Don’t get me wrong. I have nothing against spoiling myself. I’m also a very touchy, feely person so it isn’t the professional hands of strangers that bothers me.
If I need “body work” done due to an injury or pain, I will definitely go and reap the benefit. I have been to 2 experienced massage therapists who’s hands worked miracles on my back and overtrained quad muscles.
Here’s why spas aren’t my forte. Read more
View previous posts in this series, ABsolutely Core Crazed.
A weighted ball, from 2 to 8 pounds, is an excellent tool to make core strength training more challenging. It adds weight to the exercise but also involves balance and coordination. I suggest using a regular weighted ball with no handles except for the last exercise listed where I recommend a heavier ball with handles. Read more
View previous post in this series, ABsolutely Core Crazed.
Most trainers think crunches are a waste of time and have no functional benefit in our daily lives. They are correct. So why do I still do them? Read more
I am often asked how I work my core. This is the area I feel most comfortable helping others. This 6 part series is based solely on my personal experience and results that have worked best for me. Consult a professional trainer to modify these exercises to best suit you.
I read that you have to do 250,000 crunches to burn one pound of fat! Remove a few zeros and you might struggle to lose a few ounces. No wonder we give up before we start! Read more