Sunday, February 24, 2013
Ausar Olugbala, a National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer at the Geyer Family YMCA in Montclair, shares some tips about functional movement.
This column was written by Ausar Olugbala, a personal trainer at the Geyer Family YMCA in Montclair. Functional movement has become a popular phrase in the fitness industry. However, how many gym members have functional movement as a key component of their day-to-day exercise prescription? Probably not enough, according to Ausar Olugbala, a National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer at the local Geyer Family YMCA. Functional movements are based on real world situational biomechanics. They usually involve multi-planar, multi-joint movements, which place demand on the body's core musculature. Examples of functional movements include, walking upstairs, opening and closing a door (which relates to pulling/pushing …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Check out Wednesday's discussion on healthy eating and additional upcoming program.
The Montclair Health Department is hosting a free forum Wednesday on how to incorporate more fruits and vegetables into your diet and eat healthier. The program will be led by registered dietitian Audrey Laurelton. There will be a live cooking demo, recipes, shopping tips and more starting at noon in the municipal building's second floor conference room, at 205 Claremont Ave. To reserve your seat now, call (973) 509-4969. Upcoming Programs Mark your calendars and attend the following health programs and events in town. • Cardiac Risk Assessment: Wednesday, Feb. 13, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. The assessment will include going over glucose, cholesterol, body mass index, pulse palpation and blood pressure. The cost is $25 for ages 55 and …
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Kyle Newman, a personal trainer at the YMCA of Montclair, dishes out tips and advice about how to keep the pounds off.
Saturday, February 2
The following cloumn was written by Kyle Newman, a personal trainer at the YMCA of Montclair, at 25 Park St. Being overweight and out of shape is going on all over America. Regardless if your male or female, young or old, eventually you’re going to be asking yourself this question. "I want to get in shape, but where do I start'? What I would tell you is to start at the beginning. That means food first. There is an old saying, "You can't out train a poor diet." This is very true. I see this all the time at health clubs where people workout diligently five to sevent days a week, take several classes a day or stay on a treadmill for 60 minutes and don't have any success at fat loss. As hard or scary as it may be to deal with, you have to …