As the summer months quickly approach, now is a great time to refocus on your training. It is easy to put your health and fitness on the back burner while spending more time on other summertime activities (i.e. yard work, vacations, kids’ activities, etc.). For this Weekly Coordinate, we are going to discuss potential roadblocks and establish strategies to help maintain your training focus for summer.[Read more…]
Now that the warm weather is here, it is more important than ever to stay hydrated. The consequences of dehydration include increased fatigue, headaches, dizziness/lightheadedness, and mental confusion. This Weekly Coordinate will highlight the benefits of staying hydrated, as well as provide strategies to ensure you are drinking enough water.[Read more…]
For those interested in losing weight and improving body composition, beverage choices are just as important as food choices. High calorie drinks can sabotage an otherwise well executed weight loss strategy.[Read more…]
C.S. Lewis said, “Many things – such as loving and going to sleep – are done worst when we try the hardest to do them.”
Recent evidence suggests Lewis is right when it comes to sleep. Since 1960 chronic sleep restriction has doubled in the U.S. In fact, according to the CDC, over one third of all U.S. adults suffer from chronic sleep restriction.
Push-ups are a common body-weight exercise designed to strengthen the chest, arms, shoulders, and trunk. At Compass Fitness, we incorporate them into most training programs because they offer numerous health/fitness benefits, are scalable to all fitness levels, and can be done anywhere at any time.[Read more…]