Ways to Ease a Muscle Cramp

Cramps are unpleasant, often painful sensations caused by muscle contraction or over shortening. Common causes of skeletal muscle cramps is- Muscle fatigue Cold Temperatures Not enough Warm up before exercising or playing a sport Dehydration Electrolyte imbalance Ways to relax your Muscles & avoid Cramping: Hydrate Yourself- Dehydration is one of the biggest culprits of muscleContinue reading “Ways to Ease a Muscle Cramp”

The Right Run- Your Action Plan

Still hell-bent on racking up the miles? Remember there’s a fine line between pushing through and pushing your luck — and only you (and your doctor) will know what’s best when the running gets rough. By taking a few precautions and planning, you can prevent many common running injuries. Here are some tips for preventingContinue reading “The Right Run- Your Action Plan”

Psoas: ‘The’ Core Muscle

This mighty muscle, lying at the very core of your physical body, has a profound influence upon our well-being. The psoas is the most important muscle in the body for 3 reasons: It brought us up to stand. The lumbar curve was created when we came to stand upright by the psoas. The walking muscle.  ItContinue reading “Psoas: ‘The’ Core Muscle”

Dance to Fitness- Part 1

MOVE, GROOVE…BURN AND LOSE! It is no secret that that regular exercise is important to good health and longevity. But it can be a challenge to find new ways to exercise, avoid boredom & work a broader variety of muscles. Sick of the gym? Just dance! The American Council on Exercise says, dance-based workouts asContinue reading “Dance to Fitness- Part 1”