Hiking is excellent exercise. But in the dead of winter, sometimes trails are not too passable. And there can also be a time in the spring when the trails are too wet to hike without ruining them. At times like this, it can be helpful to take a break from hiking and instead incorporate some fitness training that will benefit you as a hiker when you return to the trails. So, what kind of fitness training is good for hikers?
13 May 2021
If you want to tone, build muscle, lose weight, or just improve your stamina, then going to the gym is a good idea. If you have always tried to achieve your physical goals at home in the past and found that you have come up short, then there may be several different reasons for this. Going to the gym can be the answer for meeting your physical goals and here are some examples of why a gym can be a better environment for you to achieve those goals.
29 January 2021
You may not think about your ability to balance until it's compromised. However, your balance keeps you safe on a daily basis, allowing you to stand and walk without injury. Your ability to ride a bike depends on a good sense of balance. If your ability to balance is reduced due to surgery, illness, or advancing age, you can rebuild it using the right equipment and exercises. A non-slip exercise balance pad is all you need for an effective balance workout.
20 October 2020
One of the appealing things about many full-body exercises is that you can do them anywhere. If you want to go for a jog, for example, there's almost certainly somewhere near you — a trail, a high school track, or simply the sidewalk — that is conducive to this activity. While many people love working out alone, this isn't the case for everyone. If you're keen on taking up a full-body exercise and want to do it with other people to help stay motivated, you have several options.
17 July 2020
The effects of domestic violence can last long after you've made it to a safer place in your life. Many people continue to deal with symptoms of PTSD, such as flashbacks and anxiety, for years. You may also just feel like you aren't yourself anymore. Although your worldview and sense of self will change after a trauma, you can also take steps to begin the process of healing. Trauma-sensitive yoga offers you a way to gently address your symptoms while engaging with compassionate instructors who understand your need to heal.
21 April 2020
Fitness classes will only work for you if you show up each for each and every class. Even if you're there, it doesn't mean you're all in. You may be going through the motions but not putting in the effort, or you may not be in the right mindset. When this happens, you aren't going to get anything out of those classes. To help you make those fitness classes work for you, there are things you can do.
27 February 2020
Starting a corporate wellness program is challenging since it can be difficult to motivate employees and it's often hard to get people to change. However, improving the health of your employees makes their lives better, and it can reduce your costs and improve the productivity of your employees, so both the employees and the employer benefit. Here are some ideas for setting up a wellness program for your company. Let Your Employees Make Some Decisions
14 January 2020
Yoga is a fun exercise activity that many people enjoy. If you've been taking classes at a local yoga studio, you may have some interest in learning how to become an instructor. This can allow you to teach yoga to other people and make extra income. In order to properly train and get certified, you'll want to take a yoga teacher training program. These types of training programs are located all over the United States, so there may be a local option near you.
26 October 2019
If you enjoy working out but want to switch up your exercise routine a bit and add in other forms of exercise, you may want to look into strength training. This can be an excellent way to improve your body and add to your already-existing workout plan. You can easily incorporate strength training with the other workouts that you do. Here are the top reasons you may want to add strength training to your workouts:
25 July 2019
You might frequently hear fitness-minded individuals in your social circle talk about attending boot camp and perhaps think for a moment that they're enlisting in the army. While the armed forces do certainly have their own version of boot camp, this term also describes a type of fitness class that is popular among many people. Boot camp classes often take place early in the morning, allowing you to get a comprehensive workout in before you start your workday.
14 March 2019