Jen Weir

I'm a lover of all things outdoors and fitness -- inspiration for my work. I hold a B.S. in Exercise Science, am a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, an ACE-Functional Training Specialist and Health Coach and also maintain a Precision Nutrition Certification. I own and operate Front Range Fitness & Health Coaching where I offer coaching in-person and online to help clients conquer their mountains (metaphorical and literal). I am Montana born and raised and strive to spend every spare minute enjoying all this big beautiful state has to offer with my crazy little family.

Superiority of Isometric Core Training

Of all the body segments, the core is ultimately the most important when it comes to achieving and maintaining a certain level of strength. It doesn’t matter if your client is concerned with sports performance or merely getting through the day pain free, conditioned core musculature is the place to start. In sports and activities of daily living, the majority of actions require that power is generated in the hips and transmitted through the core to the upper body (1). If adequate core stability

Differences of Aerobic & Anaerobic Exercises on the Metabolism

Metabolism is the most basic job your body must complete in order to survive and function. How your metabolism works depends on the type of exercise you're doing at the time. There are two types of exercise, aerobic and anaerobic. Aerobic exercise, such as jogging, depends on oxygen to produce energy, while anaerobic exercise can be performed in the absence of oxygen -- picture a biceps curl. Both types of exercise require energy but use different routes to get it.