Happy Summer! We're currently running our annual Trailblazer challenge as part of the MUS Wellness Incentive program, and I've been enjoying all the awesome posts of your adventures in our beautiful state, so I thought I'd share one of mine. The objective of the trailblazer challenge is to go seek out some unexplored territory (for … Continue reading Crazy Trailblazing
Kettlebell Compound Exercise (Video)
Last week I posted a video of a Kettlebell Complex, or series of exercise sets performed sequentially. Today is part 2 of our Kettlebell series, featuring a compound movement, or a series of individual movements performed sequentially. Compound movements can be incorporated with any exercise implement, such as dumbbells, medicine balls, barbells, or even with … Continue reading Kettlebell Compound Exercise (Video)
Kettlebell Complex (Video)
We’ve been doing a series of exercise videos that you can utilize at home, and I recently received a request for some kettlebell ideas. The kettlebell is a wonderful piece of free-weight equipment that has been around for a very long time, but has seen a resurgence of popularity in gyms and home gyms over … Continue reading Kettlebell Complex (Video)
Dumbbell Exercise Sequence (Video)
No gym? No problem. Neal Andrews, MS, CSCS leads you through an exercise sequence at home using dumbbells. If you don't have a pair of dumbbells at the house, grab a pair of heavy cans from the pantry, or other household item that can be used as a weight. Most movements in the video are … Continue reading Dumbbell Exercise Sequence (Video)
Body Weight Exercise Sequence (Video)
No gym? No problem. Neal Andrews, MS, CSCS leads you through an exercise sequence at home using all body weight exercises. Most movements in the video are performed for 10 reps. Suggested rep ranges are 10-20 reps. Or use a timer to perform each exercise from 20-40 seconds. For more exercise volume, repeat sequence 1-3 … Continue reading Body Weight Exercise Sequence (Video)
Mobility Warm-Up (Video)
Here's the first in a series of exercise video sequences for you to try at home. In this video, Neal goes through a dynamic warm-up emphasizing mobility. This sequence can be used anytime as a work break to loosen up, or as a fantastic warm-up prep for movement or an exercise session. Once you learn … Continue reading Mobility Warm-Up (Video)
Take a Walk with Trudy
With everything in our world consumed with coronavirus news, we thought you could use a feel-good story from one of our MUS employees. Also, our planned Wellness theme for 2020 (before COVID-19 hit), was healthy aging, and the following story is a wonderful example of how to make your health a priority, lifestyle, and long-term … Continue reading Take a Walk with Trudy
Montana Moves Video: Welcome to My House
https://vimeo.com/400710411 https://vimeo.com/400710411 MUS Wellness Exercise Specialist Neal Andrews says "Hi" from home, and invites you to tour his home gym. More home exercise video and resources to come! Stay well everyone!
To Train, or not to Train?
That is the question---during two key times---when you're sick, and when you're dealing with a minor injury. Being that it's February, the flu has run rampant through many parts of Montana, and that I just had to deal with this question personally, today I'm going to focus on the question dealing with sickness: "When should … Continue reading To Train, or not to Train?
In the Groove
We're 50 days into the New Year/New Decade. It's always easy at this point of the year, after a fresh start, to bog down, to lose momentum, and slip back into old familiar habits. February can be tough: the weather is unpredictable, illness threatens to run rampant at our places of work and in our … Continue reading In the Groove
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