Do the front of your hips, thighs or groin feel tight? Does the tightness get more aggravated after sitting for long periods of time or after some workout moves? You’re not alone! Hip muscles known as the Psoas muscles and the groin become tight due to prolonged sitting. Then add in the repetitive leg exercises… Read More.
Today we’re going to do an abs workout with a very special twist. (The exercises actually involve twisting so it really is a “special twist”) Aside from twisting the body, these abs exercises are balance exercises too. It’s no secret that a flat, toned tummy is one of the most sought after areas to… Read More.
If you’re over 50 and feeling out of shape, then today’s very special workout is for you. Whether you haven’t exercised for a while and you want something to ease you back in, or maybe you’ve been doing something, but you feel it’s not enough. While you love your walks, or you participate regularly… Read More.
Today we’re doing the best arm workout to tone and strengthen the arms and to feel confident in your t-shirts, and tank tops. We’ll start by toning the back of the arms, the triceps. You may have called these muscles “bingo arms” or “bat wings”, but I like to call them “the bubble bath muscles”.… Read More.
Today we’re doing a quick workout for beginners. Even if you’re busy, you can still squeeze in 9 minutes to do this full body strength training plan. Just because a workout’s quick, doesn’t mean you can’t learn how to exercise with perfect form while you tone the body. So, once again I’m showcasing my favourite… Read More.
Today we’re doing a walking workout with weights. Get ready because you’re about to get the heart pumping while you tone and strengthen your muscles. The movements I’ve chosen are extra special because many of them are known as contralateral movement exercises. These movements ask the right and left side of your brain (and body)… Read More.
Stretching, you’ve gotta love it! It reduces stress, reduces muscle tension and increases mobility, making everyday movements feel easy and effortless. Yet, adding a stretch routine into your day, along with the recommended 2 days a week of strength training and let’s not forget 150 minutes of cardio weekly, turns physical activity into a full… Read More.
Do some Body Weight Exercises bother your knees or back? Today is Part II of Body Weight Exercises and you guessed it! We’re focusing on the lower half. While last week’s Body Weight Workout focused on the upper body, this week we’re paying special attention to the lower half. Today’s quick workout tones and strengthens… Read More.
Today we’re going to do body weight exercises. You can do these exercises without joint pain, without fitness equipment, and without a lot of time. If you suffer from joint pain, I know how frustrating it can feel when you want to get stronger and you genuinely want to exercise, but your body won’t cooperate. … Read More.
Need a fun warm up to start your fitness routine? Or are you searching for a low impact cardio that takes 5 minutes or less? This fun, quick warm up was recorded during the workout program The Shape it Up Workout Series. An 8-week workout series that provides Fitness for women over 50 who are… Read More.