Getting stronger is one of our goals for the START the ADVENTURE . . . for the Rest of Your Life FITNESS CHALLENGE. I'm excited to share this website and resources with you! It's all about strength training. ExRx.net
It's a lot! Here's what I think you'll like . . .
Look up an exercise, it gives you a video, instructions for doing it, the muscles you are working and links to easier or harder variations.
If there's an exercise we do in a workout and you're just not sure about it, looking it up might be helpful
Don't make the mistake...oh, I know how to do that exercise. Knowing how to do it with great form assures your safety and makes the exercise more effective. I participate in an online group, some heavy-duty lifters, who all post videos asking for feedback on form, still, after years of weight lifting.
Since we're just starting our Challenge, now's the perfect time to set a baseline.
For Health Screening you can calculate your BMI or Waist Hip Ratio. You can test your flexibility & Mobility to see where you might want to improve.
How about using the push-up, sit-up calculator and see if you can set a goal for improving .
The 12-Minute run calculator (you can walk, too) is a great way to set cardio goals. Go to the local track, test it and do it again in a month or two.
The functional Movement Screening is an industry wide standard for measuring flexibility, mobility, balance, stability. Try a few of the screenings, for fun!