Personal Training

Making Time for a Workout

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Every body is different and has different needs, but every body can benefit from exercise in one form or another. Not every workout needs to be strenuous and time consuming. Some people look for any excuse to avoid a workout. There is sometimes a misconception about what a workout really is. Any physical exertion can be a benefit to a body. For some people, it can help by simply parking further away from the store’s entrance, and walking the extra steps. For others, it may mean going to the gym for a full workout. Many people require the discipline of a class or scheduled routine, while others are fine with the spontaneous workout. For some people, the workout is about losing weight, while for others it is for their physical health. For those that suffer with symptoms of depression, many find relief as during a rigorous workout there is a…

Personal Training

Invest in a Foam Roller

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Everyone can benefit from getting some physical rehabilitation on a regular basis. I recommend to my clients to use a foam roller after every workout. Using a foam roller should be used  before you feel much physical discomfort. Preemptive rehab is the best way to avoid injuries. Making sure you have solid recovery after workouts is very important to maintain a solid exercise routine. Maintaining a routine is vital for maintaining physical, mental, and success. Having workouts and recovery that is maintainable is important to be able to stay consistent. Foam rollers are the best way to get the most recovery for the least amount of time. Foam rollers can also really help with the most difficult muscles to stretch and massage. Your hip flexors and IT bands are difficult muscles to loosen up. It’s also easy to use a foam roller and loosen up your muscles, it’s a lot…

Personal Training

All About Massages

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There’s nothing to ease your long day woes like a massage. I’m a big fan. The problem is that they’re not the cheapest pastime in the world, getting massages. My roommate has a friend who is in school to be a masseuse, and the friend needs people to practice on. So my roommate certainly lucked out in that she now gets weekly massages for free. But not the rest of us common folk. We have to suffer in pain, or think of a solution. The first thing to keep in mind is your positions throughout the day. This has a huge impact on your muscles and how you feel, which will directly affect how badly and how often you will be needing to get yourself a massage. One crucial part is your sleep. You have to make sure that you have a pillow combination which properly supports your head, shoulders…