030620 One minute movement to a smaller waist line

030620 One minute movement to a smaller waist line A small study of 169 adults conducted in Australia by researchers at the University of Queensland, Hurston, Queensland, Australia found that just one minute of standing and walking around made a difference in the circumference of the waist over a period. They found that people who … Continue reading 030620 One minute movement to a smaller waist line

200520 Strength training for the 60 plus By Daniel Pare Part 2

200520 Strength training for the 60 plus by Daniel Pare Hello everyone, today we are going to talk about strength training for the 60 plus years of age. First of all it is never too late to get started.  Some of us have been working out for years/decades and some of us are just getting … Continue reading 200520 Strength training for the 60 plus By Daniel Pare Part 2

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080120 Mechanically wrong By Daniel Pare, N.C.C.P., C.S.O.

080120 Mechanically wrong By Daniel Pare, N.C.C.P., C.S.O. Good day to all. On my last article I referred to two kinds of muscular hypertrophy; sarcoplasmic and myofibril. The following article helps define what kind of training approach is needed to overcome, what I classify as ‘Mechanically Wrong’. Why is it that one day you get … Continue reading 080120 Mechanically wrong By Daniel Pare, N.C.C.P., C.S.O.

151219 A series of warm ups by Danny M. O’Dell MA., CSCS

151219 A series of warm ups by Danny M. O'Dell MA., CSCS Warm up: do this series or something similar before each session of training. Prior to beginning an upper or lower body training session do a series of dynamic resistance stretches along these lines: Cardiovascular for one to five minutes-skip rope, ride a bike, … Continue reading 151219 A series of warm ups by Danny M. O’Dell MA., CSCS

081219 Introduction into the principles of the warm up by Danny M. O’Dell MA., CSCS

081219 Introduction into the principles of the warm up by Danny M. O'Dell MA., CSCS If you live in the northern hemisphere, you no doubt have noticed that it is cold outside and a proper warm up is essential to starting an exercise session. “Workout Preparation” would be a better name for the warm up … Continue reading 081219 Introduction into the principles of the warm up by Danny M. O’Dell MA., CSCS

061219 Roy working his basketball shots.

https://vimeo.com/377858749 Roy Wood Here is Roy practicing his basketball shooting skills, just like clockwork he continues to build his expertise for making many different kinds of shots. Roy is one of our resident math specialists; we send our students to him for extra math tutoring when they are struggling in school. In addition to his … Continue reading 061219 Roy working his basketball shots.

271119 Introduction to bone health by Danny M. O’Dell MA., CSCS

Introduction to bone health The health of your bones has a direct bearing on your ability to function in today’s busy lifestyle. You may find yourself wondering how you got to the point of not being able to carry in the groceries or even go for a walk. Without strong skeletal support, your body is unable to keep up to the demands of daily life. This topic will provide information for developing, and then maintaining your bones. This is NOT medical advice, see your doctor for that.

241119 Health and fitness exercise guidelines by Danny M. O’Dell MA., CSCS

241119 Health and fitness exercise guidelines by Danny M. O'Dell MA., CSCS Often times an activity requires specific equipment be available in order to participate. Advanced fitness and strength training methods fall into this category. However, a beginner with the desire and motivation to get moving will do well without any specialized gear. Just the … Continue reading 241119 Health and fitness exercise guidelines by Danny M. O’Dell MA., CSCS

221119 Adult exercise guidelines by Danny M. O’Dell MA., CSCS

221119 Adult exercise guidelines by Danny M. O'Dell MA., CSCS Please excuse me for not promptly following up with this topic. I got thoroughly buried when it first went out in April of 2019 and when I realized what had happened the posts were already into November of 2019. Nonetheless, here is the full post … Continue reading 221119 Adult exercise guidelines by Danny M. O’Dell MA., CSCS

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061119 Childhood obesity-is physical activity an answer to the problem?

061119 Childhood obesity-is physical activity an answer to the problem? A grandparent’s guide to helping their grandchild overcome obesity. Adding muscle Include some resistance training in the mix as muscle burns calories faster than fat tissue. These must be fun or you will lose their interest and then it’s back to the couch. Not only … Continue reading 061119 Childhood obesity-is physical activity an answer to the problem?