For our latest MUS Wellness online resource, we've added a new Exercise Library. You can access the library by clicking the link above or by navigating there via the drop-down on the Events & Media tab located at the top-right of these pages. Currently, the library contains 40 exercises grouped into the following categories: Dynamic … Continue reading New Exercise Library
...when thinking about resistance training, start by thinking about your joints. I workout in a college gym, which means there are college students exercising there. Which means there are college boys there. Which means that at any given moment, there are at least five of them doing bicep curls. Lots and lots of bicep curls. … Continue reading Lifting? Think Joint Action.
Last spring MUS Wellness had the opportunity to help Great Falls College upgrade their Employee Fitness Room. The following video demonstrates exercises that can be done with the new free weight equipment at GFC. For those of you not at GFC, the equipment utilized can be found in most gyms, or purchased for home use. … Continue reading Great Falls Fitness Video
http://vimeo.com/74482129 The row is an excellent upper body exercise. Cable row machines can be found in virtually any gym. Correct row technique trains the mid-traps and rhomboid muscles in the upper back, the anterior shoulder, the biceps, and is good for grip strength. In addition, rowing is great for posture and is a very … Continue reading Exercise of the Week: The wide-grip cable Row.
Last week, Cristin and I were on the road at a national Wellness convention in South Florida. Faced with lousy weather compliments of Hurricane Sandy, and an unfamiliar hotel workout facility, I decided to plan the daily workout according to our training objective for the day. When I asked Cristin what she wanted to accomplish, this was … Continue reading A little resistance goes a long way.