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Apr
21
2013

Fast training increases function in seniors

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Strength training is routinely emphasized by fitness professionals and for good reason. Strength training is good for your bones, good for your health and working out can be fun. In seniors, muscle strength is a main factor in the performance of everyday tasks. Whether it be carrying groceries or picking up the grand kids, strength [...]

Mar
9
2013

Study says training decreases high school sports injuries

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High school sports are a great way to promote physical activity. They give kids a positive outlet to stay fit, a hopefully continue that lifestyle into adulthood. Participation in high school sports is on the rise, however as participation increases, so do sports-related injuries. Knee injuries are among the most common high school sports-related injuries. [...]

Jan
14
2013

What is the FMS?

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Put simply, the FMS ( Functional Movement Screen) is a ranking and grading system that documents movement patterns that are key to normal function. By screening these patterns, the FMS readily identifies functional limitations and asymmetries. These are issues that can reduce the effects of functional training and physical conditioning and distort body awareness.   [...]

Dec
3
2012

Best Chair for Work

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Is there a way to make the workplace more pleasant? According to a survey done by Staples Advantage, the business-to-business division of Staples, Inc., your chair may make a difference. The study found that 86 percent of office workers report some discomfort from their office furniture and equipment, and that more than 1 in 3 [...]

Sep
13
2012

Tips to prevent bone loss

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Slips and falls are common with the ice and outdoor activities Lake Tahoe residents are accustom to. However, for people with osteoporosis falling down can lead to devastating results. Osteoporosis is the thinning of bone tissue and loss of bone density over time, and it is a major health concern.  According to a 2004 report [...]