Mar
16
2013

Exercise variety increases exercise adherence

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Despite the known benefits of exercise, less than 60% of adults participate in regular physical activity.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that in the United States, at least 365,000 “preventable” deaths per year, second only to deaths caused by smoking, are the result of poor diet and lack of physical activity. [...]

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
27
2013

Get more done in less time with these simple methods

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Supersets A superset is two different exercises performed back to back with little or no rest in between alternating opposing muscle groups. Examples could include bicep curls followed by triceps extensions, bench presses followed by barbell rows, or leg extensions followed by hamstring curls. This saves on time and allows you to pick up the [...]

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.   [...]

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