To generate a return, first you have to invest. And that means challenging yourself. Here's why, and here's how.
On the whole, regular physical training is among the greatest things we can do for our body and mind. When performed correctly, weightlifting is incredibly safe, despite the cynics. In fact, anyone who considers resistance training to be dangerous is downright wrong. It is indeed a greater risk to be sedentary. Not going to the … Continue reading Why Absolutely Everyone Should Hit the Gym—Let’s Go!
Many people today carry symptoms that may be a result of a weak core, and that can present several problems—from minor discomfort today to serious injury or chronic pain down the line. A weak core … Continue reading Do You Have a Weak Core? Why Stability Strength Matters
Walking, especially outside and particularly amongst nature, seldom feels like exercise. The restorative effects seem to more than negate the actual effort of moving forward. That is in part because … Continue reading How Walking Benefits Both Body and Brain
While the shoulder is not a large muscle overall, its positioning on the body makes it rather unique in terms both function and aesthetic. As a result, it is important … Continue reading A Simple Guide for Cannonball Shoulders
I will never forget one elementary school field trip in particular. We went to Playland, where before me loomed the iconic wooden roller coaster, its rickety rails trembling beneath a … Continue reading When “System Overload” is a Good Thing
Nobody wants to get injured, inside or outside of training. It hurts. It dampens progress. And it prevents us from participating in the activities we enjoy. To avoid this costly … Continue reading Knowing Thy Body: Avoiding Injury ≠ Avoiding Exercises