February 01, 2015



  • Core Training: Not Just for Abs

    Core Training: Not Just for Abs

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Core training is not just about developing six-pack abs. Your core muscles also include your hips, pelvis and lower back. Some research suggests that if your core muscles are weak, you're more likely to injure yourself.

  • What is Weight-Bearing Exercise?

    What is Weight-Bearing Exercise?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    What counts as weight-bearing exercise, the kind recommended to help keep bones strong? It's any sustained activity that you do against the force of gravity, which is essential for maintaining bone mineral density.

  • Making Muscles Strong

    Making Muscles Strong

    by Berkeley Wellness

    There are two basic types of muscle fitness—muscle endurance and strength. Most workouts build both to some degree, though you can emphasize one or the other.