The gym is no longer a man’s territory, is it ladies? No! We like to lift heavy stuff too, right?! In recent years the amount of women who go to the gym has been increasing, and contrary to popular belief, women’s workouts don’t solely consist of Zumba, aerobics classes or Pilates. To read more click here
Archives for June 2015
Some days are great workout days. You feel energized, motivated, and excited to get moving. On other days, getting to the gym seems more like a chore you’d rather forget. Despite how you feel, there are five easy ways to shift your attitude toward your daily workout. These tricks will not only make it easier to hit the gym, but you’ll also improve the quality of your workout. To read more click here!
Are you confused by all the information about what to eat pre and post-workout? There seems to be conflicting advice from athletes and exercise fanatics, about exactly what to eat and when to eat it to experience enhanced performance and optimal muscle building nutrition. The thing is, all our bodies really need for athletic performance and physical activity are optimal nutrients and plenty of hydration. To read more click here!
Strength training is a necessary component of a well-rounded exercise program. For some, however, strutting into the weight room can be a little intimidating. The good news is there are many options to fit anyone’s needs. Incorporating strength training into your exercise routine will provide countless benefits. For starters, it’ll target the big muscles that power you throughout the day, making normal activities easier and less taxing. These muscles will protect your body from unpredictable movements such as slips and falls. As a functional chiropractor, I focus on evaluating and treating overuse injuries. Strength training is a necessary component of this process, but it’s often overlooked or actively ignored, even by the most health-conscious people out there. Here are the most common concerns that I hear from patients who don’t strength train, and why you should throw the excuses out the window and add it into your routine: To read more click here!
If you’re serious about losing weight or maintaining a healthy lifestyle, you may think you have to go into “strict diet mode” and cut out alcohol completely. So, you reluctantly trade happy hours for nights in front of the TV. After all, it’s the only surefire way to drop pounds, right? Wrong. “If you enjoy social drinking, there’s no reason to abstain from alcohol just because you are on a diet,” says registered dietician Tanya Zuckerbrot, M.S., RD, and creator of the best-selling “The F-Factor Diet.” “In fact, depriving yourself can set you back far more than a glass of wine ever could.” So if you want to grab a drink, go for it. Here are 10 ways you can imbibe without derailing your diet. To read more click here!