181220 Tips for making your training safe

When first beginning your strength training program, be on the conservative side with the weights you use and temper your aggressiveness in your approach the first few sessions. At least do so until you are somewhat accustomed to exercising on a regular basis. The penalty for not heeding this advice is extreme soreness known as delayed on set muscle soreness (DOMS). For now, here are a few caveats before you begin your training.

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

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