Medicine Ball Workout

Working with a weighted medicine ball can be an effective and creative way to get a strength training workout. Many versatile moves are possible including pushups, situps, squats and lunges. Change things up with a medicine ball workout by working the core with seated twists, partner twists, and ball planks. As alwa…ys, ask for assistance…

What is Tai Chi?

The tai chi model is based on the premise that there is a bio energy system in the body. The bio energy or Qi gets carried round the body in energy channels called meridians -similar to the way the veins carry blood around the body. A relaxing and affordable exercise method, tai chi could be…

Creatine Supplements

Wondering about using Creatine supplements? Well, if you’re a weight lifter and want to gain muscle mass and increase your max strength; it may be a great supplement for you! However, if you enjoy aerobic exercise, it does very little to improve your fitness—making it not worth the retained water and potential gastric distress.

Calories

Did you know it takes 3500 calories burned to lose 1lb? To lose a pound per week, one just needs to be “negative” 500 calories per day. Being “negative” 500 calories per day means that you burn 500 more calories than you consume. It’s easy! When paired with a work out, this could mean just…

Fiber

If you want more fiber in your diet, you need more plant foods. Fruits and veggies are loaded with fiber and studies show that you can increase your risk for heart disease with a low-fiber diet. The older we get, the less calories we need, and therefore less fiber. Generally if you are under 50,…