Plyometric Exercises - Instruction and Examples
Plyometric exercises are used in training aimed at increasing muscle power and force. Plyometric exercises have become more popular as exercise systems such as Cross-Fit, TRX, and short total body workouts.
Seven Stretches to Relieve Tight Hips
Tight hip muscles can affect the body in negative ways such as problems with posture. If we don’t use our hips correctly then we tend to overload our lower backs. Try these great stretches to relieve tight hips.
Here are seven hip stretches that will help relieve your tight hips.
Why You Need to Warm-up Before Exercising
You may be in a hurry but be smart and always warm-up before you exercise.
One major reason for including warm-ups is to decrease the risk of injury. Read here for other significant reasons to make the warm-up an important part of your workout.
Stay in Shape with Top 5 Pilates Poses
Brooke Siler, a well known Pilate’s instructor, and author of Pilate’s books, suggest that if you don’t have time for a full Pilate’s workout, you can still stay in shape by doing the top 5 Pilates Poses 4-5 times per week. It only takes a few minutes and you will be pleased with the results.
BMI and Exercise
BMI (Body Mass Index) is a calculation that is used to measure body fat based on your height and weight. You should be concerned if your BMI is in the overweight or obese categories as these both can contribute to disease. Learn the link between exercise and a healthy BMI.
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