Are you moving enough?

Written by Jeff Kong

Are you moving enough?

The idea of staying healthy through exercise might make you think about going to the gym, lacing up your shoes for a run, or straining to get that last rep on the bench press.

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The recreational exercise you do is definitely healthy, but its benefits are specific to your activity of choice. Running makes you able to run faster and easier, and lifting weights allows you to lift more weight with greater ease, etc. Your exercise habits may have made you very aerobically fit or strong, but it might not be keeping you as healthy as you think. Whether you exercise a lot, or not at all, it’s important to think about whether or not you’re moving enough. If you’re someone who goes to the gym everyday, you might be quick to dismiss this question, but not so fast! A better question for you is: Are you sitting too much?


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Warming up will make you a better athlete - here’s why

Written by Jeff Kong

Warming up will make you a better athlete - here’s why

Whether you’re a competitive athlete or just trying to stay in shape, getting in your physical activity can be a time crunch. When the clock is ticking it can be easier to go straight from the bed into a run or directly from the car seat into some heavy squats. You think, “I’m a productivity machine, I don’t need to waste time warming up. After all, limbering up is for old people, right?”


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