If you’re exercising regularly, you undoubtedly are noticing the benefits—better sleep and moods, maybe a few lost pounds. The last thing you want to do is derail your efforts or, worse, get yourself injured. Learn about five of the most common exercise mistakes people make and how you can avoid them.
"The most common cause of low back tightness is surprisingly very simple: the shortening and tightening of the muscles in the front of the hip and thigh (i.e. hip flexors and quads). Here I show you the three easiest and most beneficial stretches to your back free of tightness and pain."
Tired? Stiff? Perhaps you’re finding your work environment stale and stressful? If so, it may be time for a simple, yet effective, stretch break. Workday stretches not only lengthen the soft tissue, but also allow the body to recharge from worries. Stretching also alleviates stress-related tensions such as a clenched jaw and shrugged shoulders. Importantly, stretching allows us to reconnect to our breath. Deep breathing combined with stretching activates the parasympathetic
Homemade spicy garlic kale chips! 1. wash and dry kale. tear into bite-sized piece toss olive oil, salt, garlic powder, crushed pepper flakes (or herbs)lay out on cookie sheet covered in foil place in oven (300 degrees F) bake for 20 minutes enjoy!
Gassers. Suicides. Sprints. Whatever you want to call them, they may not be a lot of fun, but they are an essential part of conditioning for many sports and offer a long list of benefits. ACE Certified pro Pete McCall offers some compelling reasons why you should consider adding sprints to your workouts and offers a great workout to help you get started.