Items Tagged ‘Strength Training’

July 27, 2016

Do You Incorporate These 4 Exercises?


Incorporating aerobic, strength, balance and flexibility training into your weekly routine could prevent injury and promote longevity as expressed in this article from LiveScience featuring our own Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine co-director, Dr. Edward Laskowski. Since these modes of exercise are so vital to your overall health, take a look at our group fitness classes that all focus […]

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Tags: 4 exercises, balance, Blog, Cardio, fitness, Flexibility, group fitness classes, health, Strength Training

July 24, 2015

Muscles – our metabolic machinery

By Kate- Dietitian Kate- Dietitian

Some call it the “middle age slump” or “weight creep”.  You may not be doing much different than you did 5-10 years ago, yet the pounds are increasing a bit each year.  As much as you don’t like it, this is natural.  In fact, thought to happen for survival purposes as a store of energy in […]

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Tags: aging, Blog, Dietitian, Eat Well, get fit, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Strength, Strength Training

1-Limb at a Time

January 22, 2015

1-Limb at a Time

By Desiree Ahrens Desiree Ahrens

For your next workout, try doing 1-limb at a time. Try using 1 arm at a time for a bench press instead ofboth at the same time. Or, try a 1 legged squat instead of keeping both feet firmly planted to the ground. Incorporating single arm or single leg exercises into your workout increases utilization […]

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Tags: Blog, Strength, Strength Training, Training, workout, Workouts