Stretching & Toning

 

 

Why Practice Martial Arts?

There are many ways for you to try to whip your body into shape, but let’s be honest: A lot of them are pretty boring. Running, riding a bike, and weight lifting all have physical and mental benefits but all of them also run the possibility of spiraling off into monotony. With many moves to […]

 

No weights, no gym, no problem!

I have to admit, when I first heard about being able to workout at your desk or at work I shrugged my shoulders and said, “yeah, whatever”. Then  I tried it and was surprised at the results.

 

Can You Touch Your Toes?

Whoops! You dropped your pencil. Can you reach it? No? It seems that you need some flexibility training. Your range flexibly decreases as you get older and as stress increases. It’s important to continually do flexibility training throughout your life. Health Benefits of flexibility Training Being flexible helps your body in many ways. It improves […]

 

Don’t Stretch Too Far

We’ve heard it time and time before: it’s extremely important to stretch before and after your work out. It increases your flexibility, prevents future injuries, reduces stress and increases your range of motion. We are told that we should do but we aren’t warned enough about what we shouldn’t do. Don’t stretch yourself too far. […]

 

Stretching for Weight Loss

Stretching your muscles is an important part of a workout routine. It preps your muscles for intense use and helps alleviate the risk of injury. But, can it help you lose weight all on its own? Typically, stretching alone does not lead to weight loss. Weight loss is most successfully facilitated by cardiovascular exercise. But […]

 

How Stretching Helps

One aspect of physical exercise that many people don’t consider much is stretching. Many folks jump headlong into their workout routine without giving much thought to whether or not they should take the time to stretch. They end their workouts without taking a few moments to stretch their muscles and relax. But stretching your muscles […]

 

Busting Cellulite

Cellulite. It’s not pretty. The lumpy, dimpled skin on your thighs and bottom embarrasses you and causes you to avoid activities like swimming. If you’ve had enough and want to get rid of your cellulite, there are a number of things you can do to fight back. What is Cellulite? Before getting into how to […]

 

Stretching and Toning How To Videos

Tone It Up Stretch and Release Routine http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vMdkvlvgsk Fitness – Stretch and Tone Your Body – Workout 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vMdkvlvgsk Lateral Toning Exercises with Body Weight http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pfV4R58xCw On-the-Go Stretching and Toning http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4aNDWFpGb3w Toning Exercises for Ladies http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7GU1KaS8K98