Hiking Fitness: Is Your Body Ready For a Hike? The 3 Things You Must Prepare.
Jun17

Hiking Fitness: Is Your Body Ready For a Hike? The 3 Things You Must Prepare.

Hiking requires that your body is ready for the type of movements you’ll be doing. If you haven’t been doing any regular exercise, then now is the time to get started. The amount of preparation you need to do will depend on the type of hiking you’ll be doing. A day-hike has different requirements from multi-day and longer treks, but you do need to be moderately in shape for any type of hiking. Also, the type of...

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VIDEO: Yoga For Hikers? Prevent Injury With These Easy Stretches Before Your Hike.
Jun14

VIDEO: Yoga For Hikers? Prevent Injury With These Easy Stretches Before Your Hike.

Doing stretches before heading out for a hike is crucial if you want to avoid injury. After sitting around in an office all week, you might just head out without any thoughts about preparing your body for the strain it’ll be put under. You’ll want to use stretches for your quads, hips and hamstrings that will also help your lower back. This is where yoga comes in because these poses will give you all the stretches you need...

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Video: These 4 Stretches Will Rebalance Your Whole Body And Release Pain.
Jun01

Video: These 4 Stretches Will Rebalance Your Whole Body And Release Pain.

There are so many perspectives and ways to talk about the fitness consciousness journey through the body.  This part of the body seems to get overlooked or neglected when we talk about stretching. However, it is a vital to learn these stretches to regain balance between the upper and lower body. Learn to do these critical neck stretches to help re-align and re-balance your body. These will also help to begin releasing you from neck...

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Does Your Running Form Include Any Of These 5 Mistakes? The 4th One Startled Me
Mar17

Does Your Running Form Include Any Of These 5 Mistakes? The 4th One Startled Me

Running: it’s all in the form if you want to avoid injury. Although this article is geared towards professional runners, you can apply some of these concepts to check your own running form, even if it’s only part of your regular exercise routine. Stretching is an important part of keeping lower body mobility, so always stretch to keep your muscles flexible. And there’s always the foot-strike debate. A good thing to...

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Reduce Pain With This Simple Exercise
Mar17

Reduce Pain With This Simple Exercise

Finding simple exercises that will help to reduce pain is always a bonus. This exercises works to integrate the muscular chains in the body. Here, Dr. Goodman shows one of his basic exercises that will help you to move differently. He is very clear on how to move throughout the exercise. This will help to stabilize your spine and core. This is a good exercise for Crossfitters to learn how to move the body and lessen pain. Pay...

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