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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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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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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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Finding Balance

At the base of any muscle imbalance is a tight/strong muscle group opposing a loose/weak muscle group which can be caused by a variety of factors; both genetic and environmental. Muscle imbalances lead to injuries and overall improper body movement patterns. Imbalanced muscles can pull ligaments, and bones out of alignment which can create joint… Continue reading Finding Balance

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Sitting, More Than Just a Pain in the Butt

Studies show that the average person is either sitting or being inactive (watching tv, etc) for more than HALF their waking hours.  Sitting is not only a pain in the butt, but it also comes with a myriad of health issues. Besides postural issues, prolonged sitting has been linked, in 47 separate studies, to an… Continue reading Sitting, More Than Just a Pain in the Butt

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The Multiplanar Training Method

The body, life, is based around movement. In prehistoric times, those that moved the best…LIVED. Today our society has gotten so used to sitting and having things come to us, not having to challenge ourselves to find food or survive for example. Hell, you don’t even need to get out of the car at the… Continue reading The Multiplanar Training Method