300320 Anaerobic exercise while maintaining social distancing

300320 Anaerobic exercise while maintaining social distancing On a daily basis, improve your strength with these two exercises. Do each of these for four sets of 10 to 15 repetitions 2 to 3 times a day. Start out with a kitchen chair squat. This chair should be solid and sturdy with no arms. Sit back … Continue reading 300320 Anaerobic exercise while maintaining social distancing

270320 Training aerobically while maintaining social distancing

270320 Training aerobically while maintaining social distancing Do some sort of an aerobic activity that will get your heart rate higher, preferably up into about the 80% range of your maximum heart rate. Start out on the low side of this activity unless you are used to it but whatever you choose to do, do … Continue reading 270320 Training aerobically while maintaining social distancing

250320 Breathing considerations while exercising

250320 Breathing considerations while exercising In most instances your body is automatically going to be breathing at the right time, however there are times, particularly when resistance training, that this does not take place. Some advanced athletes hold their breath for 3 to 5 repetitions while lifting weights. If you do not have high blood … Continue reading 250320 Breathing considerations while exercising

170320 Coronavirus or something else?

This visual copmparison of the Coronavirus and colds or Allergies is a screen shot of a recent KXLY newscast. My sincere thanks to this organization for putting this information out to the public. The following information is directly from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/specific-groups/high-risk-complications.html If You Are at Higher Risk Who is at higher risk?Early information out of China, … Continue reading 170320 Coronavirus or something else?

170320 Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Good day to everyone reading this post. We are self isolated and suggest others in the older age brackets to do the same until this settles down a bit more. Our shopping is online with Amazon and Costco with delivery services through the USP and UPS. All of the remaining information is directly from this … Continue reading 170320 Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

110320 Strengthening the CORE

110320 Strengthening the CORE By Daniel Pare NCCP, CSO, Strength Coach I am getting lots of phone calls and several people come to my gym asking me what to do to strengthen my abs. I could give them sets of sit ups, leg raises, crunches… and it would be doing… I just like to go … Continue reading 110320 Strengthening the CORE

040320 The bridge

The Bridges are often times called ‘planks’. In the gym, we call them ‘360’s’ because we go from each side, to the prone, to the supine positions. In other words, we go full circle. This hits the center section of the body, what the magazines are jumping on and calling the ‘core’.

010320 Stationary Forward lunge with Dumbbells

https://videopress.com/v/o8LkMDPb?autoPlay=true&controls=false&loop=true&preloadContent=metadata Stationary forward dumbbell lunges Hold a dumbbell in each hand, step out and lower straight down from the hips. As you drop down, look at where your knee is in relation to your foot. It should be over the foot and not tipped off to one side or the other. Don’t bend forward; just … Continue reading 010320 Stationary Forward lunge with Dumbbells