Shoulder Strength – Scapular Mobility and Stability

Can you raise the roof? Scapular mobility and stability are important components of a strong and functional shoulder girdle. Mobility and stability must go hand in hand for this joint to be functional. As the scapula is stabilized in place, the shoulder is given a stable base from which to enact the various arm movements … Continue reading Shoulder Strength – Scapular Mobility and Stability

Tell me More About the Core

The core is the lumbo-pelvic-hip complex, thoracic and cervical spine. It is where the body's center of gravity is located and where all movement begins. The major muscles of the core are the diaphragm, pelvic floor muscles, multifidus, rectus abdominis, transversus abdominis, internal and external obliques, erector spinae, latissimus dorsi, gluteus maximus, and the trapezius. … Continue reading Tell me More About the Core

Why Strength Train?

As we age, our muscles begin to shrink and lose mass. The number and size of our muscle fibers also decrease. Fortunately, we can counteract the effects of the aging by exercising. Exercise can increase the strength and size of our muscles. Aging is associated with a loss of bone mass which could lead to … Continue reading Why Strength Train?

Cardio-Training

When exercising, many of us tend to do the same routine in the same way over and over again. Once the body adapts to the program, the program becomes easy and loses its effectiveness. Below you will find a cardio program that has something for everyone. It includes enough variety to challenge and advance you. … Continue reading Cardio-Training