This week’ blog is aimed at explain the benefits of unilateral training, and give an example of such training. After understanding unilateral training, we will take a look at single leg stability ball (swiss ball) wall squats. By definition unilateral means: occurring on, performed on, or affecting one side of the body or one of its parts – Merriam Webster. Just to throw down some ideas of what these could relate to in the gym would be: single arm dumb bell curls/presses, Tur
For this week I thought I would throw out some amazing recipes. These are some household favorites that I figured might expand other’s horizons. Quick Paleo Pancakes 2 eggs ½ cup unsweetened applesauce (baby food apple sauce works great) ½ cup nut butter (not peanut butter! –Cashew/macadamia/ etc) ¼ tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp vanilla extract Coconut oil Mix all of the ingredients except the coconut oil in a bowl. Stir well, until you have a uniform batter. Next, use a bit of coconut
“Is Sodium Supplementation Necessary to Avoid Dehydration During Prolonged Exercise in the Heat?” Martin D. Hoffman and Kristin J. Stuempfle. (2015) Is Sodium Supplementation Necessary to Avoid Dehydration During Prolonged Exercise in the Heat? The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 30(3)/615-620. Do we really need sodium supplementation? As we exercise, we lose water weight through perspiration. It has been speculated that a loss of just 2% body weight will cause
“Comparison of the Acute Metabolic Response to Traditional Resistance, Body-Weight, and Battling Rope Exercises.” Nichoals A Ratamess, Joseph G. Rosenberg, Samantha Klei, Brian M. Dougherty, Jie Kang, Charles R. Smith, Ryan E. Ross, and Avery D Faigenbaum. (2015) Comparison of the Acute Metabolic Response to Traditional Resistance, Body-Weight, and Battling Rope Exercises. The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 29(1)47-57. Are battling ropes a worthwhile exercise?