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Stretching

Posted On Oct 18, 2013 By Chad Martin

There are many myths and misconceptions about stretching. Most weekend warriors don't realize the benefits of stretching or the role it plays in being more than just a warm-up activity. Think of your muscles like rubber bands. When the rubber... Read More
Injury Prevention

"Prehab": Three Exercises That Will Keep You Pain-Free

Posted On Oct 17, 2013 By Tom Holland

Far too many people experience pain throughout their lifetime, suffering injuries that can lead to weeks and weeks of rehabilitation with a physical therapist. For example, experts say that at least 80 percent of people will experience back pain at... Read More
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Angle Training

Posted On Oct 7, 2013 By Chad Martin

Using new training techniques can shock your muscles into growth. But many lifters tend to follow the basic training techniques year after year, afraid to try something new. A special technique I like to use is angle training, which hits... Read More
Soft Yoga as a type of yoga to practice

Soft Yoga

Posted On Oct 1, 2013 By Dove Rose

After teaching yoga for more than 25 years, I have shifted my personal practice along with how I teach others. For years it was all about the workout and the physical element of yoga. However, now it holds a deeper... Read More
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Metabolism Math

Posted On Sep 17, 2013 By Tim Arndt, Resistance Training Specialist

Have you ever wondered how many calories a pound of muscle burns in a day? You often hear that muscles are responsible for a large percentage of the calories you burn in a day.  When I was in undergraduate school,... Read More