We are delighted to present our debut functional fitness film of the new "Brodie meets Brody" series, where world-class exercise physiologist, strength and cycling coach Menachem Brodie (NSCA-CSCS, USAC-PBT) teams up with Holistic Health Coach and Nutritionist Rabbi Lazer Brody (CHC, CPT, CHN) to show how both women and men can maintain muscle mass at any age, whether they're in their thirties or in their eighties.
Your entire health depends heavily on good standing posture - a strong and stable spine, your balance and your breathing, just for starters. Did you know that your mood sinks when you slouch and you become prone to back pain and headaches? Bad posture weakens a person, and he or she becomes easier prey for muggers, anti-Semites and worst of all, the evil inclination that wants to weaken our connection with Hashem, Heaven forbid. This instructional vid will teach you the 6 steps to proper standing posture, and it will undoubtedly enhance both body and soul health.
There are two aspects to eating - qualitative and quantitative. Eating natural food of the quality is so important to our health, but so is the way we eat and the amounts we eat. Here's a plan that's super-healthy for the body and just as healthy for the soul.
Are the kids rambunctious in confinement all day long? For sure they are. Do you feel stressed or down? Sure, you do, but your body is probably lacking endorphins, those feel-good hormones that you get from physical exercise. People are going crazy how to keep the children occupied while everyone's confined at home. Here's a way to keep the whole family occupied, healthy and feeling good with this 25-minute family workout that requires no equipment and very little space. What's more, it's geared for people of all ages and all fitness levels, small children to seniors, beginners to advanced.
List of Exercises:
Stage 1 – 5-minute warmup
- March in place – 30 seconds
- March in place with pullup – 30 seconds
- Side steps – 30 seconds
- Side step with clap – 30 seconds
- Side lunge – 30'
- Side lunge with twist – 30'
- Elbow to Knee – 60'
- Jog in place – 60'
60' water break
Stage 2 – Aerobic, 40' work, 20' rest
- Jumping Jacks
- Clap Jacks
- Clown Jacks
60' water break
Stage 3 - Strength
- Pushups, 3 sets 20' work + 20' rest, 30' rest before next exercise
- Squats, 3 sets 20' work + 20' rest, 30' rest before next exercise
- Planks, 3 sets 20' work + 20' rest
60" water break
Stage 4 – Stretch and Cooldown
- Hug yourself – 60'
- Sprinter Stretch – 30' each side
- Windmill Stretch – 30' each side
- Sitting Stretch – 30' each side
- Bedouin Stretch and neck message – 60'