A resilient core will also improve your posture; remember that ideal posture will lessen your risk for back and shoulder aches, as well as improve your breathing! In addition, with a strong core and ideal posture, your body will be better able to move efficiently and be ready for any forces acting on it, such as a slip or a sudden push.
I often tell my clients that if they want to age independently, it’s important to maintain a strong, flexible, functional body. Imagine losing the ability to toilet yourself, shower or bathe, or even dress as you age? By choosing exercises that are multi-joint, you are better replicating the movement patterns used in daily life and will strengthen the muscles that serve multiple joints. Check these Functional Exercises for Your Buttocks.
January 1st, 2021, is just around the corner, and if you are like me, you are looking forward to a better year! With the start of a new year, many embrace the practice of setting a New Year’s resolution. Every day is an opportunity to choose healthier, more enriching, and more satisfying options for our well being. A better you can mean many different things, from relationships to nutrition to career. Let’s focus here on achieving a better you this 2021. Check out these tips!
It’s no secret that most of us desire a flat, toned midsection; Think beyond how great this looks, and look a little deeper. But the core is much more complex and far more functional than aesthetic. Find out what is the purpose of the core muscles in this article. We'll also provide core strengthening exercises to train your core is easy to do anywhere and require little to no equipment.
We have all been there; an injury, either minor or severe, puts us out of the action. Depending on the nature of your injury, it may be days, weeks, or even months before it fully heals. Check out these top five action steps to take to regain strength after an injury.
Resistance bands in general are not a new concept, as they have been used in rehabilitation settings for over a century. Learn the difference between them, how they are used and who can benefit from them.