What’s your shoulder routine? Hopefully, it includes at least some exercises that strengthen the stabilizing muscles – the four muscles that make up your rotator cuff. Here’s why rotator cuff training is important for strong and healthy shoulders
Guess What Everyone? I have some super exciting news to share with you! Many of you have been asking whether or not there is a new series in the works and I’m going to make it official right now. YES THERE IS! Get ready for my newest series, the ICE series!
Should you take a multivitamin or not? If you tell yourself there’s no harm to doing so, you may be wrong. Some research suggests that taking vitamins in supplemental form CAN be harmful. Find out more.
Resistance training makes you stronger and helps you build larger muscles, but does it make you less flexible? Many people believe this to be so, but does research support this idea? Find out what science says about resistance training and flexibility.
Did you know tight clothing can be hazardous to your health? Read on and find out how wearing skinny jeans and pencil skirts places you at greater risk for injury, and even worse, nerve or muscle damage. Save those tight outfits for a special occasion!
One of the biggest concerns that come with aging is maintaining a healthy blood sugar and avoiding insulin resistance. Diet and exercise play a huge role in keeping type 2 diabetes and insulin resistance at bay. As it turns out, there’s a spice that can help too. Read on and find out what it is and how to enjoy its benefits.
What would a strength training routine be without squats? You can approach squats in several ways by doing partial squats, full squats or deep squats, which raises the question – how low should you go when doing squats? Are the risks or advantages to going deeper? Find out.
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July 2015 …This rotation is all about heavier lifting and body fat loss. Shock your metabolism with this mixture of heavy weights, hiit workouts and yoga. Because of the “heavy” demands of this rotation you will have two days off per week every other week. Eat a super clean diet along with this rotation and watch your body burn fat and your muscle lean up.
Building strength and muscle definition isn’t easy. It takes patience, consistency, and the right kind of training. Underlying all resistance training programs are certain principles backed by science. Here are four principles of resistance training and how some people get them wrong and fail to get the results they’re looking for.