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Eccentric Training for Greater Muscular Gains and Overall Fitness; Move Slow, Get Strong

As Fast As You Can... Max Speed No Rest... As Many Rounds As Possible... No Rest Between Sets... Where is the Contrast? Training hard and getting down with the grit is important to challenge yourself in the face of discomfort. But is that the only way to do the work and improve your overall ability… Continue reading Eccentric Training for Greater Muscular Gains and Overall Fitness; Move Slow, Get Strong

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The EASIEST Way to Increase Your Fitness, Health, & Longevity (without a gym membership)

https://youtu.be/JCC3UTyhSdk What's better than a little Mr. Bean to get you up and groovin' this day?! Although those moves won't win 'So You Think You Can Dance', did you notice the exercise he was doing in order to increase his longevity, health, and joint health? He Loosely Moved His Body in Many Different Directions As… Continue reading The EASIEST Way to Increase Your Fitness, Health, & Longevity (without a gym membership)

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Butt + Back = BFF’s 4 Life; Train them Together to Be Stronger than Ever

Time for a Qwik Kinesiology Lesson As if that title wasn't funny enough, what isn't so funny is that weak and undertrained glutes can lead to low back pain, poor posture, and over time, can lead to a host of overuse injuries on other muscles that were forced to pick up the slack. Whether you… Continue reading Butt + Back = BFF’s 4 Life; Train them Together to Be Stronger than Ever

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iSorry… Your Phone is Destroying Your Wrist and Hand Health; fix your pain, stiffness or discomfort RIGHT NOW

https://flic.kr/p/5aSoAT Your hands and fingers were designed for freedom of movement for countless physical tasks. But recently, societies are becoming more and more prone to hand, wrist, and elbow injuries. You could say it is from weight training, family genetics, or a stupid injury from when you were young. While all of those still may… Continue reading iSorry… Your Phone is Destroying Your Wrist and Hand Health; fix your pain, stiffness or discomfort RIGHT NOW

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How to NOT Waste Your Time Exercising, But Still Get the Results You Want (Just 3-Steps)

I think everyone needs a coach. The most premier sport athletes in the world seek coaches to remain sharp at their craft, but also to remain as healthy as possible for the long haul. So what do I need a coach for if I can look it all up myself? Seeing, Doing, and Feeling movement is three… Continue reading How to NOT Waste Your Time Exercising, But Still Get the Results You Want (Just 3-Steps)

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Don’t Be a Dumbell Dummy; The EASIEST Way to Avoid Injury or Overuse During Training

I'll keep the intro short and sweet; there is a foolproof method to keep your body and mental state healthy without sacrificing your quality of exercise. Voodoo magic? Illicit substances? Stem cell injections? Maybe another time, but today, I want to drop some Sport & Exercise Science knowledge bombs on how to use your body… Continue reading Don’t Be a Dumbell Dummy; The EASIEST Way to Avoid Injury or Overuse During Training

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Adductor Strengthening Exercises for Runners – Decrease Hip Pain, Improve Performance & Muscular Balance

https://flic.kr/p/QQYvgp Do you ever experience outer knee or hip pain from running? One common cause can be from your adductor muscles - or the weakness of them. Repetitive gait movement such as walking, running or biking requires those muscles on the inner portion of your thigh and groin to stabilize your pelvis and knee. When… Continue reading Adductor Strengthening Exercises for Runners – Decrease Hip Pain, Improve Performance & Muscular Balance

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Strengthen Your Posterior Chain With Slideboard Curls

This is a piggyback post from last weeks blog, How to ACTUALLY Perform a "Simple" Glute Bridge; Free Exercise Coaching (If you missed that video-blog - or vlog as the hip kids say - improve your back and glute strength by watching that video linked above) This supine lying hamstring curl is a hip dominant… Continue reading Strengthen Your Posterior Chain With Slideboard Curls

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How to Actually Perform a “Simple” Glute Bridge (Free Exercise Coaching)

Online training infographics and social media (not online coaching) workouts are usually filled with familiar exercises many people either have done or can pick up on quite easily. The only issue I have with that is nobody is truly coaching you through the movement. It may look the same at a glance, and even feel some… Continue reading How to Actually Perform a “Simple” Glute Bridge (Free Exercise Coaching)

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T³ #012: Failing to Prepare = Preparing to Fail (Not Anymore!)

This Week on Trail Tip Thursday… After a short break for the holidays, welcome back to this weeks T³! I hope after last week, you made the inexpensive yet powerful investment in a foam roller to prepare your body for a run or training session. Or maybe you have used one to speed up recovery… Continue reading T³ #012: Failing to Prepare = Preparing to Fail (Not Anymore!)