Blogs about Strength Training

Hierarchy to Kick Starting and Optimizing Weight Loss

Looking at our statistics it seems that we as a society have a weight loss problem, but in reality its NOT a weight loss problem, its a SUSTAINABILITY problem. Every day people go on “diets” and loose weight, what they can’t do is maintain that weight loss.

Give the Gift of Health and Fitness

Do you want to encourage a loved one to get healthy this season, or do you have a fitnessgoal that you want to achieve? Your loved ones will be more motivated to start an exercise program when given a gift that helps them immediately take action. A gift that supports the balance of body, mind and soul will be appreciated for years to come and may even turn someone’s life around.

When Should Youth Start Resistance Training?

If a child is participating in an organized sport regardless of age, they are ready to begin lifting weights. This would occur approximately at 6 – 8 years old. Research suggests that resistance training in youth can result in increased bone density, healthier body composition, muscular strength, overall fitness, injury reduction, sports performance, better school performance and confidence. Can Strength Training Stunt Growth? According to recent research publications, injury to the growth cartilage has NOT been reported in any potential youth resistance training research study.

March Workout (Cardio and Strength) and Musings

March Cardio Program Two Days a WeekFR"Connect"Wake Up -5 inchworms to Alternating Runners Stretch w RotationConditioning: Row 400m or Run .25 miles Rest exact amount of time you complete Row or Run Repeat 5 rounds trying to maintain pace Strength Workout #1-“The 300”

How to Find the Right Personal Trainer for You

Making the decision to improve your health and fitness isn't always easy. Deciding how to go about it isn't necessarily any easier.

Delay the Disease The #1 Parkinson’s Exercise Program

I am excited to let everyone know that I received certification to instruct Delay The Disease The #1 Parkinson’s Exercise Program through OhioHealth. Delay The Disease is a life changing exercise program designed to correct physical challenges resulting from Parkinson’s Disease. Task Specific Practice (goal-based) exercise help with reorganization of neural structures “Practice their Weakness” and help the brain require/relearn take which drives motor and cognitive improvement.

Women On the Move

This is the first of several interviews titled: "Women On The Move." The stories are about women that made their dreams become reality. Women that live the life they want and deserve. Strong women with the focus and determination to pull out all the stops in their life.My first guest: Patricia Scott (50) Ultra runner, Mother, Wife, Full-time Nanny

Creating Your Own Reality

Creating Your Own Reality 

We Have 2 Ways to Face a Challenge:

We can use challenges to reach our goals as a means to unlock our strengths and refine the abilities that we are capable of. Each time we challenge our selves, the strength we create increase our confidence until we begin to see most challenges as opportunities. This is part of personal growth and remember you always have a choice! 1. We questions our beliefs OR we don't 2. We accept our perceived versions of reality OR we challenge them

How Cross Training can Transform your Body

The importance of cross training involves combining strength, endurance, flexibility, mobility and mindbody disciplines on a weekly schedule is a key component to avoiding a fitness plateau along with injury prevention. We as humans fall easily into a habit of doing the same routine and our bodies adapt and adjust to the comfort and ease over time. Also neglecting other areas of fitness can lead to injury and overuse.