Studies show that people with mild to moderate depression who performed resistance training two or more days a week saw “significant” reductions in their symptoms. So, grab your dumbbells and get to work!
What you need to know about functional fitness training and why you should be incorporating MORE of it into your fitness routine.
Proving that we are stronger together, Proving Ground Studio launches on the South Shore to bring the community a place to be encouraged & motivated while achieving fitness and wellness goals.
Now is the time to get SMART about goal setting. Have you ever set goals and actually crushed them? If you have, then congratulations! If you are one of the many who set goals and then feel frustrated when you aren’t accomplishing what you set out to do – these tips are for you!
With back-to-school schedules in full swing, it can be tricky to find time to make it to the gym or your favorite local class. Here is a quick routine that will help you break a sweat - even if you only have 5 minutes to spare.
Whether you are looking to try a new workout - or just looking forward to re-starting your go-to fitness routine now that the lazy days of summer are winding down - chances are, your kicks could use a refresh.
Resting your body has value. It makes you stronger, because it allows the muscles that you have broken down to heal and recover. It is the rest that also allows you to recover so you can be strong, and thereby handle the increased weight, increased number of sets and increased reps needed to move forward with your fitness level.
High- intensity interval training (HIIT) is a form of interval training – a cardiovascular exercise program that alternates short periods of intense anaerobic exercise with less intense recovery periods. Incorporating exercise into our busy lives is hard enough, with HIIT workouts – you don’t need a lot of time.
The term “core” is thrown around so much in the fitness community - ”tighten your core, engage your core, work the core”. But, what does it really mean to work your core and how important is it in your fitness routine (and what exactly is the core)?
The feeling that you get from foam rolling is similar to a deep tissue massage - and massage helps avoid injury during exercise. So, if you can’t get to the massage therapist on a regular basis, foam rolling will do the trick to release pressure upon the muscle.