Benefits of Rock Climbing

Listen to The Benefits of Rock Climbing

“Bored with your routine?  Indoor climbing brings strength, dexterity, problem solving, flexibility, breathing, relax and benefits mood.”

Reports have shown climbing can have a positive effect on heart disease, high cholesterol and depression.

*As always, check with your health care provider or nutritionist.

This week’s trivia: ‘Geography pop quiz, soul and pencil neck geek’

Original air date, 4-27-15 on WTOP

Importance of Squatting

Listen to Importance of Squats: The Most Functional Exercise

“The most primitive movement pattern.  Strengthens core, good posture, conditions hips and ankles.”

Pay attention to form, don’t overdue weight bounce.  Squats are a great way to offset the (unnatural) amount of sitting we do.

*As always, check with your health care provider or nutritionist.

This week’s trivia: ‘The greatest wrestler of all time’

Original air date, 4-20-15 on WTOP