August 18, 2017

strength training


  • Pilates: More for the Core

    Pilates: More for the Core

    by Berkeley Wellness

    This movement-based exercise technique was originally developed for dancers nearly a century ago. Pilates not only increases core strength and stability but also range of motion, flexibility, and muscle balance.

  • New Tricks for Old Bones

    New Tricks for Old Bones

    by Berkeley Wellness

    No question that physical activity is good for your bones, especially for kids, teens and young adults. And for older people, exercise may actually slow or prevent bone loss. Here, some bone-supporting strategies.

  • Cramps During Exercise

    Cramps During Exercise

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Few things are as painful as muscle cramps, which can occur at the most inopportune times. Just ask the runner, cyclist or swimmer who can’t finish a race because of one.