Blogs about Exercise

How To Gain Weight

How Do I Gain WeightWhile it’s not as common a goal as losing weight, there are a significant number of people that have weight gain as their goal. The reasons are as varied as the individuals but could include wanting to gain weight for a sport, wanting to put on some pounds after rehabilitating from an injury or you are just underweight and have trouble making the scale go up or your Doctor has asked you to gain weight.

5 Tips For Moms on Finding Time for Exercise

 1. First Things FirstExercise before the day escapes you. "If I waited until after work, I would certainly never ever get my exercise in. There are simply too many tasks as well as dedications that show up," says Angela Bekkala, scientific workout specialist, mommy of twins and creator of Happy Fit mommy.

Optimize Muscle Mass: Fight Sarcopenia with Exercise and Protein

I will never forget the day in my late forties when I noticed that I wasn’t filling out my clothes the same way I used to. As an avid exerciser I knew I was slowing the process of muscle loss, but my shape was definitely changing-I was losing the "fullness" in my muscles. My anatomy was not the same—and sarcopenia was the culprit!

HOW TO PREVENT STROKES

About 15 million people will have a stroke each year. There are many reasons why people have a stroke and many strokes happen because of modifiable risk factors.Six million people will die of a stroke, and 5 million become permanently disabled.If you knew you were at risk and had the chance, would you want to prevent a stroke from happening? Each of the following attributes includes a percentage that indicates stroke risk.

MOVE BETTER--Correcting Low Back Arch

  So the other day I went through some exercises that are designed to correct muscle imbalances specifically found in the chest and back area that can affect movement at the shoulder. Today it’s all about the lower back and how to correct low back arch.

You Need a Break From Exercise!e

You need a break from exercise is our latest topic. Some of you maybe saying I don’t exercise enough to get a break. Well, you have another issue on hand, lol. For those that exercise and are afraid to take a break, this blog is for you! Here are the four reasons:

October- Flex on this!

This month we are focusing on the facts: Someone is going to be the next president. How will you cope? Exercise, diet, or moving to another country?  If it is exercise, stay tuned for a free workout of the month post. If it is diet, check out our official dietary guidelines post. If it is moving to another country, make it a destination location so your friends and family are more likely to come and visit. For stronger living,Tanner

What I Learned From Failing

 

Working With Brand New Clients

Many of you out there may have thousands of questions pertaining to exercise, diet, nutrition, etc., but aren't sure where to start or who to ask. Well, the best thing I've learned in my experience so far with anything is to take that leap, jump head first into your task at hand, and don't be afraid to ask questions! I'm fairly new in the health and fitness field and today I was actually able to work with my first brand new clients. Fresh into the weight room and even exercising they were probably just as nervous as I was today.