Archive for the ‘Training’ Category

Strength Training – The Key to a Better Life

Sunday, February 22nd, 2009

As Americans move from young adulthood to middle age, they lose approximately 6.6 pounds of lean body mass (muscle and bone) each decade.  At the same time, the average American gains 1.5 pounds of fat every year! As a result of these changes, strength decreases and daily activities become increasingly difficult to perform.  Eventually lean body mass and strength decrease to the point where some people can no longer live independently. (more…)

Core Training: A Key Component of Every Fitness Program

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

Core training has become a buzzword in the fitness industry over the last few years and is the basis for Pilates training (which has been around for decades) and other types of new group exercise classes. Leaders in the field agree that this is not just a passing fad. (more…)