strength training

4 Key Strategies for Preventing and Treating Osteoarthritis (OA) – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

4 Key Strategies for Preventing and Treating Osteoarthritis (OA) Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis that affects an estimated 12.1% of the U.S. population (nearly 21 million Americans age 25 and older).  OA is one of 171 different types of arthritis.  The chance of developing osteoarthritis increases with age.  Most people over age 60 experience OA to some degree. Arthritis is a commonly used term that can have multiple meanings depending on the person.  In general, arthritis means inflammation…

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Designing a Quality Life to Help You Age Well – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Designing a Quality Life to Help You Age Well Share | Tweet | Share | print | email We all come from different backgrounds and have different health histories.  The key to living the life you want is accepting where your body is at right now.  Some of us have worked hard and exercised (maybe to an extreme) most of our lives.  Others have been too sedentary for too long and desire to get back to a pain-free and in…

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How To Use Plyometrics To Become An Explosive Beast – Calisthenics Fitness Article

How To Use Plyometrics To Become An Explosive Beast You wake up in the morning totally rested and refreshed. You feel ready for your morning workout. You do all the necessary stuff to get prepared and now you are about to hit some plyometric push ups. You get down and you start. Your hands feel like explosive springs. You push with power and you explode off the ground, while in the air you swiftly move your hands and in a…

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The True Pilates Sydney Community — True Pilates Sydney Studio – Pilates Fitness Article

The True Pilates Sydney Community — True Pilates Sydney Studio On top of the celebrations and demonstrations on the night, ‘we’ as the True Pilates Sydney Community also raised money for Charity to help the homeless by raffling off prizes donated by the studio and local businesses. We are so proud to be part of a community with a social conscience and regard in helping those who are less fortunate.With the night being such a success, it has renewed our sense and resolve…

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Teens and Weight Training | CrossFit Auckland – Crossfit Fitness Article

Teens and Weight Training | CrossFit Auckland “Research suggests strength training has a lot to offer teenagers in terms of health, fitness and fun,” says Barbara Brehm-Curtis, Ed.D., a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College in Northampton, Mass.“Teens who work out with weights, as well as exercise aerobically, reduce their risk for sports injuries by half. Weight training also helps improve sports performance. It boosts bone density and strengthens tendons”, Dr. Brehm-Curtis says.Teens interested in a weight-training…

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Cut Body Fat Using Methodized Strength Training – Workout Fitness Article

Occasionally, I pop my head out of my cave to examine where the average level of insight among the general public is in regards to strength and conditioning. I’m not as pessimistic as many of my contemporaries who look for things to be angry about to justify their general dissatisfaction with life. I think things are improving.   The last time I peeked out, I learned that crowds in the gyms and on the internet were looking into strength training…

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Why You Aren’t Getting Better at Calisthenics Skills? – Calisthenics Classes – Calisthenics Fitness Article

Why You Aren’t Getting Better at Calisthenics Skills? – Calisthenics Classes Are you training for a particular bodyweight skill (handstand, muscle up, levers, etc) but aren’t making any significant progress with it? Read on to find out why this may be the case. I’ve written this post assuming that none of the more obvious reasons below apply to you: Not exercising hard enough Example: You tried back lever twice and gave up. Example: You gave up training for the front…

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My Top 5 Most Popular Videos of 2017 – Calisthenics Fitness Article

My Top 5 Most Popular Videos of 2017 This year has been an incredibly busy year for FitnessFAQs. After beginning the year with three full-day workshops across Australia, we worked tirelessly to bring you the Limitless Legs training program – released in August.The FitnessFAQs.tv website was re-launched on new VPS hosting, a brand new design and now features over 20 original blog posts. Full customer testimonials and access to our collection of training products are now easily accessible.We’ve continued to release high…

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6 Strategies to Invest in Your Health for Success – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

6 Strategies to Invest in Your Health for Success | Share | Tweet | Share | print | email We are all familiar with investing for retirement or education as well as investing in a relationship, but what about the importance of investing in your health as a strategy for success? Investing in your health is a critical component to aging well. It can also be an excellent strategy for success in general. Maintaining a healthy focus on your body…

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Pilates Instruction – Foundation and Individuality — True Pilates Sydney Studio – Pilates Fitness Article

Pilates Instruction – Foundation and Individuality — True Pilates Sydney Studio It’s no cosmic revelation that every person in the universe is unique in Mind, Body and Spirit. Part of what makes us who we are is from what we see, hear and feel — its individual and personal. Therefore when we talk about Pilates instruction and teaching — all instructors/ teachers are their own person as they determine the focus and approach to a body.At the studio, as a team of teachers we…

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Is The Step-Up Really The Best Lower Body Exercise? – Fitness Article

July 10, 2019 All of my clients do step-ups – whether it’s bodyweight onto a smaller step, with dumbbells onto a box, or even a barbell onto a high box – and almost all of them dislike the exercise. Vehemently. So why would I have them doing an exercise they dislike so much? Is it because I love doing step-ups, so feel I should spread the love? Actually, I hate them too (especially the barbell variant), however I do believe…

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Bodyweight Strength Training You Can Accomplish Anywhere – Gym Fitness Article

Our mission is to help you make healthy happen all the time, and sometimes you just can’t make it into the gym. We get it! Busy schedules, kids, work, partners… the list goes on and on and sometimes making it into the gym gets cut first from the to-do list. When that happens, we want to equip you with workouts that can be done anywhere and don’t sacrifice intensity or effectiveness. Enter: bodyweight workouts. Bodyweight workouts are workouts done utilizing,…

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Adding Strength Training into Your Cardio Routine – Fitness Article

If you’re seeking to gain greater muscle definition, visible strength, or want to better address muscle imbalances, there’s no need to add expensive equipment to your strength training workouts. Incorporating a few dumbbells and resistance bands isn’t a big investment in time or space and you can even tuck some into an ottoman or under a bookshelf if you don’t have a lot of space to store equipment. As a continuation of our circuit-style strength training article, here are a…

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Improve Your Balance With These Moves – Women’s Running – Running Fitness Article

“> This challenge is all about balance exercises. The task is to walk from one end of a narrow surface to the other without looking down, walk backward to the starting point, then finally walk to the middle of your imaginary “balance beam,” squat down as low as you can, and rise back up to standing. After you’ve mastered this, do it all again with your eyes closed. Muscles worked: Balance work strengthens your hip stabilizer muscles, including your glutes…

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What have I been doing lately? – Fitness Article

Hi everybody, how are you? Have you missed me? Some of you may have wondered what I’ve been doing lately because I have not blogged as often as I used to. As many of you already know, my father suffers from Alzheimer’s and it has worsened in recent months. From the caregiver’s point of view, it is mentally draining. Everything is routine and repetition, day after day. So I started to feel like I needed to get away from other…

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