As we've shared in many previous exercise posts, stability and strength are crucial elements of fitness. It's not all about hitting a certain weight, pant size, or look. And by strength, we don't mean being able to lift like an Olympian. Physical fitness is a combination of factors, but the underlying truth is that if… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Bridge Knee Taps
Equipment-free exercises allow you to stay active even if away from the gym or your normal routine at home. Using your own body weight and focusing on stability and endurance can be done by modifying exercises you may already do regularly. This exercise, for example, is a twist on a traditional bridge. -Start by sitting… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Knee Tap Bridge
Planks are easy to do anywhere and they work a large group of muscles including your core, biceps, glutes, and even your neck muscles. A wobble cushion requires an additional layer of stability and increase the difficulty of the exercise. Position yourself in a push-up position, with the wobble cushion under your arms. Lower your… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Plank Using A Wobble Cushion
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
You can't teach an old dog new tricks. A cliché that seems as true today as it was yesterday. Are we so entrenched in where we currently are, and what we have become that we no longer have the ability to look at where we can go? Success never happens in a vacuum. It happens… Continue reading Can You Teach An Old Dog New Tricks?