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The Soreness Guide for Lifters

No—it’s not the end of the world! Yes—it’s hard to get off the toilet! If you are an athlete and serious about your training- you’re familiar with muscle soreness. Sometimes it feels pretty rough to get rolling at the gym but soreness shouldn’t be a huge training barrier. Here’s a question—can you tell the difference …

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What is Good PT?

In 2012 The Institute of Medicine (IOM) broadly criticized the U.S. healthcare system and reported this industry wastes roughly $750 billion per year. That’s about 30 cents of every dollar spent on healthcare! Let’s compare healthcare to shopping for a home. You walk into a real estate agent’s office and sit down to look at …

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Research Shows- Whatever You Want!

We live in an amazing information era! People all over the world have been empowered by social media and their ability to share thoughts and opinions. This has afforded many people in the fitness, nutrition and wellness industry an amazing marketing opportunity. The unfortunate truth; however, is that people without adequate experience and education are …

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5 Exercises Every Executive Should Know

No one seems to empathize with the top dog. Being an executive is an unbelievable physical challenge- long work hours, long meetings, putting out “fires”as well as managing a team of employees. There is no “Nine to five” and this kind of schedule presents a barrier to maintaining physical health. Somehow, a large number of …

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Causes and Solutions for Anterior Knee Pain with Squatting

It’s leg day and you’ve completed your pre-workout routine— pre-workout drink with way too much caffeine, cardiovascular warm-up, band work, foam rolling and maybe some stretching. It’s time to start the first few warm-up sets but there is a problem—your darn knee hurts when you try to squat, lunge or do step-ups. Maybe you have …

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Top 4 Reasons for Low Back Pain with Squatting

The squat—a fundamental exercise in most fitness programs. This bread and butter exercise is crucial for increasing thigh strength and size and is one of the most functional human movements. Despite its popularity and a plethora of books and videos demonstrating this exercise, a large number of people have low back pain when they squat. …

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