La Jollans Reduce Injury with Stretching and Mobility pt 2 – Shoulders

Tech neck

Increase shoulder mobility with a few easy steps In our second installment of the March Mobility series, we’re going to discuss a few easy things you can do to decrease shoulder pain, increase shoulder mobility and improve posture. Last week, we mentioned that ‘When we are young, our bodies are graced with full mobility. Over […]

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Bust Your Boredom

Bust Your Boredom

One of the biggest obstacles to staying on track for fitness is losing motivation. People are just starting an exercise program can find themselves quickly tired of the same routine. Keeping exercise appealing and maintaining a good fitness perspective is key to long-term success. If you have to watch the exact same episode of your […]

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GOALS!

GOALS!

If you’re trying to lose weight, get healthy, build muscle or excel at a sport, you’ll need specific goals. When you don’t have a specific goal, it’s difficult to keep exercising and to track your progress to see how far you’ve come. Before you get busy, take a moment and ask yourself these questions: 1. […]

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Continuous Exercise

Continuous Exercise

If you are short on time try doing multiple exercises back to back. Rest for 45 seconds and choose another exercise for a different muscle group. I’m sure you have already observed many trainers doing this with their clients. Not only will your workouts be more productive but you’ll burn more calories in less time. […]

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Spin

Spin

Spin classes are a great way to get in a vigorous workout — burning calories and keeping your muscles in shape — especially during the off-season. If you love exercising on a bike and being pushed by other spin-enthusiasts including a La Jolla Health Fitness Trainer, this could be a satisfying alternative to your normal […]

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Cardio vs. Strength-Training: Part 2

Cardio vs. Strength-Training: Part 2

Vanishing Muscle One-third of a pound of muscle is lost per year after the age of 40. Sarcopenia is age-related loss of muscle mass, strength, and function. Much like osteoporosis and osteoarthritis, sarcopenia is a serious degenerative condition; reduced muscle mass increases risk for injury and results in loss of mobility and balance. Metabolically, muscle […]

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