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Breath to Rep Ratio: You move the way you breathe

The most important quality about exercise is the movement. The movement tells us everything we need to know ranging from performance, level of condition, injury risk, and the amount of body awareness. Movement stems from a foundation. The tying factor that stabilizes these structures is breathing.

Core strength is a reflection of how well you can breathe and generate sufficient Intra-Abdominal Pressure.

The appropriate breath to rep ratio is crucial for you to be able to efficiently perform lifts with high quality, high quantity, and lower risks of injury.

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The best thing you can do for your body

How many times do you get up to move feeling stiff and tight all over your body? Do you wake up feeling stiff as a board the day after you work out? As a physician specializing in the musculoskeletal field, I cannot stress enough how beneficial stretching is for the body.

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High School Sport Injuries: Let’s Reduce the Risk and Educate our Kids

In the United States, sports have become an embedded trademark of our culture. Many would say sports are a way of life, teaching values, ethics, and promoting positive life attributes to our kids. According to the National SAFE KIDS Campaign and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), “more than 30 million high school children participate in organized sports [and] children between 5 and 14 years of age account for almost half (40 percent) of sports-related injuries for all age groups.” The Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin states that, “about 3 million injuries occur each year.”

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Core Performance: 5 Training Tips

This topic has been around the block more times than the CTA’s public transport. Everyone wants abs. We want them to be strong and, even more so, we want them to look amazing. Core exercises programs and tips have been recycled again and again. So, why are you reading this article? You are reading it because if something had worked in the past and gotten you that washboard set of abs, you wouldn’t be researching more information.

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