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Active Recovery: Healing on the Go

Exercise; it’s great for us but also puts a severe amount of strain on the body. Prolonged periods of exercise can cause chronic overuse injuries such as strains, tendonitis, bursitis, and stress fractures. Over time these injuries can lead to a decrease in performance or, even worse, time missed from the gym. One way to… Continue reading Active Recovery: Healing on the Go

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Yard-work = Workingout ???

The change of season, from Summer to Fall, not only brings Oyster Roasts, the change of leaves, and football weather; but it also brings the promise of lots and lots of yard work. While it may be viewed as a chore, you should look at it as an opportunity to burn calories, work your body… Continue reading Yard-work = Workingout ???

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STRENGTH IMBALANCES AND HOW TO FIX THEM: Unilateral Training

If you have trained long enough, at some point you have said some variation of the following statement: “why is my left arm stronger than my right arm; I am right handed?”  There is an assumption that the dominant side is the stronger side, but this is not always the case. In fact, it’s quite… Continue reading STRENGTH IMBALANCES AND HOW TO FIX THEM: Unilateral Training

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Benefits of Outdoor Exercise

Clients (and people wanting free information 😊) ask all the time: WHAT is the best type of exercise to help me...? Simply put, any exercise you like to do and will do consistently is best for you. And while any exercise is better than no exercise, does WHERE you exercise make a difference? As kids,… Continue reading Benefits of Outdoor Exercise

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Summertime Exercise: Beat the Heat

***Immediately Stop Exercise if Feeling Faint, Weak, or Dizzy. Seek Shade, Sip Water, Place Cool, Wet Towel Behind Neck, and Rest. Frequently Check Pulse to Ensure Heart Rate is Slowing Down. If symptoms continue, seek medical attention It’s summer, and it is hot af outside! With that comes an increased risk of heat stroke, dehydration,… Continue reading Summertime Exercise: Beat the Heat

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Training for Strength or Endurance: Why Not Both At Once?

*** (I am going to try to keep this as unscientific as possible, layman terms only) Body adaptations to fitness training (FT) happen in a wide variety of ways. Typically, when training, one is looking to either increase endurance through cardiovascular training or strength through any variety of weighted exercises. In training this way, the… Continue reading Training for Strength or Endurance: Why Not Both At Once?

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Strength Imbalances and How to Fix Them: Unilateral Training

If you have trained long enough, at some point you have said some variation of the following statement: “why is my left arm stronger than my right arm; I am right handed?”  There is an assumption that the dominant side is the stronger side, but this is not always the case. In fact, it’s quite… Continue reading Strength Imbalances and How to Fix Them: Unilateral Training