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Category Archives: Strength
Exercise balls aren’t just a giant toy for your kids to play with around the house. They actually can kick your butt if you know how to use them. John Kerchner, co-owner and personal trainer at Unique Physique in Springettsbury Township provided some tips.
Sarah Chronister, fitness director with The Athletic Club of York, gives us a complete kettlebell workout you can do in your home. Chronister says everyone is different, but when picking a kettlebell you should chose a weight that’s right for … Continue reading
As hard as we try to think spring, it’s still frigid outside. This makes February a great time to up your (indoor) swim game. John Nelson with York YMCA Aquatics says practicing variable training in the pools can help increase … Continue reading
Sure it’s freezing now. But in a few short months you’ll be sporting short sleeves and tank tops on a regular basis. If you want to tone your arms and build muscle for the season, now is the time to … Continue reading
Robert Williams with the York JCC demonstrates a mobile workout routine using an exercise band. Williams says this workout is great for fitting in between commitments. Find Williams and other staff members on the York JCC facebook page.
Personal trainer Heidi Parr demonstrates a 20-minute workout that requires no equipment. Perfect for when you are traveling or don’t want to drag your butt to the gym. This video runs for 20 minutes. Once the exercises start the only … Continue reading
New to resistance band workouts? You can get bands at stores like Target, Walmart, and Dicks. Personal trainer Heidi Parr says resistance bands give you a great workout. But it’s important when using them you don’t allow slack in the … Continue reading
Personal trainer Heidi Parr says working your back muscles is important. “As we age, we start hunching over more and more because a lot of our daily tasks involve the chest muscle. Eating, driving, pushing a shopping cart around. So … Continue reading
Personal trainer Rob Williams Jr., uses the medicine ball in explosive exercises to get that fast twitch muscle going. “Sprinters have these real classic physiques,” says Williams. “They don’t do a lot of weight room training but they have really … Continue reading