Activ5 Blog

February 13, 2019

What Is Isometric Exercise?

What exactly is isometric exercise? There’s so much to learn about the innovative, medical-based training method beloved by athletes and physical therapists. In this blog, we'll explore the history of isometric training, the medical science behind it, and it's many, many benefits.
October 16, 2018
Swimming Workouts

Tips to Improve Swimming Conditioning

Swimming workouts are perhaps the most effective, safe, full-body workouts you can do. It’s great for your heart, increases your flexibility, builds long, lean muscles and strengthens your core. What swimming workouts can you do outside of the pool?
October 9, 2018
Tennis Exercises

Developing a Tennis Workout Plan: Top Tennis Exercises

You can enjoy playing tennis from the time you can walk to the time you can’t. A lifelong tennis career is all about learning the proper technique, conditioning, and avoiding injuries. Developing a workout plan for tennis exercises is crucial to all of the above. Here's how to get started.
October 2, 2018
How to Get Better at Golf

How to Get Better at Golf in 30 Days at Home

Another thing is as certain as death and taxes – golf is hard. It’s a love / hate relationship for most of us. You can have the worst round of your life, but that one shot you stuck pin-high on the 15th is the one you’ll talk about… the one that keeps you coming back. Here are some of the best golf tips that will shave strokes off your golf score.
September 26, 2018
Best Ways to Improve Your Soccer Skills

Best Ways to Improve Your Soccer Skills

If you play soccer at any level, you need to master three primary skills – dribbling, trapping, and striking. Of course, juggling the ball can draw […]
September 21, 2018
Common Baseball Injuries

Avoid Common Baseball Injuries

When we think of contact sports, baseball and softball don’t typically come to mind. But common baseball injuries can be some of the most painful and longest enduring of sports injuries. Here are some of the most common baseball injuries and how you can help avoid them.
September 12, 2018
Running Schedule

Developing a Running Schedule

A training plan for a 5k or 10k race starts with a running schedule that fits your lifestyle. If you over-train you risk injury. If you don’t work out enough, you may not finish. Here are some running tips for beginners to get you started and keep you going.
August 24, 2018
Isometric Leg Exercises

Isometric Leg Exercises – Activ5 Simple Daily Workout Series Part 5

Welcome to Part 5 of the Simple Daily Workout series which focuses on the best isometric leg exercises to build strength and endurance from your hips […]
August 15, 2018
Isometric ab Exercises

Isometric Ab Exercises – Activ5 Simple Daily Workout Series Part 4

Having a strong core, front and back, is necessary to properly perform almost every other exercise from head to toe. Whether you want to better define your six-pack or simply improve your posture, this ab exercise routine is a real cruncher, and we’re not talking potato chips! Grab your Activ5, and let’s get busting!
August 3, 2018
Shoulder Rehab

Isometric Shoulder Exercises: Activ5 Simple Daily Workout Series Part 3

Part 3 of the Simple Daily Workout series focuses on isometric shoulder exercises to strengthen your shoulder joints and improve your range of motion. Your shoulders are more susceptible to injury, because they have more range of motion than any other joint in your body.