Three Exercises to Improve Posture

"Pull your shoulders back, sit up straight, don't hunch over."  Does this sound familiar?   I know I hear it a lot!!  It feels so uncomfortable to do those things.  When I think about it I spend so much of my time slumped over on my computer, phone, or sitting down for long periods of time.  All of these activities contribute to my rounded shoulders and forward head posture. My back and neck are always sore especially when I wake up in the morning.  My muscles think this slumped position as my body's natural state.  This causes…

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Best Loop Bands

Loop bands are a type of resistance band that come in different resistances and sizes. They continue to become more popular because of their low cost, portability and lightweight. When researching about loop bands, I noticed there are many different companies that sell them. I chose some of the best loop bands based on their reviews on Amazon. I purposely chose bands that had hundreds of reviews and the reviews are all rated 4.5 (or more) out of 5 stars.PowerGuidance Resistance BandsThese are premium quality bands made from natural  latex material and are all 41"…

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Resistance Bands for Flabby Arms!

As you age you may notice a little extra flab on your arms.  This is also known as bat wings! Why is this happening, you may ask yourself.  The answer is... as we get older our fat has the tendency to increase and our lean muscle tend to decrease.  With age, our skin and connective tissue starts to lose it's elasticity.Extra body fat can cause sagging skin and depending on your body structure you may store fat in different areas.  In general, women tend to store more fat in their upper arms then men.  This is…

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Resistance Bands for Runners, Who Knew?

Are you an avid runner?  Are you looking for ways to improve your running? How can you do this?  First thing is to not only run BUT to do some strength training! How Can Strength Training Help Your Running? To be a runner you need to be strong!  This is why it's essential to do some strength training.  Strength training strengthens your muscles and joints. The stronger your muscles and joints are, the less chance of having an injury.  The repeated movements involved with running can be hard on the body. Running beyond your current level…

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Band Assisted Pull Ups

Why Are Pull Ups SO Challenging?Pulls= ups may look easy but once you try them you will soon learn they are very challenging! Many people have difficulty performing them even if they are in good shape.  It is a compound exercise that involves multiple muscle groups to work together.  It is one of the toughest body weight exercises out there and it requires a lot of upper body strength.  When you are performing a pull up you are lifting your entire body weight. If you weigh 150 lbs then you are lifting 150 lbs!!  Not many people…

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Exercise Resistance Bands- Make Your Workout More Versatile

What are Exercise Resistance Bands? Exercise resistance bands (also known as workout bands) are elastic bands that add resistance to help strengthen your muscles. As the band stretches, the tension increases. These versatile bands come in different resistances and are color coded for simplicity. They are easily added to any workout or can even replace your whole gym! There are different types of bands to suit all your exercise needs. Types of Bands Tube bands- These bands are tubular shape and are available in different resistances. Most times they can be purchased with interchangeable handles…

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