Tag Archive: Strength Training

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

Water is a great choice for hydration. But after a long and hard workout, you may need to also replace minerals, carbs, and protein. Milk can do that. And it can help replace… Continue reading

FITNESS CHALLENGE

These types of workouts can be found in many activities. Choose a wide range of exercises to fit in all types each week. For example, tai chi calls for both balance and flexibility.… Continue reading

STRESS CHALLENGE

Stand with your feet hip-width apart. Bring your left arm up and across your chest. Hold it to your chest with your right arm for 30 seconds. You can hold it either above… Continue reading

STRESS CHALLENGE

Life gets hectic, especially during the work week. And that can make sticking to healthy habits a little harder. Weekends can give you a chance to catch up. It may be a great… Continue reading

STRESS CHALLENGE

Did you know that noise—or at least too much of it—can boost stress? Noise pollution has been linked to problems with sleep, mood, and health. It may even raise blood pressure in some… Continue reading

FITNESS CHALLENGE

Your core includes your abs and the muscles in your lower back and pelvis region. All movement starts in your core. It is what connects your upper and lower body. If the chief… Continue reading

VIDEO: STRENGTH TRAINING FOR THE UPPER BODY

This video will walk you through starting an exercise program for your upper body. The benefits of upper body exercise include: Building lean muscle mass Increasing metabolism Aiding in weight management Achieving healthy… Continue reading

VIDEO: STRENGTH TRAINING FOR THE LOWER BODY

Watch this video to learn how and why to start an exercise program for your lower body. The benefits of lower body exercise include: Building lean muscle mass Increasing metabolism Aiding in weight… Continue reading

VIDEO: INTRO TO STRENGTH TRAINING

Strength training—also known as weight or resistance training—is any form of focused, repetitive movement against resistance. Watch this video to learn the benefits of strength training.    

WEIGHT CHALLENGE

Try to focus on strength training … pick 2 days this week you can add it to your workout routine.

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