Breathing – a totally under-appreciated exercise. I, who value the glutes more than almost any other muscle group in the body, value the respiratory muscles even more. It may be why I say “BREATHE” more often than any other word in almost every training session I conduct and is often right before I say “activate your glutes.” I will bet that most of you do not even think about breathing as an exercise for your muscles. Maybe you do not think about breathing at all. Good thing it is an involuntary exercise for most of you.
Could you use some relaxation in your life? How about increasing your creativity? What about decreasing your stress and increasing your focus? Then you'll really want to explore and experience meditation for yourself.
Many men seem to assume that only women and older folks benefit from Pilates. Men hesitate to join in and instead stand on the sidelines with that curious look on their faces, perhaps asking themselves:
Posted by Heike Yates @ Thursday, October 09, 2014 @ 06:52am
Probably because you sit at a desk all day. And if you don’t and your back still hurts, you should check your standing posture by using a mirror, or possibly get other help - see my other posts on exercise, posture, SCENAR, etc. Mainly you are looking for a few things: your ears should be over your
After successfully completing the Kinetic Sprint Triathlon earlier this year, I felt ready to compete in the International distance: 1500 meter swim, 40k bike,10k run. I chose this race to fine tune my strategy for my target race, the National Champion Ship in Milwaukee, WI, August 2014.
Posted by Heike Yates @ Wednesday, July 16, 2014 @ 05:25am