Blogs about Exercises

Keep Swinging for the Fence

Keep Swinging for the Fence I hope you all have been keeping fit throughout 2016. Now, if you are one of those people who wished they did more, for a myriad of reasons, you have tomorrow to start again! Fortunately, there are a number of online tools, apps, and posts that can help you sort it all out. My favorite is working with certified coaches, or certified personal trainers (CPT). Additionally, for me as a CPT, I have been in the company of first rate pros. That usually leads directly to their Facebook (FB), App, or blog site.

Simple Deadlift Exercises to Help You Become Lean

Many consider the deadlift as the king of mass builders, and that is why expert body builders are recommending it. In this post, I will share with you in comprehensive detail what the deadlift is all about and how it can help you gain mass.Anyone looking to develop more muscles to the upper and lower body and gain a leaner and stronger physique should do the deadlift, if executed correctly, will develop great mass and strengthen your main muscle groups.What Muscles Do Deadlifts Work?

The One Leg Squat Watch Points

The one leg squat watch points from Daniel Wellard at Physio4life

What to do for Arthritis in the Knee

Many times as we age arthritis can build up in certain joints. The knee is one of the joints that is more susceptible to arthritis.

Fitness Exercises For Men At Home with Busy Schedules

We all know that health and fitness should be a top priority in your life no matter what. After all, you only have one body and the better care you take of it now, the better off you‘ll be later in life.

Top 5 Exercises You Can Do Right Off Your Sofa

Burpees, why they are so popular

Most people have heard of a Burpee, some know what they are, some don't, and some think they might know what they are but aren't exactly sure. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced athlete, burpees are becoming very popular in workouts. When completing a burpee, a person drops down to a low squat, places their hands on the ground and jumps their feet back behind them so they are in a push up position, does one push up, jumps their feet back to the squat position and then the person jumps straight up in the air (burpee #1) and returns to the squat position to start burpee #2.

3 Art Therapy Exercises to Promote Health and Healing

While it may sound like a foreign concept to some, art therapy is actually a very practical form of therapeutic healing. From PTSD and depression to stress and anxiety, art therapy can have profound effects on a person’s mental health and well-being. The Value of Art Therapy 

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.

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.