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 […]
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 […]
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, […]