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Pilates. Why it Should be Apart of Your Workout Routine, No Excuses.

Pilates… by now we all know what Pilates is and what it can do for our bodies. Gain coordination, flexibility, balance, core strength, build muscles with resistance and assistance, etc. 947 more words


Winter Training - Revamping My Run

“We can rebuild him. We have the technology. We can make him better than he was… Better, stronger, faster.”

I guess that I have lot to be pleased with about my running over the last two years, namely: training consistently without injury, getting close to a flat-3:30 marathon, hitting 60+ miles/week and smashing out a 50 mile ultra are not inconsiderable milestones. 1,692 more words


How often do you need to train specific motor abilities?

By Jeremy S. Hoy, MS, CSCS, PES, TPI1

Ok, so what am I talking about?

Specific motor abilities, such as maximum strength and maximum speed just to name a few. 488 more words

General Performance

Attwood et al. - FMS: A weak association with markers of athletic performance.

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The Functional Movement Screen (FMS) consists of seven movement patterns described as fundamental to athletic performance. This study investigated the relationship between FMS score and performance in a battery of fitness tests in 436 English community rugby union players (age (mean±SD), 24.6±4.9 years; height, 180.5±6.7 cm; body mass, 93.4±14.3 kg; body fat, 14.3±5.1%). 148 more words

Injury Prevention

3 Ways to Improve Your Core

Author: Sean Cristea, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, FNS

All movement begins with the core, so it is very important to train it effectively and correctly. Here are a few tips to remember when prepping for core day: 174 more words

Achieve Wellness

Moving On Up ...

Movement.  Our bodies are made to move.  Recently I resonated with a comment on another blog

My body wanted to move. I would look at people dancing or jumping or turning somersaults on TV and feel jealous of their movement.

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Balance; Functional Fitness;

Exercise for the Mature Population

As some people grow older they have a tendency to shy away from exercise for risk of hurting themselves. In reality the truth is actually the reverse, older adults hurt themselves more by NOT exercising, than from exercising. 555 more words

Exercise For Older Population