Category Archives: Health

Eccentric Muscle Contractions

    An eccentric muscle contraction is defined by the American College of Sports Medicine as “Production of force while the muscle is lengthening (i.e., resisting the movement).”  To the weekend warrior looking to improve how they look and feel, this means … Continue reading

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Poor Joint Mobility and Your Posture

When you mention joint mobility, posture is not the first thing to come to mind.  But if you stop and think about it, for those with “bad” knees who are not able to crouch down, you can easily see how … Continue reading

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Antioxidants Natures Superfoods

I often refer to antioxidants as super foods because of how well they help to support your immune system.  They are vitamins, minerals and other nutrients found in fresh fruits and vegetables that protect and repair damaged cells from free … Continue reading

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Winning the Match against Tennis Elbow

For those who have Tennis elbow or Lateral Epicondylitis it is no laughing matter.  According to the American College of Sports Medicine, it is the most widespread overuse injury of the adult elbow.  It can be quite painful and debilitating for … Continue reading

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High Intensity Home Workout

Does the cold weather have you feeling uninspired and home bound?  There is no reason you can’t get your workout in a home.  Here is a high intensity workout you can do in the comfort of your own home.  As … Continue reading

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Post Exercise Nutrition

We all know the benefits of eating before we work out as we want to ensure adequate glycogen stores for optimal performance.  Unfortunately this is the point at which most people stop because they are unfamiliar with how important proper nutrition … Continue reading

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Hip Alignment and Your Health

The alignment of your hips, good or bad, will have a big impact on your health.  To some of you that statement may not make much sense but, to those of you who have had hip alignment issues, you know … Continue reading

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