We can safely assume that a weekend runner is more fit than a habitual couch potato, and in turn, ...
June 2, 2017Heidi
Believe it or not this gym was created by a group of friends who were drinking a bottle of tequila one night after their gym had gone under. The group was trying to decide on what to do next, after a few shots someone had the idea of "creating a ...
May 31, 2017Heidi