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May 2015

If you are just returning to the gym or starting a new workout program it’s important to keep up your motivation. Unfortunately the majority of new gym memberships go unused. There are many reasons for this, but one major reason is due to injuries or chronic pain. There are a number of practices that will allow you to make the most of the gym, while keeping healthy. These tips are especially important if you are new to the gym, or returning after a long hiatus. Always begin lightly with stretching and a light warm up to prepare your muscles and tendons for exercise. This enhances your range of motion and warms the muscles and joints, which makes you less prone to injury. Drinking water not only helps you remain hydrated, it also helps prevent injuries. It’s important to drink water during and after working out. Pay attention to your body.... Read more →