Category Archives: Exercise

Improving Balance and Posture Makes Daily Activities Safer

What is balance and why is improving balance important?

Balance is the communication between your brain, inner ear, visual system, and sensory system. This communication helps us as humans maintain equilibrium and helps us stand, walk, and do functional movements without falling over. Improving balance and posture can therefore make every day activities like like grooming,...
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The Benefits of Group Exercise

Strength in Numbers

Why do so many people avoid regular exercise when the benefits are so hard to ignore? Whether it’s improving your mood, controlling your weight, preventing disease, recovering from injury, or increasing your energy, exercise is just plain good for you. However, many people lack the motivation to be consistent with workouts over time;...
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Adapting traditional exercise for function

Adapting traditional exercise for function

Lifting for a reason

I first began resistance training to make myself a better athlete with some pretty unrefined goals in mind — throw further, kick harder, and jump higher — and I continued with resistance training and weight lifting after finishing my athletic career. However, as I furthered my studies...
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Can Exercise Improve Brain Health?

Most people understand that exercise is important for the health of your physical body, but many are not aware of the effects of exercise on brain health. The benefits of exercise are numerous, and I think it is one of the most productive things you can do to ensure a long and healthy life. When...
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