Why Working Out Is Important

Regular physical activity, such as working out, offers a plethora of benefits for both the body and the mind. Firstly, exercise contributes to overall physical health by improving cardiovascular health, increasing muscle strength and endurance, and enhancing flexibility and coordination. Engaging in regular exercise also helps in maintaining a healthy weight by burning calories and…

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Why Swimming Is A Great Workout

Swimming stands out as an exceptional form of exercise due to its numerous benefits for overall health and fitness. Unlike many other workouts, swimming is low impact, making it gentle on the joints and suitable for individuals of all ages and fitness levels. The buoyancy of water reduces stress on the body while providing resistance,…

The Connection Between Exercise and Mental Health for Seniors

How Physical Activity Can Improve Mood and Cognitive Function Regular exercise has been proven to provide numerous health benefits for people of all ages. For seniors, in particular, physical activity can significantly improve both physical and mental health. One of the most important benefits of exercise for seniors is its ability to improve mood and…

What is Dehydration?

The body is made up of roughly 60% water. That’s why it’s so important to stay ahead of Dehydration. What is Dehydration? Dehydration is a condition caused by the loss of too much fluid from the body. It happens when you are losing more fluids than you are taking in, and your body does not…

Quick And Easy Core Strengthening Exercise

Trying to strengthen your core? Here’s an easy exercise that doesn’t take very long and helps build up your core. Study after study after study has shown that core strength training can reduce back pain. Research also shows that core strength may be a factor in preventing injuries, due to the nature of core musculature and the spine. Without proper support…

What is Les Mills?

We just kicked off our brand new Les Mills fitness classes and they are a blast. So what is Les Mills and what kind of Les Mills classes does the Wave offer? They began in 1968 when Les Mills set up a small family gym in Auckland. Three generations on, there are now millions who…

Unexpected Benefits of Working Out

Better Sleep  You may be surprised to hear that a regular exercise routine can help improve your sleep. In fact, statistics show that approximately 60% of people who weight train get an average of seven hours or more of sleep a night. Less Stress  Joining your local fitness center can also help you beat stress. The health benefits…

Pros and Cons of working out during the day vs. the night

Did you know there are pros and cons to working out in the morning versus working out in the evening? Morning Benefits– Morning workouts are ideal for burning fat and losing weight, but afternoon workouts may give your performance a boost, since you’ll have eaten a meal or two by the time you get going.…

Why Dynamic Stretching Is Better Before You Workout

Studies show that dynamic stretching is the more beneficial stretch before working out. Dynamic stretching is stretching that encourages you to use your full range of motion, which can help you warm up before exercise and improve overall flexibility. You also tend to lose flexibility as you age, Bushman says. Dynamic stretching can help combat this.…

Benefits of Group Fitness

Social and fun! Provide you a workout structure There are so many options especially at the Wave Motivation! We will get you motivated to workout Learning proper form and technique from experts Improves Self Esteem and Confidence If you’ve been thinking about taking one of our group fitness classes, Today is the day you should…