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Isometric Bodyweight Workouts by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 03 Feb 2010 10:40am Isometric bodyweight workouts help you build strength and burn fat without moving much. Exercise without much movement you say? Keep talking right?! Isometric exercises are very underrated. They are great for building muscles, stabilizing muscles, building strength, improving power and burning fat. Isometric contractions can be descr ... Read on »
Strength Training Questions Answered by Tawnee Prazak Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 08 Jan 2011 10:15am First off, thanks for all the nice comments/messages regarding my last post. My dad is a rockstar -- by Friday night he already had several job offers/opportunities! They love him! Anyways, onto a long-overdo blog post that goes back to an old post and the questions associated.... Time to give some answers to Patrick , Ryan , Chloe , Aimee ... Read on »
Core workout by Kiley M. Posted Mon 16 Jul 2012 5:43pm This month as I said in the previous post, I’m going to try to make a morning workout a habit. I’m still nursing my little B man and he usually wakes up between 6-7 every morning. So, my plan is to wake up at 5:30 each morning and do a core workout (or more depending on when he wakes up) before I have to feed him. This morning was day one a ... Read on »
Resistance training decreases blood pressure by Marta M. Posted Wed 07 Mar 2012 10:18pm When Caroline came to me after being diagnosed with pre-hypertension, she was stunned.  At 32 she seemed to live healthily, going to the gym four to five times a week to enjoy a cardio workout. So what went wrong? For starters, Caroline had one major risk of cardiovascular disease, a father who died from a heart attack at 50. Even though he ... Read on »
Ask Tawnee: Isolated vs. compound movements when strength training by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Mon 10 Jan 2011 9:11am Editor's Note: Contributing writing and USA Triathlon Coach Tawnee Prazak answers some of your most important training questions. #2) Q: Would you agree that strength training, ideally, involves more than one muscle group? Yes, certain ST exercises are multi-joint and utilize multiple muscle groups (aka compound, total body, etc) ... Read on »
5January 30, 2011Workout DVD Review: Physique 57 by thegrassskirt Health Maven Posted Sun 30 Jan 2011 12:00am Well, I survived the circus.  Although I do have to say…the circus is one scary place. I’m glad that you all enjoyed the doughnut recipe yesterday.  There aren’t many left in my household! Today I present to you, another workout DVD review . One of my very favorites is Physique 57 ( Kelly Ripa has also claime ... Read on »
Simple Exercises to Do While Traveling by Dr. Daisy S. Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 17 Sep 2013 10:03pm Whether you’re traveling for business of pleasure, one of the things that may be pushed aside is your normal exercise routine.  Let’s face it- most of those “easy and portable” pieces of exercise equipment rarely make it into the suitcase, let alone on the plane or in the car.  So if you’re looking for ways to keep your body moving while you’ ... Read on »
New Things by Marla-Deen Posted Sat 15 Jun 2013 1:40pm Note:  I found this in my "Drafts" section.  Somehow it was not posted at the end of May when I had intended.  So, better late than never!   *******************************************************************************   It's always good to get out of a rut.  Try new things.  It takes a little more energy, sometimes a little more thought ... Read on »
Get Six Pack Abs Sooner With Isometric Exercises by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 22 Apr 2010 5:11pm You need to do isometric core exercises to get your six pack abs. This is a surprise to many people. Isometric core exercises build up the deep stabilizing muscles and give tone to your entire core area. Isometric exercises help you build strength and burn fat without moving much. Isometric exercises are very underrated. They are grea ... Read on »
NINJA WORKOUT by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:05pm By Marie Dufour RD – Some of the major excuses for not exercising, is “If only I had a treadmill, machines, a gym closer to home, etc…”  Do you remember the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles?  They got in shape underground, using whatever they found (and ate pizza too!)  So can you.  Put that black headband on (mentally) and live Ninja-style.   ... Read on »