Compliment Your Intense Training With Yoga
Dec04

Compliment Your Intense Training With Yoga

Training for various events is becoming more and more popular among the fitness community. Whether you’re competing in Cross Fit, Marathons, Martial Arts, or Tough Mudders, you’re pushing your body to its limits on a regular basis. Learn how our guest blogger mixes in yoga as a cross-training activity to compliment her intense training. My Recipe for Balance: Add equal parts of aggressive and lovely My yoga practice...

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Yoga to Improve Intense Training
Aug10

Yoga to Improve Intense Training

Learn how yoga and the A.R.T. method can help improve your intense training program. Yoga Can Help Engage Your Active Resistance Points in any Intense Training Adding yoga to intense training helps if done properly. When you add the A.R.T. Method to your yoga and learn how to work on your form, such as maintaining alignment with your body’s Active Resistance Points. It keeps your brain focused in your fitness performance...

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Intense Training in Short Bursts
Jun29

Intense Training in Short Bursts

Looking back across the evolution of the human race, many of the instinctual movements we performed on a daily basis when hunting, gathering, or even farming have become obsolete in today’s world of desks and computer screens.  But, just because the world around us has changed, doesn’t mean that our need for movement or exercise has lessened.  Learn from our expert guest blogger how getting back to our instincts is the...

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Motivate Yourself to See Your Intense Training Through
May30

Motivate Yourself to See Your Intense Training Through

Starting and maintaining an intense exercise routine can be difficult at times.  While we posses the desire to succeed it is easy to fill our heads with doubt and worry.  Learn what our expert and author of Fitness Beyond 50, Harry Gaines, advises us to do to motivate yourself to stick with it, even through those trying times. Think Back to Past Success “Self-efficacy” is defined as a person’s belief in their ability to perform in a...

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Make Rest and Recovery Part of Your Routine
Mar29

Make Rest and Recovery Part of Your Routine

Sometimes taking time for rest and recovery feels like a set-back or even an act of weakness. But, if we maintain that sort of thinking our body will get us to take our needed rest one way or another – and chances are, we won’t like that method very much at all. To keep from feeling like you’re slacking off, schedule your rest days into your workout routine. That way you won’t feel like you should be doing...

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