At what point can someone call themselves an athlete? After they win something other than a finisher’s medal or a personal best award? After a coach calls them such, as if knighting them with a PVC pipe? Or is someone an athlete simply by giving their all when participating in a sport. Is a participant, Read More
Diets do not work in the long run. You may have already figured that out, but haven’t truly figured out why they don’t work and how to get out of the cycle and sustain your weight-loss success. Let’s do that now.
Most of us would answer, “Absolutely!! Of course music improves my workout!” But, physiologically speaking, the jury is still out. That’s right, studies show mixed results as to whether music directly affects people’s strength, stride, intensity, and speed.
And there’s the catch, “directly”. Read More
Have you ever reached for something on the top shelf? Maybe it was the last roll of on-sale paper towels at Target, or your secret stash of Girl Scout Cookies tucked behind your dusty cook books. If you struggled to really stretch and reach, it could be because you’ve been neglecting one of the fundamental elements in fitness training and a truly fundamental element to maintaining an independent, healthy lifestyle: Functional range of motion (ROM) training. What the hell is that? I’ll explain.