Do you get stiff and achy ankles and feet during the day? Me too. In this “Workout of the Week” I demonstrate a quick routine that you can do to keep your piggies, tootsies and ankles nice and loose and limber.
I can’t believe it. Not only is it autumn already – but October is nearly halfway over!
Which means, for us in the Northern Hemisphere anyway, it is time to start pulling our cold weather movement practices (and gear) out of storage (metaphorical and physical) and get them back into the forefront. For me, that means doing things like setting up the bike trainer, switching my running shoes to ones with more grip, and perhaps buying some Swimmer’s Shampoo to protect what little hair I have left on my head from the indoor pool and its overly chlorinated-ness.
What does autumn mean for you, in terms of fitness and movement? What changes are you going to make to ensure that you don’t turn into a sedentary lump for the cold weather months? Let me know by hitting REPLY on this email and I will write an article on this topic and include your suggestions.
And with that, my friend, on with the digest!
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Scientific American – Is It Possible to Get Fit Fast? Everybody wants to get built right now or to run that 10k next month, but can you really get fit fast? And is that really the point?
My friend and business partner, Monica Reinagel, just kicked off her very eye-opening 30-Day Nutrition Upgrade again. If you feel like your diet could use an upgrade (and whose couldn’t?), I strongly encourage you to go check it out!
In today’s Workout of the Week, I (Brock Armstrong) will show you how to use occlusion during a bicep curl. For more info on BFR or Occlusion Training check out – https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/exercise/build-strength-and-muscle-fast-with-occlusion-training
Welcome to this bi-weekly BrockArmstrong.com roundup extravaganza. The only blog post that gives you one easy place to find all my rantings and ravings in the world of health, fitness, movement, and wellness from the last two weeks.
I spent last weekend in the frozen metropolis of Edmonton, Alberta (hi mom!). Despite the fact that I grew up in that city, I still forget how cold and snowy it can be – even in November. And while it would be easy to get grumpy about this and elect to stay indoors between the months of Nov and May (yikes) I find it much more pleasant to flip that thought on its head and instead decide to embrace the snow and cold and use it to my advantage. Continue reading “Brock’s Bi-weekly Roundup – Nov 25, 2018”