Exercise of the Week #44 Partner Hamstring Stretch

EXERCISE OF THE WEEK #44 PARTNER HAMSTRING STRETCH This is the first in a series of exercises we will show you to increase the flexibility of various muscles of the upper and lower body. This is the Partner Hamstring Stretch that is designed to elongate the muscles that comprise the hamstrings. Done correctly this can […]

Weight Loss and a Recaptured Love of Cycling

Here is the second guest post from Paul at Pacificpedaling.com. In this one he details how he was able to take a former love of his (cycling) and use it again to help him lose over 50 pounds! If you have not had a chance to do so, check out his blog. It is loaded […]

If you are at all Interested in Cycling, Check this Out!

We have asked Paul, the Author of pacificpedaling.com to do a few guest posts for us. You will instantly see why. Paul is as passionate about his cycling as we are about our training. His blog is excellent and if you are at all interested in cycling, you need to take some time to go […]

Fitness Tip of the Week #19; Stretch Before You Sleep

Here are 5 great moves you can do before going to bed. We have already covered some good stretches you should do right after you wake up in the morning to help activate your muscular system. What about before going to bed? Throughout the day we all develop tightness and stress in different areas of […]

“I Need Better Flexibility in My Hamstrings, Where do I Start?”

Another great example that we get asked all the time. How do I increase flexibility in my hamstrings? It comes from many different sources when people ask us. “My Doctor tells me I need better flexibility in my hamstrings to help with my low back pain.” “My Golf Instructor tells me that increasingly my hamstring […]

Does Wearing a Weight Vest While Doing Cardio Help?

Recently I purchased a few weight vests for the weight training classes I teach. Several of the guys in the class were at the point that doing pull-ups and chin-ups were taking all day since they were doing sets of 20 or more. The weight vests provided the perfect amount of resistance to help them […]

Happy Thanksgiving. Could you use a Warm-up Before You Eat?

The annual eating frenzy is about to begin. Here are a few tips we want to share with you to perhaps lessen the negative side effects of the family feast this year. First is to realize that the odds of you doing much after your meal are fairly slim so take the time to do […]

Exercise of the Week Workout #4 Running Warmup

EXERCISE OF THE WEEK WORKOUT #4 RUNNING WARMUP Here is the complete Running Warmup for you to follow. Give it a shot the next time you are headed out for a run. We have taken the time to put together an intelligent warmup that incorporates the various components necessary to promote an efficient stride. Here […]

Fitness Tip of the Week #16 Stretching for True Range of Motion

A few weeks back in a tip on stretching we wanted to make sure you hold your stretches for at least 30 seconds or more. We talked a bit about the physiology behind muscles and the nervous system and how they play a role in flexibility. To go along with this last post, I would […]

Exercise of the Week #38 Full Squats

EXERCISE OF THE WEEK #38 FULL SQUATS Full Squats or Free Squats are one of the more common exercises we use at the end of warm-ups and cool-downs to introduce proper loading into the hips, knees, and ankles. With the progression of the warm-up exercises leading into this one all designed to properly align the […]

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