Category: Advice

Get On The ball!

Get On The ball!

Stability balls, (also known as swiss balls, physioballs, fitness balls and about a dozen other names), substantially increases activation of core musculature than the same exercise on a stable surface. Stability balls have been around for more than a half century and the fitness benefits are well known.  Stability balls can be an inexpensive way...

The Dirt on Fitness Facilities

The Dirt on Fitness Facilities

Would you ever plank over, or do pushups on… a toilet? You go to a fitness facility to get healthy. You probably never expected to get really sick instead. Here’s the dirt on fitness facilities from a recent study. Free weights have 362 times more bacteria than a toilet seat. Yep, and that’s just hands...