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4 Simple Leg Toning Exercises

Posted On April 13th, 2018

Performing the following simple exercises will give you the well-toned legs you have always dreamed of. Exercise 1- Balancing Chair Take your feet about a hip distance apart, Hinging from your hips, come down to a seat, like sitting on a chair. Push on your legs to be able to lift your chest. To make […]

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Unsung difference between dumbbell and kettlebell

Posted On April 8th, 2018

Both the kettlebell and dumbbell are inanimate objects and are nothing more than a lump of cast metals. A kettlebell is not better than a dumbbell, nor is it worse. So truly, the difference lies is not in the bells respectively but they are used while exercising. Kettlebells are spherical in shape whereas dumbbells are […]

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Core Exercises For Mobility and Stability

Posted On March 11th, 2018

Core strength is important for workout beginners. Gain enough strength to establish a stable and mobile body. This stabilization should develop starting from the core through the spinal muscles and till your limbs are ready. Let’s look at both phases – stability and mobility. Stability – Core Bracing Stand tall with feet apart and arms […]

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Muscle strengthening exercises to prevent leg cramps

Posted On December 28th, 2017

Do you experience intense leg cramp while riding acycle or doing something similar? If so then you must engage yourself in exercises that strengthen your muscles and help to prevent leg cramps.  Some of the vital muscle strengthening exercises are discussed below, go through them and learn the easy steps. Exercises to prevent leg cramps […]

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Advanced Lifting Techniques Best For Beginners

Posted On September 8th, 2017

For a beginner, there are various do and don’t when they start lifting weights. One of the main factors behind this is the caution against lifting heavyweights. Though a bit of friendly advice is always handy but there is no hard and fast rule which states that a novice cannot lift weights. Just a little […]

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What is Muscular Soreness | How Long will it Last?

Posted On November 27th, 2016

I have often other blog posts on delayed onset muscular soreness or DOMS and what that is. We have all been sore, but there are times when you start getting sore or stiff not that many hours after an exercise. A perfect example is if you love to run on the treadmill or other cardio […]

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Weight Lifting is the Fountain of Youth

Posted On August 21st, 2016

What are some positive aspects of weight lifting? If you were to even look back into the early 1990’s, weightlifting was still a male dominated hobby. It wasn’t until the medical community really started to let individuals know what the significance it has on helping maintain bone density, especially with osteoporosis and osteopenia sufferers. This […]

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Going to Physical Therapy

Posted On July 21st, 2016

Recently I have encountered some elbow pain and it warranted a visit to see a Physical Therapist here in Portland, Oregon (Therapydia). Since I have been in the personal training industry for so long, it was just a matter of time when you start encountering some repetitive motion issues that come with this type of […]

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Orthotics and Improving Active Movements | Pain Management

Posted On February 3rd, 2015

Understanding Orthotics and Improving Active Movements Don’t mistake those ready-made insoles in a drugstore for orthotics, which are customized shoe inserts. A healthcare professional actually examines your feet, pronation and gait and then makes note of the pain you have while walking, running or standing and then orders orthotics that can address the problem your feet have. […]

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