Here are a few pointers on proper side planks, which are fantastic way to challenge and strengthen your core. Lift your hips up nice and high and hold them up high--even higher than in this photo! (It was hot out!) You can do all sorts of variations; if you're comfortable resting on your hand instead of your forearm (which isn't for everyone, as it bothers some people's wrists), lift your opposite arm up to the sky and bring your top elbow to your top knee; repeat without rus
Hey everyone, I love doing planks because they work your entire core--not just your external abdominal muscles but all of your abs and your back muscles as well. They're challenging, for sure; don't be discouraged if you need a break after a a few seconds or if you need to keep your knees on the ground. Any discomfort in the lower back is a red flag! The more you do these, the longer you'll be able to hold them. There are some common mistakes people make, like rounding the sh
Four Seasons Vancouver executive chef Ned Bell brought the farm-to-table philosophy to YEW seafood + bar. He dishes on his approach to well-being and shares one of his favourite healthy recipes, a quinoa dish that's loaded with superfoods.
Fit Foodie's Chefs' Wellness Series will feature top chefs from throughout B.C. discussing their take on health and healthy eating. Chef Ned Bell and son. What do you do to stay physically healthy? I stay physically fit by running, cycling