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Jan 23rd 2023 | Jay Honstetter

Why Core Strength Matters and How to Maintain It

Core strength is integral to your well-being - not only is it important for your posture, but it’s essential for avoiding injury, performing any type of physical activity, and even for things as simple as getting out of a chair, vacuuming, or pulling up weeds. Your core is made up of the muscles in your pelvis, lower back, hips, and stomach. If you’re someone who sits at a desk all day, or just doesn’t move much, you may want to consider a routine to get these muscles strengthened - even if you’ …
Jan 23rd 2023 | Jay Honstetter

How to give your Immune System a Boost: Exercise, Sleep, Immune Support, and More

Keeping your immune system strong year-round is key to maintaining your health, being productive, and staying active during all four seasons. Boosting immunity tends to come up more often during the winter months - with good reason, it’s when most people tend to get sick - but if you stay on top of your health twelve months out of the year then you may be able to avoid coming down with any ailment at all (for the most part!).Here are some tips for keeping your immune system in check!For Starters …
Jul 20th 2022 | Jay Honstetter

What Time is the Best Time to Exercise?

When it comes to developing a workout routine, especially for newbies, one of the first questions that typically comes up (this is, of course, aside from which exercises to include in your regimen) is when to actually set aside time to do it. Is it best to perform in the morning before starting your day, or is it better to hit the gym in the afternoon and wrap up your evening with a little hard work? Health experts will tell you, it’s whenever you can do it - and they’re right.Finding time to ex …
Jun 28th 2022 | Jay Honstetter

How to Exercise When you Suffer from Knee Pain

Whenever you experience any type of pain, it’s usually a signal that something is wrong. When it comes to knee pain, it is something that can last days, weeks, months or even years if not treated correctly. Knee pain occurs when cartilage in the joint deteriorates, you have osteoarthritis, or you’ve sustained an injury that never completely healed. While the pain involved might dissuade you from exercising, a complete lack of movement can be the worst thing for you. Much like dealing with back p …
Jun 28th 2022 | Jay Honstetter

Yoga Poses for Building Muscle

Primarily known for its ability to increase flexibility and mindfulness, yoga is also an effective tool in strength-exercising, weight-loss, and working your core. While yoga alone will not give you the physique of a professional bodybuilder, done in coordination with other workouts, its effects have been proven to be beneficial to building muscle.Much like lifting weights, increasing sets and repetitions will lead to building more muscle. And although you cannot increase the amount of resistanc …