Riverside Fitness Studio
|Posted on 15 October, 2016 at 16:40||comments (3110)|
Tempo training is the concept of determining the speed at which you do an exercise. Generally, when exercising, there are four stages that you can determine the speed at which you move a weight. These four stages are the eccentric portion of an exercise, the midpoint, the concentric portion, and the top point. For example, if you are bench pressing, the portion where the bar descends toward your chest is the eccentric portion of the bench press. The point at which the bar makes contact with y...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 19 September, 2016 at 14:05||comments (307)|
One of the most common questions that I get from my clients is: "When should I breathe?" I have noticed that, very often, exercising takes so much focus on finding the correct form, that breathing becomes compromised. It’s an odd thing to remind someone that they have to keep breathing. But it happens, and it happens often.
I will start by addressing the possible breathing options and why they can be useful. First off, there is the action known as the inhale. This may...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 12 September, 2016 at 10:25||comments (1972)|
One of the big fitness hypes of the recent years has been Crossfit. Crossfit training appeals to a large group of people because it points to the idea that you can accomplish many goals by exercising using the Crossfit scheme. Whether you are aiming to lose weight, increase strength, build endurance, or just get in better overall shape, Crossfit has been the path people take to achieve these goals. The idea behind crossfit is (generally) that you do a series of exercises in a row (either as f...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 5 September, 2016 at 10:55||comments (69)|
Today I am looking to shed some light on one of the most well known lower body exercises known. This exercise has been referred to as: the King of all exercises. And with good reason. The squat is a movement that the human starts to encorporate in its life as an infant. There is often a lot of controversy over the squat these days. I find people come to me saying things like: Isn't squatting bad for my knees? Will my back get hurt from squatting? And I am here to tell you that if you squat co...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 29 August, 2016 at 14:10||comments (0)|
When starting out, choosing the proper equipment for your exercise needs is a crucial decision to stay comfortable, and safe during a workout. If you are wairing the wrong clothes, shoes or accessory equipment (such as a belt, gloves, wraps etc.) then you may be at risk for injury.
One of the first question you should ask yourself is: what Shoes should be wearing? The attire needs may greatly differ if you are a marathon runner than ...Read Full Post »