Blogs about Fitness

7 Health Benefits Provided By Dogs

Dogs are amazing creatures, fun to be around and a great pet. Additionally, they also provide a whole array of health benefits – here are some of the most common.

Theres no crying in boxing/ The Trainer hood river

There’s No Crying in Boxing – 2/7/1997 By K. Thor Jensenr One of the most colorful men in the history of boxing is Oliver McCall, the man known as the “Atomic Bull.” McCall has enjoyed a turbulent career in the ring, but his most amazing -- and bizarre -- moment was his rematch with Lennox Lewis in 1997. McCall had beaten Lewis in an upset in 1994 for the WBC title, so there was a lot on the line.

Training Like Batman: a Quick Look at Ben Affleck’s Workout Scene in Batman v Superman

If you’ve had a chance to see “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”, you were probably struck by Bruce Wayne/Ben Affleck/Batman’s intensive workout scene. And if you haven’t had a chance to see it, I should start out be mentioning that this article has minimal spoilers. You already know that Batman fights Superman, and it shouldn’t ruin anything to let you know that the Dark Knight goes through a heavy-duty workout to prepare for the faceoff. Which makes sense—you’d have to be pretty built to take on the Man of Steel.

5 Easy Ways to Get More Exercise

Getting more exercise can benefit us all, but how do you do it? Well,  we’ve come up with a number of ways to add more into your daily routine.Do a 10 Minute Squat Every Day

Does Masturbation Affect BodyBuilding or Muscle Growth

The world of bodybuilding is full of myths and falsehoods, and one of the most prevalent ones is that masturbation affects muscle growth. In fact, this couldn't be further from the truth! Masturbation is a healthy and beneficial activity that can help you to perform at optimal levels.

Put Your Mask on First

You know when you’re on the airplane and it’s getting ready to take off and the flight attendant goes through the whole safety procedures of what to do in an emergency? They show you where all the exits are, how to put on a life vest, and then they tell you about the oxygen mask. You know that part where they say there might be a change in cabin pressure and this little yellow mask will fall from the overhead ceiling? “Please put on your oxygen mask before assisting others.” Why is that? Are they saying that you’re more important than your child?

Fitness Tip of the Week...Get Outside!

Spring time marks the time where energy comes back up to the surface and new growth surges. This is no more true than in Wisconsin where we will be come out of hibernation to soak up the first sunny day and everyone there after. It amazes me how good the first 40° day feels in Spring when it nearly shuts me down in the Fall.

I can’t pass a screening to participate in dance. And yet“

Dear friends, The other day I was dancing Tango with a student in my UNM Ballroom class, and he thanked me for sharing my darker story of physical challenges with the class last fall.  

TPI performance test 2: Pelvic Rotation test

TPI performance test 2: Pelvic Rotation test

Interval Training and Your Metabolic Rate

The phrase Interval Training is used very often. But what does it mean?