2 THANKSGIVING WORKOUTS TO GOBBLE UP

Thanksgiving is almost here, and if you’re like most, you’re going to over indulge in the foods and treats shared during this feast. Knowing you may over consume, and even if you don’t, these two workouts are guaranteed to help you burn a little extra on Turkey Day, especially if you aren’t going to make it to the gym. As a suggestion, try to start your day off with one or both of these workouts – that way you know you’ll get your workout in and you can spend the rest of your day with your loved ones. Not a morning person? No problem! ...
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MANOPAUSE: GOING FROM DAD BOD TO DAD BUFF

The “Dad Bod” is a male body type that is described as “softly round.” The theory around the “Dad Bod” is that once a man has found a mate and had kids, he doesn’t need to worry about maintaining his physique.

An American psychologist William Herbert Sheldon categorized the human physique into three fundamental somatotypes:

  • Ectomorphic: Thin, tall, fragile, lightly muscled, flat chested and delicate
  • Mesomorphic: Hard, rugged, triangular, athletically built with well developed muscles
  • Endomorphic: Round, usually short and soft with under-developed muscles and having difficulty losing weight
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30 MINUTE WORKOUT PROGRAMS FOR BUSY CLIENTS

Here’s a quick 30-minute workout that will get clients on the road to fitness!

The biggest excuse people give for not working out is, “I don’t have time!” Of course, as a fitness professional, you know that time is not a viable excuse. We have to make time to keep our bodies healthy. People are busier than ever today, and to be honest, fitness is not a priority in most people’s lives. As fitness professionals, we have to educate people on the benefits of exercise and teach them how they can maximize their overall health in a minimum amount of time.

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FOAM ROLLING TECHNIQUES: A 4 STEP FORMULA

Different foam rolling techniques: Why the fuss? It seems as though the best way to foam roll is in the name—roll. Rolling back and forth does have some merit and support from the scientific community. In a recently published review of foam rolling, Kalichman and David (2017) examined 42 studies on foam rolling that revealed only a few different techniques being used. The most common was to roll ....
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WEATHER GOT YOU FEELING SAD? HERE’S 4 MOOD BOOSTERS.

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a combination of biological and mood disturbances typically occurring in the autumn and winter months. SAD is characterized by recurrent episodes of depression, hypersomnia, carbohydrate cravings and weight gain.

About 5 percent of the U.S. population experiences SAD, with symptoms present for about 40 percent of...

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BREATHE RIGHT: INHALE. EXHALE. REPEAT.

he act of breathing seems incredibly simple, but doing it properly can be surprisingly complex–and of vital importance to your clients’ performance.

HOW IT WORKS

The average person’s lungs move about 0.5 liters of air with each relaxed breath. That amount can jump to 3 liters during vigorous exercise.

When you inhale, air travels through your nose and mouth and on through the pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, and smaller and smaller tubes called ...

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