More and more people are making the change from a sedentary, inactive lifestyle to one that involved regular exercise and a healthy diet. These changes are always positive and most people can do more to improve their daily health and fitness levels.
Whether you are trying to improve your eating or hoping to work out more, it can be challenging to start new habits. Therefore, it's best not too set your expectations too high to start and write out a plan of action. First, it's best to write it out because then it becomes more concrete and your more likely to do it. Then, after you decide to write it out, start the first week with small changes. For example, if you typically don't have breakfast and you want to start, then write down that you will have it on Tuesday and Thursday this week.
MULTI-MUSCLE STRETCHES We all need to move and stretch. Here are some of the multi-muscle ways to relax, stretch, increase range of motion. Remember, just as important as the static pose, is the way transitions. Cobra poseDown dog poseExtended childs poseLow lunge poseMountain pose, hands raisedProne over stability ballStanding forward fold poseSupine bent knee torso twistSupine over stability ballTriangle poseUp dog poseWarrior pose
warm up bikeInverted pull ups 3x10 under; over; bicepKnee ups front 2x20 Knee ups left side 2x10 Knee ups right side 2x10Edge of bench hip ups 2x10Rows 95 x 9 Overhand 95 x10 under hand x2sets2 rounds: Ball ladder 10 each side Ball above head both hands 20 Oblique on ball 10 each side Ball full sit ups 10Snatch 45x10Shoulder press 45x10 55 10x3sets (curl bar)Standing high knees leaning forward 10 each leg then 20 alternating x2 setsSit ups 40 Reverse crunches 20Bicep curls 55 × 10; 65x 10x2sets
Today is your last day to do an outdoor activity. Friday gets windy an should be weight training in the gym. This weekend is going to have some rain Saturday morning so you should wait until around noon to head out for a hike or jog.
Key points from Monday's Eating For A Fit, Healthy Body nutrition seminar to help you shape your path to your health and fitness goals:1. Pick one day of the week and plan healthy meals for the upcoming week. Make a list of items you will need from the grocery store to prepare those meals.2. Go grocery shopping on a full stomach with your list in hand and buy ONLY the items on your list. Remember--you're on a mission, so stick to it! If you don't have healthy foods in the house, you are not going to be tempted by them.
Spring has arrived and we are also past the 1st Quarter of the Year! This is now the time for evaluation… How are your New Year’s Fitness Resolutions holding up?? It’s time to acknowledge what IS working for you and then do more of it… Next evaluate what is NOT working for you and then change it.
In this article we discuss when hamstring pain can be diagnosed as a hamstring injury with John from Synergy Physio. Hamstring injuries are one of the most common injuries that present to a physiotherapy clinic. However although common there are many things that can pretend to be a hamstring injury that are not indeed hamstring injuries.