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Aug
20
2012

Add varity with power training

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Power training has become increasingly popular amongst general population training.  Technically power is defined as the work divided by time, or the speed at which you can do a particular task.  In contrast strength is the amount of force you can generate at a specific force, and power is how fast you can generate that [...]

Jul
27
2012

Fitness for firefighters

Firefighter

There are over 1 million firefighters that work in the United States.  The job requirements of the firefighter vary but can include actives such as extracting people from cars and buildings, being the emergency first responders, and general community service.  As fire prevention technology becomes more advanced the roll of the firefighter has evolved as [...]

Jul
10
2012

Lift weights for weight loss

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Fat loss is all about caloric expenditure. We must burn more calories than we take in. While on the quest for fat loss, many people place far too much focus on how many calories they are burning during their exercise sessions. If you train in the proper way, you can actually greatly enhance the total [...]

Jul
3
2012

Back to bodyweight

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Before cable machines and Bose balls, even before kettle bells and dumbbells people trained using their own bodyweight. Although this type of training developed out of necessity it has stood the test of time. Bodyweight training goes back thousands of years and was the chosen training method for the Greeks, Romains and Navy SEALS and [...]

May
5
2012

MMA Inspired Abs

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Stir the Pot Exercise with Swiss Ball This is an exercise I stole from my man crush respected colleague Dr. Stuart McGill. He is the world leader in back pain research and works with elite MMA athletes like Georges St. Pierre.   The stir the pot exercise is a great intermediate to advanced exercise that [...]

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