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1) The Bird Dog: the bird Dog is en exercise that strengthens the core; in other words, it strengthens the abdominal muscles, lower back, butt and thighs.  The bird dog is a bodyweight exercise, which means you need no equipment because your body provides the resistance. The main target of this exercise is what's called the erector-spinae muscle. It is the muscle that extends, flexes, and roates the spine. The bird dog also engages your gluteus maximus muscle, the trapezius mu...
Posted on 2019-11-20
From Health Fitness Revolution, here are the top health benefits of Skiing;  Improves Proprioception- proprioception is one's ability to feel the position of different body parts and the effort needed to move them.  Strengthens bones and joints-knees endure tension and weight from your body as you turn quickly. There's also a lot of weight bearing impact.  Boosts your mood-Skiing boosts happiness and well-being Increases cardiovascular endurance: Skiing can help wi...
Posted on 2019-11-06
Why Proper Posture is So Important  Many people think that poor posture is just a bad habit. It can be, but not always. Some physical reasons for poor posture include but are not limited to: inflexible muscles that decrease range of motion, overly tight, shortened hip muscles that may tug your upper body forward and disrupt your posture. Muscle strength affects balance in ways too. Weak core muscles provoke slumping over which tips your body forward and you thus end up off balance. ...
Posted on 2019-11-01
According to Healthy Families BC there are several benefits of hiking, which include but are not limited to:  Lower stress levels-Hiking is usually done in beautiful scenery, which would surely make one less stressed   Improved mood-Exercise improves mood in general  Enhanced/improved mental well-being-This is connected to improved mood and lower stress levels.  Reduced risk of heart disease- It is well known that more exercise leads to improved physical...
Posted on 2019-10-30
Benefits of Horseback Riding                                                         Horseback riding can be a relaxing and peaceful activity. Some health benefits of horseback riding include:    Develops Core Strength: a rider's strongest set of muscles is their core. A rider must maintain proper riding posture ...
Posted on 2019-10-18
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