December 2019 / 11 posts found

Is Your Workout as Stale as Your Gym Shoes?

by fitness journalist
Let’s face it: some of us are no longer young bucks. And, if you’re like many of us new dads, your motivation to work out may be waning, if it’s not gone altogether. Rainbows and unicorns aside, adding a little isometric fire to your workouts might be just what the doctor ordered. Iso-what-y? There are three kinds of contractions that work your muscles. concentric—the shortening of muscles; generally associated with force exertion eccentric—the lengthening of the muscles; generally associated with a return from exertion isometric—stack muscular contraction where the muscle does not lengthen or shorten; rather it resists a force […]