Monthly Archives: March 2014

3 Reasons Why Your Body is a Mercedes

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For the most part, people take care of their cars more than their own body. They get oil changes every 3 months, maintenance when the warning lights come on, and gas it up when the tank is getting low. The human body is no different than a car in a general sense. It needs maintenance […]

5 Shoulder Modifications for Pain Free Pressing

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The shoulder is a very unique joint. There are no other joints in the body that really compare to it. The shoulder has the most total range of motion out of any joint in the body. It compares to the hip in structure, but it can move a lot more. Having a ton of range […]

When will Starvation be Recognized as Bad?

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Weight loss is a tricky thing. It is not the people that need it the most that are seeking it out. People whose lives depend on losing weight and getting fitter should be prescribed exercise instead of medication. For those that could live totally normal lives but want to look better, it gets tricky. This […]

Basic Nutrition, 5 yd Circuit, and Unstable Hips

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1.      There are 2 basic nutritional guidelines that I have been giving out lately. When it comes to losing weight I understand that it is not easy. I lost 30 pounds over a few years and I learned a lot of things along the way. I usually try to get people to make their own […]

Exercise Technique- Front Squat

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Developing strong legs is a sure fire way to meet most fitness goals. The way I see it, is that there are a lot of people who do not have success at the gym. It should not be this way. Everyone should be able to build muscle or lose fat if their efforts are concentrated […]

Exercise Technique- Hex Bar Deadlift

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Today I am presenting to you one of my favorite exercises. The hex bar deadlift. The deadlift is potentially the king of all exercises which makes this in good company. That being said, the deadlift is one of the more complex exercises that I have to teach. For starters, the deadlift involves a hip hinge […]

5 Exercises to Drive the Golf Ball Further

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Golfers are obsessed with the long ball. In a given round they will find water, other fairways, and the doorstep to a squirrel’s home in the woods. When you really get a hold of one, though, it becomes the talk of the round. Balls, clubs, and even tees are all marketed to get more distance […]

Post Season Training for Hockey

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March and April are 2 very important months for hockey players. It is also the most exciting time of the year (for fans) because the NHL playoffs start. I am not sure there is a week more exciting than the first week of first round matchups. Emotions run high and it is intense. Most hockey […]

Exercise Technique- Pushup Row

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Today I am bringing you a combo exercise that has some huge benefits. The pushup row challenges core stability and upper body strength. You not only get the effects of a deep pushup, but the body must resist rotation when performing the row. The Setup -Get into a pushup position with two dumbbells. -The feet […]