Month: July 2013

  • Static Stretching: Its Effect on Performance

    A Systematic Review (106 Articles) Will the duration of your stretch impact your athletic performance? Groups examined: Less than 30 seconds of continuous Static Stretching 30 – 45 seconds of continuous Static Stretching 1 – 2 minutes of continuous Static Stretching More than 2 minutes of continuous Static Stretching Results: Static Stretching for less than 30 […]

  • A Summer Challenge for Your Core!

    Here is a core challenge that can be performed anywhere, anytime, and all you need is YOU! The Plank is a very effective isometric exercise for strengthening your entire core musculature, including local and global stabilization systems.  Without  repetitively flexing and extending your back (common in many traditional abdominal exercises), the Plank places less stress on your […]

  • New Study to Support the Effect of Exercise on Anxiety

    New Research from Princeton University: Exercise Reduces Anxiety Only 30 minutes of exercise 4 days per week can decrease anxiety levels! Be  Active! Be Healthy! Be YOU!

  • A Dose of Mid-Week Inspiration!

  • Try a HIIT Work Out Today!

    Here’s why! With Interval Training, you are able to work harder and burn more calories in a shorter period of time. Less time spent at the gym and more calories expended? Sounds like a plan! Interval Training begins at Stage II of the three total stages of  Cardiorespiratory Training (also referred to as Zone II Lactate Threshold). […]

  • Happy 4th of July!

    How will you be active on 4th of July? Yes, you can party and celebrate our country’s independence… But first, raise a glass dumbbell to good health! Please share your favorite ways to exercise or just move! Here is a 4th of July work out to try: