• Exercises,  Training

    My New Training Mix vs Old

    For thirteen years (as of 2015) I followed a bodybuilding training regime. Now for the past year, I’ve been following a new training mix of athletic training: mobility, flexibility, and functional exercise. Why the change? I found flaws in my old routine. Strict bodybuilding practices, with limited focus on flexibility, mobility, or functionality, led to muscle imbalances and¬†tightness in my body, leaving me prone to injury. So, after a binge on athletic training books and audio seminars, I modified my exercise priorities to better help me with my goal of lifelong fitness. Below is a summary of the changes I’ve made to my training. Mobility, Flexibility, & Functional Training A…

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    Lifestyle,  Sylvia Petro

    Knowledge for Lifelong Health

    In July, I’ll enter my thirteenth year (as of 2015) of dedication to exercise and healthy eating. When I started exercising, I trained three days a week. ¬†I now exercise every day. And each day, I make eating healthy a priority. Thirteen years might seem like a long time, but, as the saying goes, time flies. In my opinion, the limited time we have on this earth is more reason to not waste any time being uncomfortable in your body, which ultimately leads to self-disappointment. Lifelong Health Perk: Surprisingly, the human body does not require a lot of work to maintain a lean physique and good health. The more you…