Common Injuries in Group Exercise

The focus of this article  is to create an awareness of injuries, the occurrence of which is somewhat common to the group exercise class setting. Recognition of injury potential, common injuries, and first-aid responses may be instrumental in protecting students, instructors, and even the activity itself. The decision to teach exercise programs comes with inherent […]

Busted! 5 Fitness and Health Tips That May Make You Cry.

Editors Note: This is a contribution from Sergeant Michael Volkin, best-selling author of military books and inventor of Strength Stack 52 bodyweight fitness cards. Another interesting post from Michael – We often get lured away into the mindset that certain things work or don’t work in the world of health and fitness. Here are five of the most common myths busted! […]

8 Tips for Post-Baby Weight Loss

Sharing does not seem to be an ingrained skill we’re born with. “Mine!” is often right up there in the first 10-20 words learned. I find it fascinating that the whole process of pregnancy requires levels of sharing that include sacrifice, change, selflessness, uncomfortability, and for some, serious health risks. Sharing your body as a […]

A Short Introduction to Kettlebells

How it began? Kettlebells began as a form of showmanship and entertainment rather than the fitness tool they have become today. Their use started in during city festivals and Russian men would use them to display their strength, balance, coordination and stamina. After the first world war they slowly evolved into a fitness tool as weightlifting and […]