Take a Stand for your ABS!

via - Greatist.com The 13 Best Abs Exercises You Can Do Standing Up  We get it: You don't always want to do crunches or planks or even use gym equipment to work your abs. Luckily, you don't have to. If you've never thought about working your core while standing, you should. It may even be more... Continue Reading →

Ahhhh, My Aching Back

via Becky Smothermon - AVAC Research tells us that at least 80% of the American population will have some type of back problem during their life. Complaints of uncomfortable back pain are the most common musculoskeletal issues brought to physicians. Does this resonate with you? Have you had back pain, tightness, has your back felt... Continue Reading →

Core Exercises To Add To Your Cardio

via Marcus Edwardes - AVAC Hello Riders! There’s no doubt that Indoor Cycling is an incredible cardiovascular workout. There are in fact countless documented benefits to consistent cardio exercise that include increases in Energy and Productivity and even improved Learning and Memory. That’s right - Spinning can turn you into an unstoppable Success Machine!  I’m... Continue Reading →

One Exercise To Know This Week: Planks

via Mackenzie Kruvant & Chris Ritter - BuzzFeed This simple pose is a fitness building block. How you do it: Why you should know it: The plank is an exercise all fitness buffs should know. It helps with wrist and arm strength as well as core activation. With endless variations, the exercise seamlessly shifts from beginner to advanced. The... Continue Reading →

Pilates For Seniors

By Mary Ann Smith, Director of Wellness, AVAC Pilates increases levels of strength, balance, flexibility, muscle tone, stamina and well being. It is known to improve posture and prevents aches and pains because it strengthens and stretches all muscles. Most importantly Pilates has exercises that are safe and effective. AARP states that the strengthening and... Continue Reading →

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