The ankle joint is what allows your foot to bend forward and backwards while walking. The issue we often run into in today’s society is that the ankle joint is becoming less and less mobile in individuals, and this results in an interruption of daily activities.
What many clients typically want to know is how many reps they should be doing if they’re trying to make esthetic changes to their bodies. While this answer can get complicated, here’s the “Reps 101″ version.
A common misconception that many people have when doing their cardio work is the difference between having a greater fat burning percentage while doing the work versus actually burning more fat. Let’s set the record straight.
If you’ve been in the fitness game as long as I have, you’ve undoubtedly seen many fads that have come and gone. The times change, so the focus and the specific techniques change with resistance training.
The type of exercise, and the way that exercise is done, produces a specific effect or change in physiology. If one does the wrong exercise or applies it incorrectly, it’s like taking blood pressure medicine to lower your cholesterol. You will get an effect, but not the one you want!
I push water like a bargain hunter pushes a cart at an “everything must go” sale. Water is essential and it comprises approximately 50 – 70% of our total body weight. It serves as a medium for chemical reactions, it’s a thermo-regulator (helps control the body’s temperature), and it serves as a taxi for toxins by helping the body get rid of waste products.