Is walking really an aerobic activity, or a form of exercise that qualifies as "cardio". Someone recently asked me how many days of cardio I [...]
Meet Shaundrea, a recently minted NFPT-CPT originally from Florida, but currently living in New York City working in finance. Here's how she would like to [...]
The human body is a dynamic machine. We have been designed and created to move,react, create force, withstand being pulled, twisted, and undergo various stressors. However, when the human body exceeds a certain threshold, something gives way. This being connective tissue, ligaments, tendons and muscles. Making one thing inevitable, breakdown or injury. One important contractile element that places an essential role in withstanding stressors and provides static and dynamic support is called fascia.
Connective tissue is the most abundant and varied tissue in the body. Most likely, the first variety that comes to mind are your dense tissues, [...]
Connective tissue is the most widespread and abundant type of tissue in the human body. Connective tissue that is well vascularized is far less likely to tear or rupture under extreme stress - a desirable characteristic when performing any kind of physical activity.
Every single person who has ever endeavored to take on a new exercise program learned what delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) feels like, even if [...]
NFPT professional trainer Stephen Caldwell is 31 years old, born in Louisville, KY and currently living in Cincinnati, OH. His work in health care led [...]
Stress reduction and its associated topics such as mindfulness and relaxation were of top interest this month. Maybe we are collectively acknowledging how difficult the [...]