Tag: core conditioning

What Is Core Strength?

Wednesday, October, 19th, 2016 at 6:28 am by

Club USA

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Your core is everything except your extremities, legs arms and head!!! There are approximately 30 muscles that attach to the core and complete core training is a fundamental part of fitness training and way too often it is overlooked.  We tend to work our extremities and call it “good”!!!  There are so many benefits to core training besides just strengthening and improving core stabilization:   1.  Improves the transfer of power to and from extremities. 2. […]

Giving Kids Action AND Fitness at Club USA

Sunday, June, 21st, 2015 at 5:34 pm by

Dan Schliebe

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In Colorado, Littleton, Kids Action Fitness has been created to give a solid foundation to our growing generation. Designed to provide a steady, diverse routine of activity that both children and adolescents to develop healthy lives, Kids Action Fitness can also be found at clubusa.net. Our little ones need at least one hour a day of good cardio activity, in addition, they need to use their muscles and bones so they will grow strong. There […]

The Skinny on Zumba – Part 3

Sunday, May, 10th, 2015 at 6:32 pm by

Dan Schliebe

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The research done by Porcari and Steuttgen on Zumba (commissioned by the American Council on Exercise,) gives a thumbs up to this fast paced workout. It is not just fun, it can be called exercise! Zumba not only raises the heart rate through interval training which is the most effective for burning calories and strengthening the heart, it works the whole body. The moves focus effectively on flexibility and strengthening the core as well. In […]

Yoga and Heat

Friday, April, 10th, 2015 at 2:54 am by

Dan Schliebe

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Yoga has its known roots in India, a hot and humid culture. Now the discipline with its focus on developing the person as a whole has developed into many branches with many different motives. The most traditional yoga lineages did not hold climate as an important factor for the practice but some modern teachers, Bikram Choudhury as an Indian pioneer of the heated form have chosen to replicate the culture and climate of India since […]

Building Muscle Through Yoga

Friday, March, 27th, 2015 at 8:18 pm by

Dan Schliebe

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If you are looking solely to build muscle, then weight training is definitely an extremely effective route. The controlled movements, along with the progressively growing resistance is the recipe for the muscles to grow. They must be challenged so they have a breaking down and rebuilding in the tissues continuously. However Nicholas DiNubile, M.D. says, ‘Yoga can be just as effective as weights when it comes to building a stronger, more impressive physique.’ Yoga offers […]

Get Strong By Using a Ball

Friday, February, 27th, 2015 at 10:16 pm by

Dan Schliebe

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It might seem like a paradox to consider a ball stable. Unlike boxes, balls rolls around, bounce and squish. So it begs the question, ‘What is a stability ball anyway?’ It is a fairly new innovation used in many gyms these days. Not only do various sizes of these stability balls sit on metal rung shelves near the mat and weight sections but also whole classes are devoted to exercises exclusively using a stability ball. […]