220422 Start moving-Using equipment 4/4, the final installment

Getting back into shape, for the upcoming seasonal change, after a winter of being cooped up does not necessarily mean you have to bust a gut getting there. There is a wealth of information showing that small amounts of movements, over time, can get you started on your way to a healthier you. After all, who in their right mind does not want to be healthier.

150422 Start moving upper body 3/4

Getting back into shape, for the upcoming seasonal change, after a winter of being cooped up does not necessarily mean you have to bust a gut getting there. There is a wealth of information showing that small amounts of movements, over time, can get you started on your way to a healthier you. After all, who in their right mind does not want to be healthier.

300322 9 simple ways to improve your balance 4/4

Testing your 3 balance systems is a bit tricky to do on your own, but it can be done. Remember that the 3 systems include your vision, your sensation/proprioception and your inner ear. I’ll explain how to test each of the 3 below, but let me give you a word of caution first: when you test your balance on your own, you run the risk of falling. So if you’re interested in performing these tests, make sure you’re in a safe environment and that someone is nearby to help you correct your balance if needed.

280122 Seniors Can Maintain Good Health with These Fitness Ideas Part 1/2

Numerous changes can happen to our bodies as we age. These changes are not always indicative of health conditions, but they can be distressing. Although the aging process cannot be stopped, being aware of these changes and making more healthy lifestyle choices will reduce their impact on our health and well-being.

280221 Seniors can maintain good health with these three fitness tips. Part 1/2

By Harry Cline[1] [Image Source: Unsplash] 280122 Seniors Can Maintain Good Health with These Fitness Ideas Part 1/2 By Harry Cline[1] ​Numerous changes can happen to our bodies as we age. These changes are not always indicative of health conditions, but they can be distressing. Although the aging process cannot be stopped, being aware of … Continue reading 280221 Seniors can maintain good health with these three fitness tips. Part 1/2

210122 Home resistance strength training program

Sometimes you just can’t get to the gym to exercise. Here are a few ideas that you can use in these situations. And it doesn’t take a lot of cash to pull it off either. Plus it may be more convenient doing them at home anyway. At least you’ve got the option if need be.

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)

160220 Stiff Leg Dead Lift

Start by moving your buttocks backwards with a slight bend at the knees, stick your hips backward and put the barbell or dumbbell on the floor and then rise back up. Keep the lower legs perpendicular to the floor. Once here, pull the barbell/dumbbells straight up with a closed grip just outside of each knee to a standing position.

220120 Line of Push/Pull Principle, Part 2/2 by Daniel Pare N.C.C.P., C.S.O.

220120 Line of push/pull principle by Daniel Pare N.C.C.P., C.S.O. It is always a pleasure and an honor to write strength training articles for Danny O'Dell and his Explosivelyfit blog. I am returning with another and maybe different view about exercising in general. The line of push/line of pull training principle seems to have been … Continue reading 220120 Line of Push/Pull Principle, Part 2/2 by Daniel Pare N.C.C.P., C.S.O.