Blogs about Strength And Conditioning

Tuesday, August 01, 2017 • Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093
CoreFitConcepts Blog
Swiss ball which is also called the Stability ball was originally created in 1960's as a means to provide instability and resistance by challenging and engaging "CORE" muscles, therefore, improving balance, strength and flexibility. The use of stability balls started out in a clinical setting as a tool to rehab patients from injuries. Unstable surface training merged its way into gym settings and quickly gained popularity in the fitness world, as a means to build strength, flexibility, improve posture along with the excitement of exercise selection.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 • Fort Washington, MD 20749
Thursday, September 15, 2016 • Orland Park, IL 60467
Train With True
Look in the mirror.That's the only person in between who you are and the person you want to be. Period.Every day there's a new product, gizmo or diet that claims to be the fast track to a healthier and happier you. How many have you tried? Be honest. How did it "workout" for you? Right...that's what I thought.
Friday, July 29, 2016
Training with Rebecca Bennett
The best way to firm up and tone your body is through conditioning and resistance training. You can do this using bodyweight and weights. If you don’t have a specific goal of increasing strength or muscular endurance, but just want to feel tighter and look better, then the specific rep (repetition) range that you should be lifting should be between 8-12 reps. Now that doesn’t mean you lift just any weight for that many reps.
Friday, July 01, 2016 • Bellevue, WA 98004
Michael Bowman's Blog
I came across an article today that lists 50 body weight movements that one can do anywhere. As a personal trainer, I always encourage clients, family, and friends to workout outside of the studio or gym in order to burn a few extra calories, maintain motivation, etc.
Sunday, June 26, 2016 • Bellevue, WA 98004
Michael Bowman's Blog
High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is one of the most popular forms of fitness today. These workouts are designed to exert a maximum amount of effort in a relatively short period of time. This can be as little as seconds to a couple minutes. While conducting my personal training sessions, I use 30 second exercise intervals as a baseline and sets of 8 - 16 based on muscle groups targeted. So, why is HIIT so popular? 
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 • Lake City, SC 29560
Owen Johnston's Mind-Body Fitness Blog
In my new YouTube video below, I demonstrated some exercises that strengthen the wrists, fingers, knuckles, and grip, in addition to the muscles of the upper body. Allow a realistic time frame for working up to the more difficult exercises. If you have already worked through basic progressions for pushups and pullups, and have good flexibility in your wrists, you're ready for hand specializations.