Breaking a bone due to osteoporosis is very common and happens to one in two women and one in four men in the United States. Unfortunately, most people only realize they have the condition once a bone fractures and it is too late.
Most everyone is familiar with the kettlebell by now, but if you are not, it looks like a cannonball with a handle, and it is one of the best pieces of fitness equipment ever developed!
We all know that exercise is good for us. Unfortunately, many make the mistake of focusing on cardiovascular exercise to the exclusion of strength training, while, the truth is that, nearly everyone will benefit more from strength training. Here are 7 reasons to start strength training today!
Unless you live in a cave, you’ve probably heard that sitting all day is not great for your heart, or your waistline. But it turns out that sitting also causes big problems for your butt.
Let’s go back to forty thousand years ago, back to when there were small communities rather than cities and hunting and gathering rather than farming and agriculture, let’s go back to when humanity was just beginning.
We’ve all seen those videos with people hugging a stability ball to their cores and running at their friends, colliding and bouncing back so hard they flip over. We’ve all seen friends and family lie back on one and immediately flip off. At face value, the stability ball can seem to be anything but stable.
I’ll be the first to admit that I wasn’t born with a kettlebell in hand. I had to learn how to use them like everyone else – and it was a challenge.
Here at Fitness Transform, our goal is to help everyone achieve their fitness dreams! To do so, we need to know what’s holding you back. What is preventing you from achieving your fitness goals today?
We’ve all sat there in biology class, wondering how knowing about mitochondria or the process of photosynthesis will help us in the real world. After all, we were planning on becoming police officers or lawyers or teachers – and maybe we did become those things one day, but the truth is, those lectures were still important.
Balance is in everything. And without it, life gets a little bumpy.
But in all seriousness, we physically rely on balance everyday. From running, hiking, skating, rollerblading, surfing, to even walking, we are constantly depending on our ability to balance to help us perform these activities.