Benefits of Walking

Benefits of Walking

The American Heart Association recommends that adults get at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity each week, or 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity per week, ideally, spread out over the week. How we obtain these active minutes does not need to...
Transverse abdominis – muscle spotlight

Transverse abdominis – muscle spotlight

The transverse abdominis is one of the core muscles that make up the anterolateral abdominal wall and sits just below the rectus abdominis (six pack muscle). The fibers of this muscle are arranged horizontally. It helps maintain normal abdominal pressure and assists...
External Obliques – Muscle Spotlight

External Obliques – Muscle Spotlight

The core is made up of several muscles that help stabilize the core and perform trunk actions. The external obliques pair with the internal obliques and the transverse abdominus to make up the lateral abdominal muscles.  The external obliques perform several actions....