Truth be told, just about everyone’s fitness slipped a bit as we all tried to muddle through. Granted, though we aren’t totally out of the woods just yet, now that the ground feels less shaky, it’s time to find our footing and start moving forward once again. In other words, it’s time to pull ourselves – and our fitness acts – back together. Here’s your slow and steady muscle-building roadmap
The core or powerhouse as it is referred to in the body is the key to healing from injury, preventing injury, proper functioning of all the body’s systems, achieving optimal physical health and so much more.
Chances are, over the past 18 pandemic months, your muscular
fitness and mass may have slipped a bit. Unfortunately, all that muscular
down time is associated with increased cancer risk, depression, lower cognitive ability, prediabetic blood sugar levels (even if you’re at a healthy weight), sleep disruption and a host of other issues. In short, all the makings of a physiological hot mess – so it’s time to flip the script. With gyms open again, outdoor fitness classes in every park and plenty of virtual classes or in-home classes to tune into, there are more muscle-building options than ever – which makes now a good time to start building your muscles back to pre-pandemic levels. Here’s how to get back in the game.