Resistance Bands or Free Weights – Why Resistance Bands are Amazing

Every construction project requires tools and every tool has a purpose. Yes, the head of an adjustable wrench can be used as a hammer – don’t be ashamed if you’ve done this - but it's much more useful for tightening bolts. Even when using the correct tool, there are specific techniques to maximize efficiency. Any skilled craftsman will tell you that to start a nail, you want to grip the…
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The Importance of Core Strength

Have you heard of core strength? What does it mean to you? As important as it is, there tends to be some confusion when it comes to ‘core strength’. Many people think that core means abs and strength means muscle. Therefore, core strength must mean 6-pack. This is an understandable misunderstanding and isn't completely off-base. It just doesn't paint the full picture. Your core certainly…
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Movement in Your Everyday Life

The other day, we wrote a blog on movement training and the importance of integrating it into your training program. In case it didn’t hit home, here is a real-life example of how important movement is in your everyday life. This is the story of Denise: can you relate to her? A Day in the Life of Denise Close your eyes and imagine Denise… Denise is 35 years old and is the mother of two young…
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Movement Training – Why You Need to Add it to Your Program

There’s been a change and shift in the health and fitness industry. People who get involved in health and fitness with just the intention of achieving a certain “look”, i.e. 6-pack or big booty, now represent a small population. Today, the many individuals who pursue health and fitness do so with the aspiration of making their day-to-day activities easier. Does this sound like you?  Enter…
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Posture – The Importance of Finding Alignment

Ever since youth, you’ve heard plenty of fuss about posture — “sit up straight”, “stand tall”, “don’t slouch”. But why? What is all the fuss about? Why is posture so important? First, what is posture? Posture is defined as the way that one carries his or her body both while stationary or in motion. Good posture preserves your lifeline — your spine. Besides keeping you upright,…
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