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Tag: Muscles

Three Abdominal Exercises That Are Easy on the Back
20 Nov 17

Three Abdominal Exercises That Are Easy on the Back


A recent article by Harvard Health Publications revealed the hidden dangers of crunches and sit-ups. They describe how these activities can lead to lower back discomfort by working against the natural contour of your lower spine and by strengthening certain muscle groups that actually end up straining the lower back. Let’s explore a few exercises…

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The Scoop on Protein
9 Oct 17

The Scoop on Protein


One of the first things you’ll notice when you set foot in a gym is that many people are toting around bottles filled with protein shakes. Should you be drinking protein? This post will give you the skinny on all things protein! Why Protein? Your muscles are made up of protein. When we exercise, the…

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The Importance of Stretching
17 Apr 17

The Importance of Stretching


Stretching has been proven to have a vast array of benefits in everything from injury prevention, postural correction, and rehabilitation. Whatever the reason, incorporating stretching into your daily routine has numerous advantages. Everyone’s body is built differently. You may notice you are more flexible in some areas than the others (i.e. tight shoulders, but flexible…

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