Speed and Agility Exercises Reduce Risk of Injuries

Posted by on Aug 10, 2009 in Fitness |

A new study covered in the New York Times concludes that athletes will sustain less injuries by improving their balance.The article sites a study initiated by the Harkness Center that studied dancers and compared their workouts to athletes in sports.The researchers concluded that dancers sustain fewer ACL injuries because they practice movement and balance more precisely during their workouts resulting in better biomechanics and less risk of...

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Break Through Your Plateaus

Posted by on Aug 7, 2009 in Fitness |

If you’re like most people, it can be easy to fall into a training rut, especially if you’ve kept up with it for so long. If you feel like you’ve hit a plateau and want to break free, there are things that you can do to get out. All it takes is just a little time, a little effort, and some help. To get started, first off, identify the type of problem you’ve run into during your strength training. Most plateaus tend to...

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“Quick Pump” Workout Routine

Posted by on Aug 4, 2009 in Fitness |

At Ultimate Body Press our motto is that the ultimate body is “More Than Fit”. That means not only do we want to help you build a great looking body, we want you to have a body that works great too so you can run farther, play harder and have more fun.We want you to have strength and speed. A perfect way to combine these two ideals into a simple workout is to take your favorite cardio activity like running and combine it with a quick strength...

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