Tag: beginner fitness

How To Modify Push-Ups To Prevent Injury and Build Strength

How To Modify Push-Ups To Prevent Injury and Build Strength
Push-ups are the nemesis of many who pursue fitness.  Whenever I’m teaching a class and announce that it’s time for push-ups, there’s usually an array of various groans from around the room due to people not really wanting to do them.  The reason a lot of people don’t want to do push-ups is because, well,... Read more »

How To Modify Exercises For Your Needs

How To Modify Exercises For Your Needs
A lot of people start exercising in a group fitness class, or with a home video, and assume it’s supposed to be “Simon Says.”  They assume that you need to be doing all of the repetitions, the same amount of weight, the same speed, the same version of the move, etc., and if they aren’t... Read more »

Workout Wednesday! Beginner Chair Exercises With Dumbbells.

A lot of people tend to put strength training on the back burner.  Sometimes it’s because they don’t know what to do, but other times it may be because they are scared of hurting themselves.  It’s important for all ages and all levels to incorporate strength training into their lives.  Because I want to make... Read more »
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