Blogs about Core Training

Waterman's 1/2 Triathlon - Race Report

This year’s training goal was determined by my son’s wedding in October. I’m just like any other mother of the groom, and I want to be in shape for my son’s special day. With this goal in mind, I picked a big race that was close to the wedding date to keep up my training as long as possible. This year my training was a bit sluggish, and my fall in March set me back about two months.

Women On the Move

This is the first of several interviews titled: "Women On The Move." The stories are about women that made their dreams become reality. Women that live the life they want and deserve. Strong women with the focus and determination to pull out all the stops in their life.My first guest: Patricia Scott (50) Ultra runner, Mother, Wife, Full-time Nanny

Working your core for back pain

Working out the core is important to help protect against back pain. Many of us have weak core strength because we are sitting at a desk all day long causing the muscles in our mid-section to atrophy. This weak core can set up an environment for our back to become injured. The core is design to keep the trunk stable for almost any movement. The muscles help us bend and support the spine while lifting heavy objects. I have put together some simple tips to help you build a stronger core to keep your back healthy. How to start building your core

The Principle of Specificity: Unstable surface training with Swiss/Stability/Bosu Ball and what is the point?

Swiss ball which is also called the Stability ball was originally created in 1960's as a means to provide instability and resistance by challenging and engaging "CORE" muscles, therefore, improving balance, strength and flexibility. The use of stability balls started out in a clinical setting as a tool to rehab patients from injuries. Unstable surface training merged its way into gym settings and quickly gained popularity in the fitness world, as a means to build strength, flexibility, improve posture along with the excitement of exercise selection.

A "Sensual" Wellness Activity for a Unique YOU

Hello, beautiful readers!Before you go your next movement class, job interview, wedding day, and ANY activity that requires you and your body to be fully present, take 15 minutes to do the following.

Training your core at ALL SIDES.

When it comes to the word 'core' the uninitiated automatically think of 6-pack abs, situps, leg raises, and planks. But wait! There's MORE! Think about your core like a box.

How to Run Like a Girl

Bring Your #AGAMEStrength! Official Contest Rules

Enter the Bring Your #AGAMEStrength Hashtag Referral Contest

Balance Training

 

bellicon Bounce

As a group fitness instructor it is very easy to become bored with the classes you teach. bellicon Bounce is different from any other format I have every taught. Instructors get tired too especially when they are trying to fill the room with as much energy as possible. With bellicon Bounce I can give the class my all without feeling the usual fatigue felt with other formats. Why is this the case? Because bellicon removes the impact felt with the majority of formats found in the fitness world today. bellicon Bounce is a great cardio class that lets you bounce to the beat.