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Stop Static Stretching

Came across a nice article that brings up the question on static versus dynamic stretching. Should we stop static stretching? I think static stretching can be useful, especially if there is an injury and true restriction/increased tone in the muscles. Some people spend too much time stretching hip flexors, while they really needs is better …

What is Evidence-Based Practice and Why Is It Important?

What is Evidence Based Practice? What is Evidence Based Practice (EBP) and why is it important? At Reset-Wellness we believe that our programs should be based on the best research out there. EBP is made up of 3 components that together make for the best outcomes. Research. What does clinical evidence teach us? We use …

The Relationship Between the FMS and Injury Risk

    The Relationship Between the FMS and Injury Risk As the The Functional Movement Screening has become more popular, some have used this Assessment for purposes it was not intended. It was NOT intended to: By itself be a comprehensive system for injury risk Determine a medical diagnosis or precisely pinpoint where the problem …

Kettlebells for Lower Cross Syndrome

Kettlebells for Lower Cross Syndrome: The kettlebell swing exercise not only gets you in shape, it also has a corrective effect on one of the most common dysfunctional lifestyle patterns of the western world! The lower cross syndrome was first described by Janda, one of the early gurus on the physical therapy world. We have …

FITNESS TRENDS 2016

Reset Wellness is keeping up with the trends in Health and Fitness: HIIT: part of every workout we do Bodyweight training: we offer TRX Outcomes: using FMS to identify your areas of improvement and then we re-assess to see if we accomplished our goals Outdoor activities: when weather permits we train out door Core Training:¬†We …

Dynamic Warmup

Dynamic Warmup Dynamic exercises have many benefits. Static stretching and foam rolling are beneficial as well, but are better used after exercises. Dynamic Warmup, prior to exercises, gets your body prepared for activity. Aside from elevating your heart rate, these exercises get your body moving in a coordinated pattern. You’re activating your¬†muscles for what is …

Improve Posture

Between hours in front of computer and downtime slumped over a smartphone our posture is suffering. Here are 4 exercises to improve posture. Deadlift This exercise works the entire posterior chain, without to much loading of the low back and knees Plank(ing) Planks can be traditional, or with use of a TRX support. Either way, …

Squat vs Deadlift

There always has some debate about which exercise is better, or which one you should teach first, etc. I think that part of the answer has to do with the individual that does the exercise: some are more natural squatters, while others are naturally better at the deadlift. From the above picture you could derive …

Build Muscle or Lose Fat?

Build Muscle or Lose Fat? I will admit that for years I tried to both at the same time. I have come to the realization that you will have to focus on one or the other, but do not try to do both at the same time: it just leads to frustration. For fat loss …

TRX | Jump Squats

Adjust the TRX Suspension Trainer to mid length. Stand facing the TRX with your feet hip width apart. Position your elbows under your shoulders and lower your hips down and back, keeping your weight in your heels. Squeeze your glutes and drive your hips up to explode and jump at the top of your squat. …