Barre exercises are a great workout for busy moms! Barre is a combination Pilates, Yoga and traditional ballet moves. Although no dance is required! No ballet barre is required for this at-home workout.
We have been trained to believe that in order to see results (i.e. weight loss, fat loss, muscle increase) from exercise, we need to run until we can barely breathe, lift heavy weights until we are tomato red in the face or spend hour upon hour walking around an imaginary treadmill track.
Running is wonderful, but also places great stress on your legs. If you don’t take preventative measures—namely focusing on flexibility and strength training—then you’re placing yourself at a high risk of developing an overuse injury.
You haven’t missed a workout in months and are proud that your strength, endurance and flexibility are improving. But, lately, you find that it’s harder than normal … look for these 15 symptoms of overtraining
You never want to subtract to add i.e. don’t put your pelvic floor at risk to start adding miles. If you have good core strength and stabilization you can progress through the following recommendation more rapidly.