Fascia Fitness

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The secret to maintaining flexibility and mobility for life Have you ever noticed how cats stretch when they wake up or change position? They are not just stretching their muscles, they are stretching their fasciae. Maybe that’s the real secret to having nine lives. What Is Fascia? Fascia is fibrous connective tissue, mostly comprised of collagen, that surrounds your bones, …

Fitness for Fido

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You know that exercise is important for you. But, what about for your beloved dog? Once they are past the wiggly, rambunctious stage of puppyhood, do you think they can live a thriving life by becoming a couch potato pup? Of course not! Exercise is important for every dog, at every age. Start Right Away You may assume that puppies …

Staying Healthy Is A Core Act

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When was the last time you considered your core? Turns out, the strength and stability of those muscles located in the middle of your body can be a critical indicator of your overall health and well-being, as well as an important determinant of your functional age. In fact, core strength is a key measure of whether you are younger or …

Weight Training at Every Age

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Here’s why grabbing a pair of dumbbells may be the smartest thing you can do! Jack LaLanne once noted that “It’s better to wear out than rust out.” Yet, in today’s sedentary society, many Americans are rusting! One of the best ways to stop rusting and get back into the game called life is with resistance training. Lifting weights—or using …

Mobility is a Joint Venture

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I’ve been a gym rat for the last 30 years, and have even competed in a few bodybuilding contests along the way. Over the last two years, however, I’ve noticed some pain and swelling in my right knee that came and went, but never completely went away. Kicking and screaming, I finally gave in and had x-rays taken. Yep, I …