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The Power of Perception

Last week I wrote about the power of a positive mindset. As much as I know how powerful our mind is, it still floors me that just a thought can actually change our body chemistry.That said, adopting a positive mindset is all fine...

The Only 3 Mobility Exercises You Need

If you are tight you aren’t able to do all the things you used to do, and that doesn’t feel good. Some of the most basic tasks in life can be lost when we lose our mobility. Tying our shoes, putting on a bra, getting in and out of a car, getting up and down off the floor…s

Stability Training Makes You Bulletproof

Stability is the way that we transmit force from the body to the outside world in the safest manner possible across the muscles which are designed to carry that load. As opposed to seeing the dissipation of force across joints that are not fit to do so.

For example, when you pick up 60 pounds off the ground (anyone have a medium sized dog?), Newton’s Law says you have to exert 60 pounds of force on the world around you to move that thing.

The idea is you want all of that 60 pounds to be transmitted from your muscles to the ground, you DON’T want anything dissipating out your back, knees, or hips.

How to Be Harder to Kill

I am endlessly curious about what makes us healthy on the long term, which is generally the same for a lot of us. And so, the next few weeks I will be writing about what the latest science says is the combination of modalities that will help us delay the onset of chronic disease and death, while simultaneously maintaining our health span for as long as possible.

Planking – the What, the Why, the How

After over 20 years coaching clients on how to move properly I can’t emphasize enough how important it is to start any fitness regime with enhancing our stability.

Strength is importance, but stability training should come first. Why? Stability allows you to create the most force in the safest manner possible. By slowing down to focus on stability, you’ll learn how to control your body.

HIIT: What is it? Health Benefits?

There is no one size fits all type of HIIT, you can use your own body weight and do things like burpees, squat jumps, skipping rope or sprinting, or you could hop on a bike or an elliptical to get the same intense results. The only no no is it shouldn’t be done with heavy weights as the speed of the movement can easily compromise your form, leading to an increased risk of injury.

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