Warming Up

Most people that exercise regularly know that warming up and cooling down are important parts of their workouts. Yet, many people skip one or the other and sometimes both. The warmup and cool down are key to preparing your body for the stress of the upcoming workout, while the cool down is the first step…

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Strength Training

Strength training, a.k.a. resistance training or weight training is good for people of all ages and fitness levels as a way to prevent the natural loss of muscle due to ageing. It has also shown to have benefits for people with chronic health conditions like obesity, arthritis or heart conditions. As we age, we naturally…

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Osteoporosis is a debilitating bone disease that effects 54 million Americans. Osteoporosis literally means “porous bone.” It’s caused when your body loses too much bone or doesn’t make enough bone making the bones weak and prone to breaking. There are several risk factors that can cause the disease, and though some are unavoidable, there are…

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Body Force Fitness

5 Strength Training Mistakes we often see clients make. You probably know we are big fans of strength training, and for good reason. It works. As the body ages you lose muscle at a greater and greater rate with each passing decade. This muscle loss results in decreased strength with age. While this is a…

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These strategies to add exercise in your day, make getting regular exercise is easier than you think.  If you are a busy adult juggling a career, family, and some resemblance of any social life at all, you know if can be hard to squeeze in a workout.  But, if you think that you have to…

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In today’s fitness world we are obsessed with using technology to track every calorie we burn during exercise.  But, does this really matter?  Well, yes and no.  Calorie Burn; how it works Here is the problem with tracking calories burned. There is this thing called EPOC, or Excess Post Oxygen Consumption, that measures the amount…

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Our workout of the week is call: 3×7=21.  This workout is made up of 3 circuits of 3 exercises. Each circuit is 7 minutes and you perform each exercise for 21 reps. The Workout 3×7=21             Complete each circuit for 7 minutes.             Rest 2 minutes between circuits           Circuit 1: Double…

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Alternating Reality is our workout of the week.  This is a kettlebell workout comprised of 4 exercises. Each exercise alternates sides that are working and the reps increase and decrease through the workout.   The Workout Alternating Reality             Complete as Prescribed.             5 – 6 – 7 – 6 – 5 – 4 –…

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Swing…Swing…Other Thing is a fun yet challenging workout. It is a basic triplet workout consisting of 2 kettlebell swing variations, and one “Other Thing”. In the case of this week’s workout the “Other Thing” is med ball slams. So, challenge yourself by adding this to your workout sometime this week.   The Workout SWING…SWING…OTHER THING……

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Because we all know how a better night’s sleep makes us feel, here are 5 tips to get a better night’s sleep. Our energy is better, our mood is better, our workouts are better, heck we even eat better.  On the flip side we all know how miserable we feel when we don’t get enough…

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