"When we break free from the confines of things 'designed' for fitness and engage in movements that the body was naturally designed to do, that's when we see the greatest impact," says Will Torres, celebrity trainer and founder of WILLSPACE. "Allowing the body to use its full potential gives us better movement and better results." Read on for some great examples that are simply too cool to pass up.
Handstands might look like they belong to gymnasts and superfit athletes, but we have good news: Any reasonably fit, able-bodied person can do one. Of course, the benefits of nailing a handstand translate to your whole body: Stronger back, stronger shoulders, superstrong core.
The life of a business owner and personal trainer is a rigorous one. We’re up before the sun for our early bird members, we wear several hats throughout the day, close the doors after our night owls, recap the day before bed, and we do this seven days a week. A lot of our members are also 24/7 workers so I’m often asked about ways to improve energy and mental sharpness to sustain such a demanding lifestyle.
As a personal trainer with over 20 years of experience, I’m so happy to see the enthusiasm in today’s culture for fitness, health and wellness. However, the industry has seemed to take on a tone of, “if you’re doing something, you’re doing great!”