020920 Strengthening your body provides positive and specific health benefits (2 of 2)

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)

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)

0210820 Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease that weakens bones to the point where they break easily—most often, bones in the hip, backbone (spine), and wrist. Osteoporosis is called a “silent disease” because you may not notice any changes until a bone breaks. All the while, though, your bones had been losing strength for many years.

220720 Urinary incontinence in older women may be less in those who exercise

A study published a few years back found that women who exercised on a regular basis were less likely to develop urinary incontinence. Researchers tracked the exercise habits of over 30,000 women and then reported the outcomes in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

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