Hello and welcome to Kevin’s Picks! Everyday we hear about new and upcoming fitness trends. We’re bombarded with new diets and exercises which promise to help you lose weight and stay in shape. At times it can be overwhelming and confusing. What is accurate information and should you follow this trend?
Each month I will choose a fitness and health topic to review with you. All topics are thoroughly researched and backed by peer reviewed evidence. I am confident that you will find the information relevant and useful.
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Foam Rolling: On an average week I teach up to 15 fitness classes (yes, seriously!). Most of these classes involve squatting, lifting, moving, and extended durations of standing. Throw in lifting dumbbells and resistance bands and you can imagine how sore my body feels after a week of exercise! Foam Rolling is a great way […]
Back Exercises: This month’s Kevin’s Picks will build on last month’s lower back stretches. One of the best treatments for back issues is not only stretching but also strengthening through extension of the hips. These are 4 exercises that I personally enjoy and have found to alleviate my back pain and stiffness. These exercises can […]
Yoga Stretches for Your Lower Back: One of the most common areas of pain and discomfort is the lower back. It is estimated that 31 million Americans experience low back pain at any given time. Worldwide, back pain is the leading cause of disability, preventing people from going to work and engaging in other physical […]
Tips for Exercising During Summer: Last summer I remember exercising during an intense Sacramento heat wave. During my session I noticed that I was sweating more than usual, my warm-up sets felt like my one rep max, and I started getting light headed. I sat down and tried to catch my breath but the room […]