Are Your Workouts Giving You What You Want?

How much thought have you put into the exercises you’re going to use for your next workout? Did you choose them yourself, or did you find them on the internet or in a magazine? What’s your workout designed for? Do those goals match yours? Are the exercises even safe for you? Using the wrong program…

Lazy Summer or Deconditioning?

The weather is hot, the gym is closed, and you’ve been relaxing – enjoying the lazy, hazy days of summer. Taking a day off here and there is no problem, but if you’ve been consistently missing your regular run, bike ride, or gym session and notice some aches and pains showing up, you might have…

Preventing Wrist Pain from Home Workouts

Exercising at home has exploded in popularity due to COVID-19. What’s great is that home exercise is effective, efficient, doesn’t require any equipment, and doesn’t need much space. If you have been exercising at home, you probably have used an upper body weight bearing position, such as a plank, downward dog, or a push up…

Fitness with a side of dysfunction?

This time of year, many people are focused on fitness so it’s worth taking a look at what fitness really means. The dictionary defines fit as “sound physically and mentally, healthy.” Using that definition, many “fitness” routines fall short of the goal. If you don’t enjoy running and dread every workout, you’re probably falling short…

Getting The Squat Down

The squat movement is one of the most used movements in exercise and in our day to day life. You probably have heard of using the squat position to lift heavy objects safely, but we also squat every time we stand or sit from a chair. Squatting is super healthy for our joints, muscles, and…