Running isn’t always the answer
“I wanted to get back in shape so I started running.” That is a common statement I hear from people who want to lose weight. It is usually followed by, “But I hurt myself.” Running is not the best exercise for those who have been sitting at work and home. They tend to have tight […]
Answers About Creatine Supplementation
Today im gonna talk to you all about the most widely used, and heavily studied supplement in the fitness world, creatine. I get a ton of questions about creatine *when should I take it? *how much should I take? *Whats the best kind? *is it even necessary? Scientifically, none of those things have been proven […]
How did your new years resolution go?
It’s February. How’s your “New Year Resolution” going? This is usually the time when you know if you are on the right track or if you fell of somewhere. Are you disappointed with the results that you got in January? From my experience, I have identified three main reasons why people fall short of their […]
HOW TO TURN YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION INTO A LIFESTYLE!
Many people make a “resolution” to get healthy and active in the New Year. But, they don’t know how to start or, more importantly, how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. My 1st suggestion would be to NOT call it a “resolution”. How about simply saying “I’m going to lead a healthy and active lifestyle”. Commit […]
How important is it to stretch? How often do you stretch? Many people consider stretching to be a tedious & boring task. We know we “should” stretch, we hear it all the time! But, we put it on the back burner, thinking “I don’t have time, I’ll stretch next time I workout”. Maybe it’s because […]
Lakewood Personal Training: Learn about Exercise and Inflammation!
We all know that exercise is important, but did you know it can reduce inflamation? Here are few examples of how it can benefit: – American adults who engaged in frequent physical activity tended to have lower CRPs (C reactive Protein – read below) than adults who were more sedentary. – In type 2 diabetics, […]
Personal Training: Static Stretching
The Effects of Static Stretching on Performance Static stretching continues to be a touchy subject when it comes to effecting performance factors of strength, power, and speed. This makes for difficult decisions for fitness professionals to incorporate static stretching in their clients and athletes programs. Some research studies have shown a negative impact on performance, […]
Gyms Lakewood: Learning About Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis and Exercise Osteoporosis is a major cause of disability in older men and women. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation as many as 57 million Americans suffer from this ailment. Osteoporosis can result in fractures in the hip and spine, compression of discs and stooped posture. The good news is that you can help […]
What is Functional Training?
What is Functional Training? By now you have probably heard of Functional Training. What exactly is it? It is a system of training based on real world movements and patterns. It can be bodyweight only and/or use fun tools like TRX, BOSU balls, Stability Balls, Medicine Balls, Ropes, Resistance Bands, Kettlebells, tires, sandbags and just […]
Personal Training Lakewood : Yoga at Absolute!
Proud to announce Absolute Personal Fitness will have 12 Yoga classes each week starting July 1st Yoga Times Monday: 6am Tuesday: 6pm Wednesday: 6am, Noon Thursday: Noon, 6pm Friday: 6am, Noon Saturday: 7:30am Sunday: 12:00 We will keep this schedule updated under our classes Section. Warm welcome to Bill Baldry, our new Yoga instructor. Visit […]