This post has to do with making sure your body is ready for an action-packed life! And we mean enjoying outdoor activities, having fun with family or friends, sports, adventures, and being able to EASILY go through your daily activities – with energy to spare!
Let's share some pretty cool (and weird) human facts. They have to do with your metabolism and hope at least one of them leaves you feeling empowered!
Have you seen the new docuseries about Michael Jordan called The Last Dance? If you haven’t seen it, it’s pretty incredible and highly recommend. Most people don’t know this about Jordan … but he had a secret club called “The Breakfast Club.”
It is always preferable doing some exercise rather than no exercise at all, but your results will be even better if you cross train. In many cases, when you go to a gym, you will see people on the treadmills and stationary bikes, and other people lifting weights. Most of the time you will never see those two groups cross over, and that is where the opportunity for greater gain is lost. If you can lift three hundred pounds, but can’t walk up a flight of stairs without getting winded; that is a serious problem. If you can run a 5 minute mile, but struggle carrying bags of groceries to the car; THAT is a problem. You want overall fitness; not just in specific areas. By cross training, you will address the strength and aerobic capacity of your body, and appreciate those improvements in your day-to-day activities. In the end, isn’t that what you want? You don’t go to the gym just because you enjoy going to the gym. You go to make yourself stronger, get in better shape, and then see and experience the results of your hard work when you are not at the gym.
If you're an athlete that participates in multiple sports or fitness regimens, then finding the right pair of cross training shoes can be a life-saver. A good pair of these shoes will handle wear and tear more gracefully than your
Most meat heads that walk into the gym year after year have no idea what the rotator cuff is. You don't want to be that guy (or girl) who constantly suffers from shoulder pain and injuries due to the constant weight your pushing.
When people perform their fitness routine, they normally concentrate on back, shoulders, arms, abs and legs. Many seem to forget to exercise the part of the body that holds them up—their feet and ankles! It’s important to keep your feet