2 Weeks to Health is a health challenge designed to give you the tools you need to lose weight, get fit, and be healthy!
With hundreds of workout routines available for us to choose from, it is important to choose a program that follows the seven laws of training and is suitable for our desired training outcomes.
The six fundamental movements of major body segments are flexion, extension, abduction, adduction, rotation, and circumduction. Flexion is decreasing the angle between body segments, an example being a bicep curl whenever the wrist is moving closer to the shoulder. When the wrist is let back down away from the shoulder it is called extension, or … Continue reading The Six Fundamental Movements of Major Body Segments
I'm sure you hear the terms aerobic and anaerobic all the time. The term aerobic has often been used synonymously with the term cardio and is sometimes confused with a type of fitness class from the 1970s. What exactly are aerobic and anaerobic exercises, and why does it matter? It turns out that these are … Continue reading The Difference Between Aerobic and Anaerobic Exercise and Why it Matters
"Limiting the time you're inactive is even more important than exercise." - Tom Rath
"If you get 1% better at something every day then it is a successful day" - Unknown Lets look at an example of this. If you want to get better at walking, and you get better at it 1% every day, how far will you be walking after a year of 1% a day increases? … Continue reading Quote of the Week – 30 Jan
“Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.” - Haruki Murakami When doing physical training, pain is inevitable. The pain often begins with the sound of an alarm clock and continues until the last muscle is no longer sore. You attitude toward this pain means the world to your progress. To ensure you are getting the most … Continue reading Quote of the Week – 23 Jan
For those who are unfamiliar with TED Talks, TED is an organization that hosts conferences around the world so people can share their ideas that are worth sharing. Usually these ideas worth sharing tackle some kind of societal issue. There are hundreds of talks about health and fitness on TED, but here are 5 of … Continue reading The Top 5 TED Talks on Health and Fitness
Entering the health and fitness world can be an overwhelming process because of the incredible amounts of information that is presented to beginners. One minute you hear about crazy mass building protein shakes, and the next you are hearing about falsified nutrition plans that get insane results in two days. All this information makes it … Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Exercise Volume 1