Postural muscles are endurance muscles, so you’ll need more than short workouts to counteract 8+ hours of sitting poorly at your desk or in your car. Perform these little drills periodically throughout the day: Rearview Mirror Lifts – The next time you slide into the driver’s seat, imagine someone put an ice cube down your […]
Interesting research article published in The Wall Street Journal on how music impacts exercise. Here is the takeaway. The “sweet spot” for workout music is between 125 and 140 beats per minute when people aren’t trying to time their movements to the music. For athletes who synchronize their movements to a musical beat, their bodies can handle […]
Many peeler re consumed with invisible toxins. However there are many toxins in every day items that completely go overlooked. So if you are considering a juice cleanse why not go completely cold turkey for one month on these products too. No makeup (or switch to strictly NATURAL products) No antiperspirant No lotions or moisturizers (or switch to […]
Virtually every gym has a foam roller and no one is using it. I swear by it. Foam rolling is an effective form of self-massage, neuromuscular facilitation and pain management technique.
Dynamic flexibility involves controlled stretching movements that improve range of motion, loosen up muscles, elevate body temperature and increase blood flow.
Imagine training for wakeboard season on dry land. Well, yes, you can.
The truth is there is no best way to workout and there never will be.
When there’s no light, as far as your body is concerned, it’s time to go back to bed.
This morning I was on Fresh 102. 7, WCBS-FM (You can listen to it ONLINE,) to discuss injury prevention. Part of injury prevention is also cold weather acclimation. It is a New Year and sometimes mother nature doesn’t cooperate with our plans. Gym workouts are great but don’t be shy to workout outdoors. A cold weather workout can […]
All it takes is ONE injury to change your active lifestyle forever. Can you risk being laid up for a few days or weeks because of an athletic mishap?