Health & Fitness Goals

Health and fitness goals can be started anytime but the beginning of the year is a great time to start working toward the achievement of goals. One year is an excellent measuring period for health and fitness goals.

Years can easily be compared to past and future years. Years can be broken down into weekly, … Read the rest

Creating New Health Habits

Implementing new health habits is easier when done one at a time. Multiple sudden changes in diet and exercises are often difficult adjustments. It is easier to begin one healthy habit at a time.

New Year’s is a time for resolutions and change. People frequently make New Year’s resolutions to get fitter, become healthier and/or … Read the rest

Aerobic & Anaerobic Exercise

Implement a combination of aerobic and aerobic exercises to improve your health, fitness and functionality.

Aerobic Training: Aerobic exercise is defined as prolonged or endurance training. During aerobic exercise the muscles demand oxygen carried by blood. The cardiovascular system responses by increasing the heart rate in order to supply the muscles with the higher requirement … Read the rest

Lung Strengthening Exercises Part 1

Strengthen your lungs to enhance your athletic performance. Improve your health, fitness and functionality by increasing your lung power. Regular exercise strengthens the lungs and improves the health of the respiratory system.

Powerful lungs are a valuable asset for athletes. Formulate and follow a training program that builds powerful lungs. Use general and specific exercises … Read the rest

Supplementation Strategies for Athletes

Supplement your diet with healthy micronutrients to help improve athletic performance. Ingest supplements to compliment your nutritional strategies. Use supplements to enhance training, competitive performance and aid in recuperation.

Supplements are just what their name implies. They are supplements to proper nutrition. Take supplements in conjunction with sound dietary practices, not in place off them, … Read the rest

Increase your Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Composition (EPOC)

Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Composition (EPOC) is a measure of the bodies increased oxygen consumption after activity or exercise. EPOC is part of the body’s recuperation process to return itself to pre-workout status and the body’s adaption to the exercise. EPOC is part of the process intended to erase the body’s oxygen debt. This physiological process … Read the rest

Bike Riding

Bike riding is a form of exercise, competitive sport, mode of transportation, and recreation enjoyed by millions worldwide.

Bicycling provides multiple physical and mental benefits. Riding a bike outdoors require balance, grip strength, coordination, leg strength, lower extremity endurance and cardiovascular health. 

Cycling is used in rehabilitation for hip, knee, and ankle injuries because it … Read the rest