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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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DISC, Assessing Personalities: A Great Tool For any Health Coach/Wellness Pro

Do you ever wonder why you just click with certain people; why you just can't stand certain others? Do you work with clients, patients, students, or just want to know how to better interact with the people in your day to day life? The DISC Assessment is a great tool for not only understanding how… Continue reading DISC, Assessing Personalities: A Great Tool For any Health Coach/Wellness Pro

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Barefoot Training: WTFoot?!

***DISCLAIMER: Barefoot training can be dangerous if training with heavy weights lifted from the ground or with potential hazards such as glass or other objects in grass or outdoor area. Only perform barefoot training under the guidance of a trained professional, but as always pay attention to what you are doing. Also, if working out… Continue reading Barefoot Training: WTFoot?!

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Volume Training: Sup With That?

As we have all seen from infomercials, social media, latest fads, and the weird guy in the gym; there is any number of ways to workout. If I had to guess, I would say in the 10's of thousands. Some of these methods have merit and withstand being the next big thing, and many many… Continue reading Volume Training: Sup With That?

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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