Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: “Good Morning” With A Resistance Band

This exercise is called the "good morning" because of the movement that resembles the rise out of bed. This movement works the lower back, hamstrings, and glutes. You can vary the exercise by how much you bend your knees. The straighter they are, the more the hamstrings are utilized. The more your knees are bent,… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: “Good Morning” With A Resistance Band

Weight Loss

15 Ways To Lose Weight Even When Most Of The Day Is Spent Sitting

I've discussed the serious consequences of sitting and a sedentary lifestyle. When you sit, you use less energy. Even standing or moving can help.  Over the past decade, the average daily sitting time has increased by roughly an hour, to about eight hours for U.S. teens and almost 6 1/2 hours for adults, according to… Continue reading 15 Ways To Lose Weight Even When Most Of The Day Is Spent Sitting

Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: One-Arm Dumbbell Row With An Exercise Ball

Using dumbbells while on a stability ball instantly adds a new element to the exercise. This week's variety of exercise is a simple bent over, one-arm row while on a stability ball. Grasp a dumbbell in one hand and position yourself so the exercise ball is under your stomach and hips. You'll know the ball… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: One-Arm Dumbbell Row With An Exercise Ball

Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: Leg Lift Using An Exercise Ball

This week's exercise is a leg lift using an exercise ball. This will help build abdominal and lower back strength. Lie face up with your legs straight and an exercise ball between your ankles. Raise your shoulders and head slightly off the floor and keep your arms out by your sides with hands just off… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Leg Lift 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