Tagged: muscles

Does Lifting Cause Women to Bulk Up?

Listen up ladies, this blog is for you! Do you avoid weight training because you’re afraid of “bulking up” and becoming man-like? It’s not uncommon for women to think this way, as many are looking to tone their muscles rather than put on muscle mass. Let’s look into this way of thinking and see if […]

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Is Muscle Soreness Good or Bad?

We’ve all been there when we go to the gym and have a fantastic workout. We’re feeling great, strong, and fit. Then a day or two later, we wake up and our muscles feel stiff, achy, and sore. Why is this? What causes muscle soreness? Let’s explore what muscle soreness is and if it is […]

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Barre Fusion and Barre 30, Class Review & Comparison

Two years ago, just after my son was born, I was watching an infomercial during his routine 2:30am feeding titled “Get a Dancer’s Body.” I should have known this program was purposefully placed to prey on sleep-deprived mothers everywhere who would give almost anything to regain the body, not to mention the confidence that existed 9 months and […]

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Battle Ropes Basics and Sample Workouts

The use of battle ropes in workouts today is increasing tremendously. Gyms are providing them and trainers are continuing to incorporate them into client’s workouts. With the many benefits and simple execution, they’re becoming more and more popular for active people everywhere. According to John Brookfield, creator of the original battling-ropes system, “They’re a must-have tool […]

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Developing Strong and Toned Arms

Is it time to lose the sleeves and the jiggle? How about the double wave? You know, when you start waving, and your arm just keeps flapping in the breeze? Or maybe you just want to be able to carry the groceries easily, or play with and pick up your child or grandchild? So let’s […]

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Everyday Exercises Anyone Can Do: Front Plank Variations

Planks are a great all-around exercise for the core. Even though the abdominal muscles are the main focus in a traditional front plank, you’re also using a ton of other muscles to keep proper form (quads, lats, triceps, etc). One of the best parts about planks are their minimal time requirement.

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Benefits of Whirlpool Therapy

Sit back and soak in the tranquility of Elite whirlpools. Let the jets massage your woes away.

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