You probably that aerobic activity improves cardiovascular endurance or that weight training can build or maintain lean muscle tissue, right? Well, there is a third and very important element to training that is often much neglected and that is MOBILITY TRAINING! In general terms flexibility is affected by your genetics,
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Core Stability – What you need to know.
Core stability is a term that is commonly used in the fitness world, but what exactly does it mean? The core refers to the muscles in the torso that stabilize the spine and support the movements of the limbs. These muscles, including the transverse abdominis, rectus abdominis, internal and external obliques, and erector spinae, work
The Impact of Sleep on Exercise Performance and Recovery
As adults, we understand the importance of a good night’s sleep. We’ve heard it time and time again, that we should aim for 7-9 hours of sleep each night. But did you know that sleep can also have a significant impact on our exercise performance and recovery? In this blog, we will explore the relationship
5 Myths about Fitness and Exercise That You Need to Stop Believing
When it comes to fitness and exercise, there’s a lot of information out there. Unfortunately, not all of it is accurate or helpful. In fact, some of the most common fitness myths can do more harm than good. In this blog post, we’ll explore five of these myths and explain why you need to stop
Which Is Better for Fat Loss – HIIT vs. Steady-State Cardio?
As fitness training specialists, we are often asked by clients about the best type of cardio for fat loss: HIIT or steady-state cardio. While both forms of exercise have their advantages, understanding the science behind each can help you make an informed decision on which is the best fit for your goals, fitness level, and
The Benefits of Resistance Training for your Roaring 50+’s
As we age up to and past 50 y/o, our bodies undergo a number of changes that can impact our overall health and well-being. One of the most significant changes is the gradual loss of muscle mass, known as sarcopenia. This loss of muscle can lead to a number of negative consequences, including decreased strength,
Beginner Strength Training – 7 tips for success and safety
Strength training is an excellent way to build muscle, burn fat, and improve your overall fitness. However, it’s important to approach strength training with care to avoid injury and maximize results. As a facility that has worked with clients at all ages and stages, we have put together seven tips for safe and successful strength
How to Get rid of Cellulite
Cellulite is a condition that occurs when fat deposits beneath the skin push up against connective tissue, causing a dimpled or lumpy appearance, typically on the thighs, buttocks, and hips. It is more common in women (90% of women) than in men (10% of men), and can be influenced by genetics, hormonal factors, and lifestyle
Nutrition: What we think of “Meal Delivery Services”
Straight out of the gate – this blog is not about “food delivery” i.e. services like UberEATS and SkipTheDishes that provide food delivery to your doorstep from local restaurants in your area. These services are once offs and plagued by high cost, quality problems (cold food is the worst) and mostly quick access to fast
Women Should 100% “Train for Strength”.
The advice you get on how to take care of your body is not something that should be gendered, so why are so many women told to hop on the treadmill and use light weight only to get that “toned” look. Strength training has a direct correlation to quality and longevity of life for women.
Lemon Herb Mediterranean Chicken Salad
Your Energy System – A pocket guide
The Science is complicated The human body’s energy system converts food into energy through a process called cellular respiration. The primary source of energy for the body is glucose, which is broken down in the mitochondria of cells to produce ATP (adenosine triphosphate), the main source of energy for the body’s cells. The body also
Gilled Lime Salmon with Mango Salsa and Coconut rice
“Body Composition” is the new “Weight Loss”
You’ve heard it all many times over: Weight Loss leads to looking good. To lose weight you need to count your calories. Caloric deficiency leads to weight loss. And more…. In part all true BUT…. You need to take a new look at “Weight Loss” and while calorie intake is the most important factor in
Have You got Stress? It’s never good!
In our recent blog post – “Body Composition” is the new “Weight Loss” we referred to stress and the impact it has on your Metabolism by disrupting hormone levels and it’s always bad. In 21st century life can be very difficult if not impossible to not experience any stress but that doesn’t mean we should
10 Super Foods – Super Guidelines
Introduction The term “superfood” is used to describe foods that are nutritionally dense and offer a wide range of health benefits. These foods are considered “super” because they are rich in essential vitamins, minerals, and nutrients that our bodies need for optimal health and functioning. They are often associated with a reduced risk of chronic
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