Blogs about Exercises

Functional Fitness Training

WHAT IS FUNCTIONAL FITNESS TRAINING?Functional fitness training can be described as any program that includes exercises designed to mimic and/or help you to perform daily tasks or activities safely and efficiently.

What Type of Exercise Suits Your Lifestyle?

 In 2010 the world is your oyster when it comes to health and fitness. Not everyone prefers to work out in a gym, and rightly so. Mountain biking, hiking, kayaking, and rock climbing have become really popular with the masses. The skill, fitness and dexterity needed for these sports is simply astounding. Not to mention the thrill factor. 

IHFA’s Official Five Minute Dynamic Warm Up for Physical Activity

As discussed in our blog Components of a Workout, we recommend completing a Dynamic Warm Up prior to structured exercise or before participating in other forms of physical activity.

WOW! Workout of the Week #10 – 2/18/2013

More Super Setting this week!Super set A1 & A2; then B1 & B2. Finish with straight sets for exercises C1, D1 & E1 without super setting.

WOW! Workout of the Week #9 – 2/8/2013

This week we’ll take the same exercises we completed last week and rearrange the format of the workout…

WOW! Workout of the Week #8 – 2/4/2013

This week you’ll be super setting 5 pairs of exercises as follows:Exercise – Sets/Reps

WOW! Workout of the Week #7 – 1/28/2013

Like last week, I want you to alternate sets between different exercises.

What are some unique, beneficial modifications to some traditional lower body exercises?

 Step Up Plus – you can change the height in addition to the resistance for more intensity; add balance components through the use of medicine balls/sandbags/kettlebells and other upper body upward/outward/forward/rotational movements while balancing on one leg at the highest position.