Fitness, Whole Health

Abs, Core and Glutes – what is it?

There are the abs then the core muscles and, finally, the glutes. Improve your total body health by training these areas of your body.  The results will be increased strength, stability and balance. What muscles are involved? The body’s core muscles include: abs (abdominal muscles) back muscles pelvic floor muscles glutes (buttocks) other torso muscles.… Continue reading Abs, Core and Glutes – what is it?

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Increase Strength with Low-Energy (Eccentric) Exercise

Eccentric exercise/training is a form of exercise that works well for the elderly, and also for people with cardiopulmonary or neurological issues. It challenges the muscles; increases muscle strength; protects the joints; and uses a lesser amount of energy. Eccentric training targets the muscle lengthening (elongation) phase of a muscle contraction by purposely slowing this… Continue reading Increase Strength with Low-Energy (Eccentric) Exercise