So...if you're involved in youth hockey at all, you know that the season is coming to an end. If your the type of player that is always trying to improve your game then try my recommendations for increasing skating speed.Skating speed is a product of a couple things…skate stride and skate frequency. So, the longer your stride and the more strides you take, the faster you will be. Stride length can be improved in a couple ways. Using proper body mechanics in your skating and increasing the force with which you push off.
Happy Monday! I wanted to start the week off with a quote I love..."When you feel like quitting..think about why you started."Keep pushing and challenging yourself, you'll surprise yourself with what you can do.Reach out if you are interesting in any in-home personal training! : ) Carly : )
Youth athletes will acheive success with a vision, strategy, belief, persistance and learning. The first step is to have a vision. Help them to realize and understand what they want in regards to fitness and health. Next, help the develop strategies. Aid them in developing near-term goals that align priorities and values for making that vision a reality. After you develop your strategies, help them to believe in their ability to acheive their vision. The fourth step would be to teach them persistance and perserverance.
Okay, I know you have all seen the phantom towel right? There it sits unattended for hours on a piece of gym equipment. Waiting patiently for its owner to return to pick it up so the next gym member can use the equipment. Kind of get where I am going with it? Of course you do. It is not only the phantom towel, it is water bottles, workout folders, and other personal effects that members use to reserve a piece of equipment in the gym. Gym equipment in every gym is at a premium. Members need to respect each other and not reserve equipment.
Too much Sitting is hazardous to your health, that's nothing to joke about. The American Heart Association is aiming to get all Americans on their feet for 30 minutes of walking (even in small 10-minute bouts).
So what are you waiting for, what is your excuse to go and take a walk, hike, or tiptoe through the tulips. Take every opportunity to bring movement into your life and you may just bring a smile to your face.
S-I JOINT INJURY, PREVENTION AND TREATMENT As the Sacroiliac joint (S-I joint) becomes more and more involved in overuse, injury and rehabilitation, it is important to know what stretches and exercises can prevent or treat the area. Below are some basic stretches (asanas) and 4 progressive workouts.S-I Joint StretchesCamelChildsCowfaceExtended side angleLizardLow lungePigeonSeated forward foldSupine eagle legsTriangle
Given my love for ballet, it was only one logical step for me to look at a Barre certification course. And just at I had decided to look into it further, an opportunity for the very thing presented itself in Raleigh J. The stars were lining up.
21 NUTRITION TIPS & 5 SUPPLEMENT RECOMMENDATIONSDrink at least eight 8-ounce glasses of water every day.Take a multivitamin and a fish oil supplement every day.Give your food time to digest and control your portio
Functional Fitness?? One of my ‘specialties’ but what is it??Think about everyday activities: Picking stuff up off the floor – Climbing stairs – Getting into & out of a car – Getting up out of a chair or getting up off the toilet!!Bending, Stooping, Turning, Lifting, Reaching… These are ALL ‘Fundamental Movements’ in the ‘Game of Life!’