There’s a yoga class for everyone—whether you’re always on the go, recovering from a shoulder injury or experiencing anxiety. Gain a better understanding of these four common yoga styles offered in a fitness center environment, so you can read the group exercise schedule with ease: Vinyasa/Flow During a vinyasa class, there are pose sequences linked […]
Increase your range of motion and circulation while decreasing recovery time through foam rolling or self-myofascial release (SMR). SMR is when a person uses their body weight to massage knots, trigger points or myofascial adhesions to stimulate and relax their muscles. Consider these four differences in SMR tool design before purchasing or trying one for […]
Find out which stats are most important on your wearables: Heart Rate The most important metric on your fitness track is heart rate because it guides your intensity, output and recovery. While engaging in an aerobic workout, it’s important to track your heart rate to avoid overexertion. Analyzing your heart rate metrics before, during and […]
Spend a few minutes each day working on these four functional fitness exercises that mimic your daily activities like carrying groceries or walking down stairs: 30-Second Sit-Stand for Lower-Body Strength and Power Track the number of times you can stand up and sit down in 30 seconds, in a slow and controlled manner, with your […]
Many factors play into shallow breathing (e.g., mouth breathing, obesity); the goal is to make them all positive. Our most important functions and organs rely on a consistent supply of oxygen. Follow these guidelines to relearn the art of breathing: The Negative Effects of Shallow Breathing The most important connections to breathing include the digestive […]
Here are 5 fast facts about music’s direct impact on your physical capabilities
Try This New Family Tradition Think about a pre-meal physical activity the whole family can get behind annually, even the little ones: a family kickball tournament, neighborhood volleyball game or a short hike. Plug Your Ears Don’t let fireworks, marching bands or rock concerts ruin your ears! Invest in a pair of throwaway or reusable […]
Try these three allergy-friendly exercises outdoors or indoors, and see results minus the sneezing: Bench Push-Up Perform a push-up on an incline by using a park bench or picnic table; elevated surfaces scale the push-up, so it’s less demanding on the body. During this exercise, remember to keep your body rigid from your shoulders down […]
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