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How and Why to get Flexible
We often disregard flexibility as part of our regular workout. We forget that in order to reach, carry, stand up and down, and perform many daily tasks, we need to be flexible. Try these stretches to improve your flexibility.
Muscle Groups Working Together
It’s easy to forget how amazing your body really is. Your muscle groups work together when you exercise and allow the body to perform efficiently. Try these combination exercises for a total-body workout.
Shape Up with Zumba
Zumba is a strength and cardio fitness program that has taken exercise devotees by storm. Done regularly you cannot help but shape up with Zumba. Zumba exercise classes are ‘fitness-parties’, that blend upbeat world rhythms with easy-to-follow choreography, for a total body workout.
Exercises to Relieve Back Pain
Lower back pain is one of the most common complaints in our society today. Gentle exercise such as stretching and strengthening your abs, back, and legs build muscle and provide stability for your spine. Try these exercises to relieve back pain.
CrossFit High Power Exercise Program
CrossFit is a popular high intensity exercise program. This workout includes a large number of repetitions and heavy weights done quickly, as part of the Workout of the day. Other activities such as running, rowing, and gymnastics add to the intensity.
Exercise Keeps Joints Healthy
Your joints connect your bones together; they are the root of your ability to move. Exercise can keep your joints healthy with active but moderate movement. The joints attach the bones throughout your body to keep it functioning properly so your movement is smooth and uncompromised.
High Intensity 7-Minute Workout
The short bouts of exercise workouts are more popular than ever. This workout is a circuit style workout where you use your own body weight, a chair, and a wall to complete a circuit of 12 exercises within 7 minutes.
Silver Sneakers Fitness Program for Older Adults
SliverSneakers is the leading fitness program specific for older adults. Members have fun and move through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of motion, and activity for daily living skills. Chairs are used for seated and/or standing support.
Exercising After Age 50
The role of exercise becomes more important as you age. Here are some healthy facts & tips to get you started and keep you exercising, no matter what your age.
Tai Chi a Gentle Exercise for Everyone
If you are looking for an exercise that is physically gentle and will help you become mentally centered then you might want to consider Tai Chi; a gentle exercise for everyone. It is especially beneficial to the overweight and arthritic.
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