Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: Bridge Using An Exercise Ball

This week's exercise, the bridge, utilizes an exercise ball. This movement will help stabilize your core and back, as well as your glutes. The slide show below demonstrates how to complete the bridge exercise with the ball. If you are using a mobile device or tablet, please turn your device horizontally to view the captions. … Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Bridge Using An Exercise Ball

Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: Tricep Dips Using A Chair

Tricep dips utilize your body weight to build strength in your triceps and deltoids. To do the chair dip exercise: Place a sturdy chair in an open space. Sit down and wrap your fingers around the front edge of the chair. Slide your body forward until your buttocks is just off the chair. Start with… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Tricep Dips Using A Chair

Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: Squat With An Exercise Ball

We're continuing our series of exercises using an exercise ball. This week, we'll show how to complete a squat with an exercise ball. Courtney Medical Group earns a commission from purchases made through the link above. Place an exercise ball between the wall and the curve of your lower back. Stand with your feet shoulder-width… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Squat With An Exercise Ball

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Exercise Of The Week: Lat Extensions Using Resistance Bands

This week we'll continue using the resistance bands with a door anchor. This exercise, the straight-arm lat extension can be done either standing or kneeling. Kneeling allows for isolation of the latissimus dorsi muscle (see image below). SET UP Anchor: Secure the band(s) to the door with the door anchor at the top of the door.… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Lat Extensions Using Resistance Bands

Weight Loss

22 Weight Loss Myths

There's so much data available on the internet it's sometimes difficult to know what's accurate and what's not. A claim isn't accurate just because it's on the internet. Here are several weight-loss myths that are always bandied about, but aren't true. Eating at night makes you fat: While some research has associated late night intake with a higher… Continue reading 22 Weight Loss Myths