Tagged: injury prevention

When Your Workout Doesn’t Go As Planned

As is true in life, your workouts don’t always go according to plan. It’s so easy to get comfortable with a routine, and when something falls out of place, it can cause some anxiety. Leave it to us to help get you back on track.

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Recovery Training Following a Knee Injury

Many people experience knee injuries or knee pain throughout their life for various reasons. Whether you are recovering from a torn ligament, surgery, or tendonitis, getting back into exercise post-injury is essential to help improve strength and stability in the knee and prevent further injury. It is important to ease yourself back into exercises and […]

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Training Power As We Age

Training for power, as opposed to just training for strength, adds a time element. Think of power training as high-speed strength. Power training focuses on the speed of the weight lifted compared to strength training where you focus on the amount lifted. This is especially important for athletes, but it’s also important as we get […]

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More Weight Doesn’t Equal More Benefit

Adding more weight or using a heavier dumbbell when lifting doesn’t necessarily equate to a more beneficial outcome. There are a few things to consider when trying to progress to a heavier amount of weight.

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The Importance of Balancing Your Workouts

Have you ever seen someone who has a really strong upper body but skinny legs? Or perhaps you’ve noticed someone who has toned calves but not much upper body strength? Balancing your workouts is key to develop well-rounded results.

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Even Superheroes Have Limits

Have you ever taken inspiration from your favorite comic book heroes? You can envision being fast like the Flash or as strong as Superman. But even those characters have weaknesses and limitations. Even in our pursuit of superhuman perfection, we normal humans have to pace ourselves, plan ahead, and train to meet our goals. Here […]

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What’s Causing Your Lower Back Pain?

Experiencing lower back pain but not sure what’s causing it? Actually, there are a number of culprits to look for or it can be a combination of things. Read on to learn about some of the potential causes for lower back pain.

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Everything You Need to Know About Core Training

What is one of the most undertrained areas of your body? If you guessed your core, then you’re 100% right. When you think of core training, you probably immediately think of abs. Everyone wants a 6 pack, but it’s about so much more. Let’s go into more detail about core strength, stability, mobility, and purposeful […]

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Fall Prevention – Just in Time for Fall!

It can happen to anyone—tripping and falling is just a part of walking upright. But as we get older, the odds of taking a tumble increase, and the repercussions are potentially more serious. So, how can we stack the deck in our favor? Here are some fall prevention tactics and exercises.

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The Importance of Functional Movement

In most things we learn, we often hear experts saying that you have to start from the beginning by learning the fundamentals. Exercise is no exception. Learning functional movements will have you using multiple muscles with each move and will minimize your risk of injury as you train. Whether you’re a seasoned athlete, a beginner, […]

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