Monday, October 30 2017
While research indicates that prenatal exercise is not only ok; but it is also recommended, myths and misconceptions about physical activity and pregnancy persist in the minds of pregnant women, personal trainers and the general public. One of the biggest points of fear in the world of prenatal fitness is core strengthening exercises. From anxiety about hurting the baby to fear of damaging a pregnant woman’s core musculature to ignoring the core altogether because of the misconception that it is ineffective during pregnancy, many women don’t train the abdominals well or with function is mind. This is a big MISS in a prenatal fitness routine.
Tuesday, October 17 2017
If you’re like most people, you are busier than ever, with little time to yourself. But here’s some good news: You can increase your strength and endurance, while also giving your health and overall well-being a boost, in as little as 10 minutes. The key is to choose a super-efficient workout like AMRAP—as many rounds as possible.
Monday, October 02 2017
The biceps brachii and the brachialis are the two main muscles responsible for bending the elbow. When these muscles are strong, they allow you to easily pick up, pull and carry objects. They even help you lift up your own body weight, as in the case of performing chin-ups. Repeat this circuit two to three times to fully challenge the biceps.