Welcome to our Muscle Quality series. Be sure to check out the other articles in this series: Muscle Quality: Improving It Will Change Your Life, Muscle Quality and the Neurological System: Part 1, and Muscle Quality and the Neurological System: Part 2 Read More
In our last post, Muscle Quality and the Neurological System: Part 1, we discussed the initial neurological changes that occur when we begin or restart our exercise program. The recruitment of dormant muscle fibers that have been efficiently put to rest by our nervous system are now being called back into action. Similar to when LeBron James recruited the best players to help him succeed, so too does our nervous system recruit more help via it’s “team” of increased muscle fibers. Read More
Welcome to our series on Muscle Quality. In our first post in the series, called Muscle Quality: Improving It Will Change Your Life, we discussed the many long term health benefits that improving one’s muscle quality can provide. In today’s post, we will focus on how improving our Muscle Quality through strength training can improve our neurological system. Read More
WHAT DO WE WANT FROM EXERCISE?
For many years the idea of exercise has been shaped around the notion that if we just “get moving” we can burn calories, improve cardiovascular health and tone muscles. The prescription has been the same for decades: eat less, move more, exercise for at least 45/60 minutes 4-7 days a week. There’s just one problem, it doesn’t work!! Read More
If you are a personal training client at The Exercise Coach you have no doubt heard our mantra - “Muscle Quality matters more than Movement Quantity.” For those of you who are unfamiliar with us, our focus is on the science which proves muscle is your primary biomarker. This science shows that your muscle’s functionality impacts not only your fitness but also your health and longevity. Guided by this paradigm, it’s our passion to inspire the not-yet-fit to take action and enjoy strength. Read More