I bet that got your attention. If you haven’t seen a promise like this, or something similar, you might want to come out from under your rock. The crazy thing is that something like the title “lose 10lbs in 2 days” is actually not false advertising. It can, and has been done. In fact it … Continue reading Lose 10lbs in 2 days!
Author: Dan Walinga
By now everyone has recognized the need for movement, activity, or simply getting your heart rate elevated. The struggle is usually with having a routine, or consistently having it as a part of your life. If you know anyone who can use some help, or wants the answers for long term commitment, share this article … Continue reading Working Out At Home Vs. The Gym (Part 1)
Who do you know that could use a little more flexibility? How about some relief from a tight/sore lower back? Maybe a nagging shoulder injury? The list goes on and on. If you know someone in this boat share this article, tag them, or drop a comment! I would love to help them and point … Continue reading Mobility Technique Mastery
There is a misconception in the nutrition world that knowledge is everything. That is, if I just know what to eat and when to eat it, I will achieve my goal of weight loss, better body composition, or an improved bill of health. The idea that people just don’t have the correct information or that … Continue reading Daily Habits Over Knowledge
Kim demonstrating a kneeling pallof press - an absolute staple in the Walinga Fitness Foundation Program. Notice her tall upper body posture while that band pulls her - with more tension than it looks trust me!! If you had a look at Mobility Mondays article you know how to release and stretch your Psoas muscle … Continue reading How Do I Strengthen My Psoas Muscle?
Psoas and hip flexor stretch! Mobility Monday brings us to the all important Psoas (pronounced so-ass) muscle group . The Psoas is arguably the most important muscle in our bodies. It is one of the few muscles that connect our upper body to our lower body. It originates at our spine and goes south through … Continue reading Whats a Psoas Muscle And How Do I Release It?
I wanted to share this fantastic article from Precision Nutrition about Potatoes. The link is at the bottom and my thoughts follow here: White and sweet potatoes sure have a bad rep these days. Starch is looked at as an enemy for those who are trying to lose weight. Should they have such a bad … Continue reading Potato, Patato
The step down is a crucial exercise for lower body structural balance. Looks easy, right? “When we can move properly, then we can strengthen and stabilize in a highly effective way. We can then become structurally balanced. The front, back, top, bottom, left, and right sides of our body all in harmony.” Last article was … Continue reading Structural Balance And The Absence Of Pain
Mobility - The combination of flexible connective tissue and muscles, with joints and vertebrae that move in their intended full range of motion. When you are trying to become more flexible or decrease your discomfort through mobility techniques you are on the right track. You can go get a deep tissue massage, acupuncture, a chiropractic … Continue reading Empower Yourself, Get Mobile
Most people use calories as the main tool to measure their food intake and progress. It’s the first thing we look at when reading a food label and it’s all over social media, food menus, and restaurant information sections. Most people are familiar with macronutrients (macros) as carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. Macros are growing in … Continue reading Macronutrients Vs. Calories