Balancing on Ice

Good afternoon readers! Hopefully, everyone’s weekend is off to a good start. I don’t know how many of you had to endure a snow storm the previous weekend, but I did (here in Ohio) and it was horrible — perhaps not the worst but definitely made me hesitant to drive. I missed a weeks worthContinue reading “Balancing on Ice”

Trainer Tip Tuesday! – Order Matters

Hey Bloggers & readers, Today you are in for a treat with trainer tip tuesday, something many people forget or don’t know but something to always keep in mind when working out — Today’s tip: The order of how you do your exercises matters. confused? Okay! well, Most beginners come to the gym ready toContinue reading “Trainer Tip Tuesday! – Order Matters”

Foam Rolling For Fitness

Do You Foam Roll? You should! although most people only consider doing so during rehab after an injury; but foam rolling is great for warming up before a run, or before getting started on your lifts. The motto goes “if it doesn’t hurt, you aren’t doing it right” and to be honest, that motto fitsContinue reading “Foam Rolling For Fitness”

Warm Up First

Prevent Injury It’s true, we are most likely skipping our warm up due to the mindset of “I don’t have time, I need to get in and out”, or “I don’t need a warm up, I feel fine” – says gym goers everywhere. Truly, I can take into consideration that both of these reasons areContinue reading “Warm Up First”

Hamstring Strain (injury/injury prevention)

I hope you know where your hamstrings are located, because today we will be talking about “pulling a hamstring” — (Pst, just in case you don’t know where your hamstrings are, look at the above picture). This particular injury is more common than you think, especially among runners and people who lift improperly- and thoseContinue reading “Hamstring Strain (injury/injury prevention)”