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Signature Moves - The Parking Meter Press

Live in the heart of the city? Want to give your rearview a lift? I created this exercise for just this purpose. As you do it, think “high and tight”—and I’m not talking haircuts!
 
I call this exercise the parking meter press, but in reality it can be done virtually anywhere, with a variety of props. In the mountains, I use trees. At the beach I use the lifeguard stand. You can also use playground structures, stop signs, flag poles, and fence posts.
 

Body Composition Tip 7 - Drink Plenty of Water

There is no other contribution we make to our bodies on a daily basis that is more important to our health than drinking plenty of water. At nearly 70 percent, our bodies are mostly made up of water, and our blood is about 90 percent water. We can go a few weeks without food, but we can only survive a few days without water. The average person loses two to three liters of water every day, through sweat, urine, respiration, and cellular function.  And yet, so many people go through their days dehydrated.

Can Too Much Cardio Make You Fat?

Exercise is good for us, but too much can be harmful.  Did you know that too much cardio can actually increase stress and the levels cortisol (the stress hormone) in your body?  It's true. 
 
Learn the single, most important thing you can do to avoid the wrong types of exercise and keep your cortisol levels under control.
 

Base Move - The Reverse Lunge

The reverse lunge helps you gain strength, especially in your quadriceps. It will also rapidly improve your balance and spatial awareness in the ever-changing outdoor environment.
 
Works: Hamstrings, Glutes, Quadriceps, Balance
 
Props: Flat Ground
 
Starting Position: Start in the athletic stance with your hands on your hips, chest open, eyes forward.
 

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