Have you seen my latest article up on FluteFocus.com?Â There is a plethora of valueable information and articles up on this site, be you a flutist or not.Â Here is a sneak peak at my latest article, which you can view in its entirety here:Â http://www.flutefocus.com/Health/keep-it-simple.html
In it, I discuss the basic principles in designing a workout program.Â K.I.S.S. Keep It Simple (Stupid)
From the article:
Happy New Year!
Welcome to the time where people make resolutions on all kinds of things; from losing weight to saving money. If you’ve made any kind of health related resolution this year, I commend you! There’s no time like the present to make your dreams become reality. By the time you read this, you may have already long given up on your goals, or you may have kept at it, but feel lost at how to go forward. In previous posts I’ve talked about what types of exercises are best for flutists, but how do you put those together into a program? How do you have any idea how much to do, how many exercises, how few?
Rule #1: Don’t focus on overload.
What does that mean? While there are plenty of times that overloading your body and your muscles can get you the results you want, in the flutists case, let’s focus on the areas of concern: not getting injured, and building endurance and strength to allow for the demands of playing longer times without