January Wellness Challenge: Days 7-11

And just like that, we are on to the second week of our January Wellness Challenge! Day 7: Walk, jog, or run a mile for #MoveItMonday Walking Technique: Stand tall Abdominals in (30% out of 100%) Chest open Shoulders retracted and depressed Slight chin tuck – look straight ahead Swing arms forward and back from shoulder – not across your body Lightly walk heel to toe … Continue reading January Wellness Challenge: Days 7-11

Push up Progressions

Want to get better at pushups? Start doing them at an incline. Have perfect form with hands wide at chest level, shoulders retracted and depressed, neck in a neutral position, abs in, glutes and quads contracted, and pressing into all fingers to protect your wrists. Progression from incline to floor pushups: Start from a higher surface (against a wall) with feet wider than shoulders with … Continue reading Push up Progressions

It’s Your Mile

How fast can you complete a mile? You can walk, jog, run, take breaks – whatever. Just time it and retest yourself every 4-6 weeks. It’s your mile. You are only in competition with yourself. Reminders: Always consult your doctor before starting any new exercise program. Warm up and cool down at a slower pace for 5-10 minutes before and after mile testing. Always test … Continue reading It’s Your Mile