Bodies By Design president Kris Simpson highlights the importance of training the muscles of your core, and demonstrates the woodchop exercise using machines and resistance bands.
Bodies By Design president Kris Simpson explains the importance of working your stabilizer muscles while training your legs. He says you need to focus on exercises that build the small connective tissues around your ankles and knees to help prevent injury, or while rehabbing.
How should I eat to have a good PH balance in my body? When individuals engage in unhealthy living and eating habits, acidification of the body becomes a threat to the root causes of many bodily illnesses, such as excess weight obesity, fatigue, prematurely aging of the skin, joint and muscle pain, osteoporosis, nasal congestion and…Details
Are there safe prescription weight loss drugs on the market? Well there may be one soon. Arena Pharmaceuticals is hoping to be the first to provide a safe weight loss pill for those who are allergic to exercise. The product is called lorcaserin and has been shown to provide weight loss, reduce cholesterol and increase sex drive. …Details
Since fat burning is a slow process, a man can lose 1-2 pounds per week safely and effectively, which means keeping it off for the long term without any rebounding. Women unfortunately do not have the fat burning capacity that men do and therefore can only lose 0.5-1 pound per week. Of course there are…Details
Bodies by Design Fitness Tips Melissa walks you through three important stretches for your lower body muscles – the hip flexors, hamstrings and glutes. Stretching is an important part of fitness that is often neglected. Deep stretches should always be performed AFTER your workout to reduce injury, reduce muscle soreness and restore length to your…Details
I believe a combination of protein is your best bet. Although supplemental whey protein yields the highest biological value, a combination will give you the full spectrum of amino acids (the breakdown of protein), different minerals and vitamins and therefore provide more health benefits. My favourite protein for toning/building muscle and reducing body fat is…Details
Everyone should be drinking about 2 liters of water per day to keep the body properly hydrated. When the body is properly hydrated it will function at peak performance, it will be able to remove toxins from the body (through urination and perspiration) at a steady pace rather then storing toxins until they can be…Details
Bodies by Design Fitness Tips Cable Seated Row Continuing with our look at exercises for the back, this month we are showcasing the Cable Seated Row. Relying on the “lats”, rhomboids and trapeziums muscles, the seated cable row is essential for good muscle balance and posture. Step 1 Mike begins by tightening his core and…Details
Bodies by Design Fitness Tips Bosu Ball Chest Fly Step 1 Start in the lunge position standing atop 2 bosu balls (1 Bosu for the front leg and one for the rear). Ensure the Bosu balls are properly positioned so that you are comfortably stabilized. When stabilized, grab both kinesis cables in the assumed chest…Details