Squats work a variety of muscles in your lower body, including your quads, glutes, hamstrings, calves and even your core muscles. Using a resistance band at various levels around your legs can amplify the workout certain muscles get. This week we'll focus on a basic squat, with the band wrapped around the ankles. Loop a… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Resistance Band Squat
Stay active. It's much easier said, than done. During the hottest months of the year, it can feel as though activity outside of the earliest hours of the morning is not possible. Avoiding the heat doesn't mean you have to avoid physical activity.
The chest press works the pectoral muscles, triceps, and the deltoids. If you participate in activities that require upper body strength, such as golf, tennis, softball, swimming, maybe even the martial arts, you'll notice an improvement in your strength and performance from adding chest presses to your routine.
Dance is not only fun it can be a great way to burn calories. According to a survey published by The American Council of Exercise, health experts and fitness specialist unanimously agree that dance has evolved into a form of exercise for weight loss and physical fitness. An hour of dancing can burn up to… Continue reading Dance The Weight Away
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