Shoulder Muscles: How to Improve Function and Avoid Pain

Broad, defined shoulder muscles are like a billboard declaring, “I WORK OUT! But if you don’t take care of this complicated joint, that little sign can quickly turn into “ROAD CLOSED!” As many as two-thirds of people will experience shoulder problems during their lifetime, according to a Dutch research review. Even more startling: When researchers at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia… Continue reading Shoulder Muscles: How to Improve Function and Avoid Pain

How to Get a Stronger Core With P90X Core Synergistics

When you hear the words “core workout,” you might think of the usual sit-ups and crunches. But if you really want to strengthen your midsection, targeting your abs with countless crunches isn’t the most effective strategy. The best core strengthening exercises recruit multiple muscle groups to engage your entire core. That’s the idea behind P90X Core Synergistics,… Continue reading How to Get a Stronger Core With P90X Core Synergistics

Vinyasa Yoga: All You Need to Know to Get Started

You’ve likely heard that yoga can help you burn calories, build strength, sculpt your body, and relieve stress. If so, chances are you’ve also heard about the discipline within it called vinyasa yoga. The terms “yoga vinyasa,” “vinyasa yoga,” “vinyasa flow,” or “flow yoga” are all essentially synonyms for one method that can help you achieve your fitness goals… Continue reading Vinyasa Yoga: All You Need to Know to Get Started