As we get older we may come to realize that we don’t bounce back or recover as quickly from an injury, or that the ‘spring in our step’ is not there any longer. Regular exercise definitely has a lot to do with how fast we recover, how vital we feel, and how we perform all those daily tasks and recreational activities. Just like financial planning for retirement, planning for a strong healthy body that can pull us through old age, living independent with a high quality of life also takes planning. And we need to be SMART about it.
Below is a remedial workout that I led a client through recently. For more workouts and how to design your own, point your browser to the page below -http://www.strengthcalisthenics.com/2015/01/articles.html
During this busy time of the year when your exercise get pushed to the background do these 3 moves to help stay in shape and to feel less guilty.
1. Wall squats- 30 seconds -1 min- Works on your leg and your mental toughness.
Posted by Shane Mclean @ Friday, December 12, 2014 @ 10:51am
Happy Sunday morning! Gonna be a great Sunday and it's already started with some football. The Lions and Falcons are playing RIGHT NOW because they are over in England. It is literally a full day of football.
Shout out to all those people who live in Dallas, TX. For a short time I'm offering a free success session and personal training session at T. Boone. Pickens YMCA. No obligation what- so ever. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org to book your spot today. Hurry spots are limited. Thanks your awesome.
Posted by Shane Mclean @ Thursday, September 18, 2014 @ 10:08am
Since I have many clients over the age of 60, most of which have mentioned balance issues, I took a workshop with Exercise, Etc. to learn many activities and exercises to improve cognition and balance. This was a very interesting, busy and informative day for me!
Posted by Viveca Park @ Tuesday, August 12, 2014 @ 21:54pm
Just wanted to blog really quick and address mobility and stability. Obviously both of these are major issues in our field. Unfortunately, the more I pay attention the more I see the lacking of both of these issues. Unfortunately, we also can't help everyone. As trainers, we need to make sure to address this immediately. First session. You can't hold off and assume it will eventually get better or the client will work his or herself out of it. Correctvie exercise is an absolute component to your repertoire. As I mentioned before, the t