Re-Balance with Big Mike's Foam-Rolling Clinic! - 12/6

Re-Balance with Big Mike's Foam-Rolling Clinic! - 12/6

Foam Rolling (Myofascial release) is a great way to learn how to perform self-myofascial release of trigger points in the muscles. Trigger points are sore spots, scar tissue and adhesions that form within muscles or tendons. Foam rolling is a way of massaging away muscle soreness in trigger points, and preparing your muscles for deeper stretching. 

The most overlooked component of injury prevention and delay of fitness progress is soft-tissue quality. Foam Rolling preps your muscles for a workout, treats day-to-day stiffness and loosen things up.

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The 3 Best Ways to Relieve Your Sore Muscles!

The 3 Best Ways to Relieve Your Sore Muscles!

One of the facts of life of joining the Ultimate Beach Workout boot camp program is dealing with post-workout muscle soreness. Also know as Delayed-Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS), there are several myths out there about this source of pain, including the one about lactic acid build-up being the cause, but current studies point to exercise induced damage to micro-fibers within the muscle itself as the actual cause of soreness and pain.

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Everybody is Doing one of those Cleanses, Should I?

Everybody is Doing one of those Cleanses, Should I?

My clients ask me all the time about cleansing products. “Does my colon really need cleansing, or is it just another trendy gimmick to separate me from my money”

According the National Institutes of Health (NIH), no, your colon does not require that at all. The reason behind the virulent popularity of colon cleansing enemas, diets, and supplements is that, is that most people are looking for a quick fix to weight loss, and when this happens diet shucksters will only be too happy to sell you one.

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Ultimate Oatmeal Recipe - Great Pre-Workout Meal!

Ultimate Oatmeal Recipe - Great Pre-Workout Meal!

I’m asked all the time “what should I eat before boot camp in the morning”, I would like to suggest good old fashioned oatmeal kicked up a couple notches—Ultimate Oatmeal!

With this version of oatmeal, I cook-in frozen blueberries and then add protein powder after it has cooked. The blueberries give it a great taste that’s good for you and the protein powder gives a creamy vanilla texture. Mmm!

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REVEALED: My Mid-Day Hunger “Go To's”.

REVEALED: My Mid-Day Hunger “Go To's”.

If you’re like me, trying to stay within your Calorie Target for the day can be difficult. You find yourself scrambling to find healthy calorie-controlled snacks that will bridge the hunger gaps between the bigger meals of the day. Throw in a little emotional stress, challenging traffic or erupting family issues and all you can think about is a quick satisfying carbohydrate or fatty fix to calm the nerves and feed the “beast”. Ugh!

 

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