Years ago, I used to work in a commercial gym. In that gym, there was a machine, and an older person was doing bench press in a Universal station. The stack is behind the bench and the handle is shaped like a T. I am looking at this person setting up to do bench-press. She positioned herself and started to bench-press.
When a new client starts doing the squat or the deadlift, I leave them to get into position on their own. I used to guide them with positioning, but I do not anymore. Why am I doing that?
What is adaption and how should you incorporate it into your strength training program?
Recovery methods employed after heavy exercise. (2/2) By Danny M. O'Dell, M.A. CSCS Continued from last week Let us briefly discuss a few of these and the way in which they are applied during the recovery process. Use these various modalities between sets or between days of training. Experiment until you have found the ones … Continue reading 140521 Recovery methods employed after heavy exercise. (2/2
Use of the various means of recovery should be included as a part of the over all design package of your work out plan. You will find some that fit you very well, just as some exercise seem to be tailor made especially for you. However, keep varying the different modalities, as your body will soon accustom itself to those, which are applied most frequently. The benefits will diminish if they are over used. The bottom line on the issue is this: just as you change your exercise selections around each training day so must you change your recovery modes around.
At-Home Yoga on Zoom - Health, Wellness, & Sexual Empowerment Reprinted with permission from: https://www.loradicarlo.com/blog/athome-yoga-on-zoom-health-wellness-sexual-empowerment Remember when everyone started growing green onions, or scallions, in mason jars on their windowsills at the beginning of quarantine? Or how about the exploding popularity of roller skating that caused nationwide shortages of roller skates in the U.S.? There’ve … Continue reading 110221 At-Home Yoga on Zoom – Health, Wellness, and Sexual Empowerment
Are you considering adding exercise to your daily routine or significantly increasing your level of activity? Talk to your doctor about the exercises and physical activities that are best for you. During your appointment, you can ask:
020920 Strengthening your body provides positive and specific health benefits (2 of 2) Resistance training is well suited to altering the ratio of fat to lean muscle in your body. Resistance exercise, on the other hand, helps increase your lean muscle mass. This is important because muscle tissue is much more active than fat tissue. … Continue reading 020920 Strengthening your body provides positive and specific health benefits (2 of 2)
260820 Strengthening your body provides positive and specific health benefits (1 of 2) It doesn’t seem to matter what mode of resistance you use to initially get stronger, i.e. machines, bands, or even your own bodyweight, it all counts. However if your goal is to become as strong and powerful as possible and build up … Continue reading 260820 Strengthening your body provides positive and specific health benefits (1 of 2)
Looking for a fun way to exercise? Riding a bicycle is a great choice, if you have the balance to do so that is... Always carry your identification with you as well as your cell phone, if you have one, just to be on the safe side.