Tightness anywhere in the body travels. It doesn’t like to stay in one place.
When muscle groups are unbalanced, under stretched, or far too stagnate (which happens because let’s face it most of us go in spurts of being active) these muscle groups cause problems elsewhere.
For instance, tight hamstrings cause lower back pain, lower back pain radiates and can cause tension through the neck, head, and chest.
ALL FROM YOUR HAMSTRINGS.
So let’s fix it.read more
The perfect back work out isn’t as easy as it sounds, but it’s completely doable.
It’s hard to find the motivation to hit every muscle group in your body. With summer happening now, and all things backless and strapless coming out, we thought this week we’d give you 5 exercises to help you tone and strength those hard to reach back muscles.
Try doing these every day (they are quick, easy, and after a few times you might not even break a sweat, however, you will see a difference sooner rather than later.read more
Many times we think to ourselves that the only time our body is getting a workout is when we are pushing our hearts to that moment. When we are sweating, it's hard to breathe, or sometimes our muscles ache. Well, today I'm here to tell you that sometimes all your...read more
It’s completely normal to feel snacky or a little hungry before or after the gym. Maybe it’s that 3pm lull. Whatever it is, there’s ways to not destroy your appetite and keep your calorie count low to meet your goals. Check out our 3 recommended snacks.read more
We’ve been testing the best ways to start your morning off right for weight loss, and energy levels.
We’ve found it! The peaches and cream smoothie
Yoga isn’t all about fancy inversions and crazy bendy poses. They say that sitting is the new smoking, and it also causes tons of lower back pain. Here are 5 poses to help loosen and calm your lower back painread more
Valentines is just around the corner, at GlideFIT, we like to celebrate too.. so we’ve created the PERFECT Love song playlist to work out too.read more
It’s pretty typical that we start off the new year with great intentions but then life happens and things get in the way. Before we know it, we’re back into the old habits instead of solidifying the new ones. If this sound familiar, let’s look at a few strategies to help new habits stick:read more
Building recovery time into any training program is important because this is the time that the body adapts to the stress of exercise and the real training effect takes place. Recovery also allows the body to replenish energy stores and repair damaged tissues.read more
The importance of dynamic stretching when you are warming up your body is more than you think. In order to get your muscles where you want them to be read the following reasons why you should be stretching dynamicallyread more