Health Benefits Of Physical Activity

The benefits of exercise extend far beyond weight management. Research shows that regular physical activity can help reduce your risk for several diseases and health conditions and improve your overall quality of life. Regular physical activity can help protect you from the following health problems.
March 28, 2017

5 Reasons Direct Rotator Cuff Exercises are Necessary in a Strength Training Program

Nowadays, pretty much everyone has rounded shoulders – which means that the scapulae are winged out. When a shoulder blade isn’t sitting right, the rotator cuff muscles that attach to that scapula are at a mechanical disadvantage because they are outside of their ideal length-tension relationship for creating force; it’s analogous to trying to shoot a cannon from a canoe.
August 23, 2016

What Muscles Does the Vertical Knee Raise Work Out?

The vertical knee raise, an advanced core exercise performed while suspended from parallel bars, targets the ab muscles, specifically the rectus abdominis. However, the vertical knee raise only thoroughly works the abdominal muscles if you perform the movement correctly and through its complete range of motion. If performed with a limited range of motion, the exercise provides significantly less benefit to the ab muscles.
August 2, 2016

Muscle Spasms, Cramps, and Charley Horse

You could be out for a run or drifting off to sleep when it happens: The muscles of your calf or foot suddenly become hard, tight, and extremely painful. You are having a muscle cramp.
October 2, 2015

Did you know that regular stretching is just as important as regular exercise?

Did you know that regular stretching is just as important as regular exercise? If you're like me, you probably neglect this aspect of your fitness regime, even though stretching has major benefits. Hopefully these reasons will inspire you to make it part of your schedule!
September 17, 2015


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