Walk This Way…For Better Fitness!

The first thing I look at after helping a client develop good standing posture is the way the client walks. Walking is something we do all the time, so it’s a good thing to be aware of and to develop as a way to improve your posture and overall level of fitness. Do...

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Rotation

This exercise works well as part of a sequence of exercises presented in previous blogs. Use this sequence: Inner-Thigh Squeeze (see ME and Fitness Equipment) Torso Curl (ME and My Abs) Hamstring & Core Lift Lengthening and Tracking the Core, and this Rotation...

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Aging Gracefully with the ME System™

What we all want is to age gracefully, or rather to stay and feel as young as we can for as long as we can. Poor posture is one of the greatest contributors to aging more quickly, because it stresses the spine and all the nerves that pass through it that nurture and...

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Lengthening and Tracking the Core

The next step in my own essential movement sequence is another exercise you can do lying down and using a ball.  The sequence starts with an inner thigh squeeze (see ME and Fitness Equipment), moves into a torso curl (presented in ME and My Abs), followed by a...

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Turn Gently, Lift Slowly

There are times when we need to turn the top of our body, independent of our stationary hips – think of turning to look over your shoulder when you back up a car. Being prepared and mindful, you can keep the action within your range of motion and lessen the chance of...

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Sliding into Fitness

You can use slides to enhance your workout, but be sure to start out slowly and carefully to avoid injuries. Using slides allows for smooth movement in all sorts of exercises, including some that slim your inner thighs, strengthen your abs, and tighten the muscles...

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Declutter Your Exercise Program!

Sometimes we make things harder and more complicated than they need to be.  If you’re feeling that your exercise and fitness activities have become a burden, demanding too much time and effort and missing any fun factor, it’s a good time to consider what you can do to...

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ME and Arm Bands

Using arm bands is another good way to get a good workout using your own body strength and flexibility.  These thin, long fitness bands are good for exercising at home, and they don’t take up much room when you’re packing for a vacation or business trip. Of course,...

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ME System and Lower Leg Bands

By using bands on your lower legs for a workout, you use your own body strength and flexibility for resistance.  Leg bands apply just the right amount of resistance for the current condition of your body, whether you’re just beginning to exercise or you’re a body...

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