Any golfers out there? Golf is a great summer activity and the average male will expend about 620 calories during an 18-hole round!! Not a bad way to get some activity in. Like any activity though there is always the chance for injury and in fact the most common complaint is low-back pain. It can be caused by poor swing mechanics, poor conditioning or overuse…that is using the same movements repeatedly.
Sit at a desk all day? Wear high-heel shoes? This can be bad for the body. You may not realize it but even sitting requires your muscles to work to keep you in that position. Sitting at a desk all day can lead to muscle imbalances that affect your posture, the way you move and will lead to muscle aches and pains and even make you more susceptible to injury.
Last weekend, Perform Better allowed us an amazing chance to hear some of the greatest men and women in our industry share their wisdom with us. Among those who stood out from the rest were Martin Rooney, Todd Wright, Ingrid Marcum, Todd Durkin, Gray Cook and Thomas Plummer. From their many ideas a few underlying concepts surfaced, functionality and self-improvement.
If you've purchased a gaming console in the last five years, then you're more than familiar with the many different attempts that have been made at fitness-oriented gaming. From XBox Kinect to various Wii fitness programs, there are more virtual options to partake in fitness in the comfort of your own home than ever before.
i really enjoy reading motivational statements. They add a little oomph in my day. At present my favorite motivational website is "Addicted2success.com".Check it out and let me know what you think.live life on purpose. Fergie.
Muscle Dysmorphia is defined as a disorder that deals with obsession over the perceived muscularity of one’s body. Simply, it is the psychology that one’s body is too thin and not muscular enough. Essentially, Muscle Dysmorphia (M.D.) is the male reverse counterpart to female Anorexia nervosa. It is categorized as a branch of obsessive compulsive disorder and is VERY COMMON in today’s gyms and society…much more than we think. I will admit that some define M.D.
Well, after months of studying, I am now a newly minted ‘Corrective Exercise Specialist’. I signed up for this certification in July thinking that it would be easier than the fitness Nutrition Specialist certification that is also issued by NASM and which I had passed just weeks before. BOY, WAS I WRONG!