Change Your Workout Routine

Time to Change Your Fitness Routine

Here Are 4 Reasons to Change Your Workout Routine ! Do you find yourself running the same route, going to the same yoga class, or stepping onto the same treadmill while at the gym? If this is you, Change Your Workout Routine! When it comes to our fitness routines, most of us are creatures of habit, I know I am at times. We find something that we like, so we stick to it. During exercise, you’re putting stress on your...

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Dont Compare Yourself to Others – Fitness Trick & Tip #10

Core Training

Dont Compare Yourself to Others - Fitness Trick & Tip #10 This seems so easy, right?  Dont Compare Yourself to Others, why do so many of us do this?  Whether you are just starting out or you're an experienced pro when it comes to working out and fitness, its very easy to give in to the temptation to see how you match up to others.  Its always going to be there and its almost always going to be frustrating!  No...

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Youth and Family Fit & F.A.S.T. Program

Fit & FAST Program

Youth and Family Fit & F.A.S.T. Program Lake Country Training is launching fitness classes designed for families to participate this summer, the Program is called Fit & F.A.S.T!  Fitness – Agility – Speed – Training.  We focus on fundamental aspects of athletic movements and skills to improve fitness, athleticism, and facilitate athletic development. Drills and Skills are Progression Based to Reduce Risk for Injury and Improve Speed, Power, Agility, Strength, Muscular Endurance, Flexibility, Mobility, Body Awareness, and Balance. Kids –...

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Mix Up Your Workouts – Fitness Trick & Tip #9

Have Success, Plan Your Workouts

Mix Up Your Workouts - Fitness Trick & Tip #9 Mix it up - Mix up your workouts.  Sounds simple, but what does that mean?  Without going into a to of detail I am going to explain a big picture way to "Mix It Up." Well, here it goes.  High Intensity workouts and training is great on days when you have tons of extra energy.  However, knowing you have a killer workout planned after a tough day at work may...

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Dont Forget To Stretch – Fitness Trick & Tip #8

Ability

  Don't Forget To Stretch If you are over 40 stretching and mobility exercises are especially vital, but the sad reality is that many of us are just not flexible enough.  Why?  We don't take the time to stretch.  This can lead to increased risk of injury, and as life goes on it only gets worse, and yet, can keep you from doing some of your favorite activities.  Be sure to stretch daily, if not daily, get into the habit...

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Track Your Progress In Your Workout Journal – Fitness Tip & Trick #4

  #4  Track Your Workouts In Your Workout Journal! Are you progressing toward your fitness and training goals?  You need a fitness journal or some type of record keeping for your training and workouts! How would you know if you are just going by memory and how you feel? How many days did you workout last month? If you have a lot going on in your life, or even just a few things, remembering what you did yesterday can be...

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Got Aches & Pains?

Time to Change Your Fitness Routine

Got Aches & Pains?  Help Yourself - Move Around, Even If You Don't Want To. Are you currently or have you ever been sore, stiff, tight, inflamed, aches & pains? Do you know someone who suffers from a chronic inflammatory disease? Here is something near and dear to many of us, and unfortunately its common to forget about this little nugget of knowledge.  Move!!  Even if its difficult to because of Aches & Pains. As difficult as it is sometimes, the...

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Importance of Stretching

Have Success, Plan Your Workouts

Importance of Stretching Without re-inventing the wheel, I thought I would share something that many of us do not spend enough time doing...STRETCHING! No, it wont burn a bunch of calories, or build a bunch of muscle directly.  It doesn't taste good - or bad for that matter.  However, because you will feel good, reduce your risk of injury, and help your body recover it will help you to continue to burn those calories, build that muscle, and help you to keep...

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Which Workout Is Best For You?

exercise is good for mental health

Which Workout Is Best For You? Do you lift weights or do strength training? Why are your workouts set up the way they are? Do you follow a program?  If so, from where?  A magazine?  Website? Do you have a trainer, or workout partner? If you are over 30 please don't tell me you still workout the same way you did in high school or college. How Should You Be Working Out Then?  There are many non-perfect answers to that...

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Are You Lost?

How to HIIT

Are You Lost? Are you looking for something? You might need a personal trainer. Are you looking for a way to lose weight? Lose Fat? Get in better shape? Feel Better? All of the above? If you are lost, try not to find the answers to your questions online. The reality is you are just going to be more confused than you already were by the time you get finished trying to do any "research" and using the word "research" gives...

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