Category Archives: Exercise Guidance

Cardio Training Fundamentals

For the health of the pulmonary (breath) and circulatory (blood flow) systems, and to significantly reduce major disease risk like heart disease, stroke and diabetes, among many others, and for increasing stamina and general physical vitality. Here are the most … Continue reading

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Inferno begins July 5!

What: A safer, more effective way to train with ferocious intensity. Six weeks, twelve classes, a lifetime of knowledge about how to get into great shape without injuring yourself. When: Tue/Thu, 6:30 – 7:15am, July 5 – August 11 Where: … Continue reading

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Playing with Exercise Variables

There’s an adage among fitness professionals: “You can train long or you can train hard; not both.” Trying to consistently maximize the three exercise variables (frequency, duration and intensity) is a long-term recipe for burnout and injury risk. But before … Continue reading

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Stepping up Your Running Game

Do you run on a regular basis? Are you looking for a way to beef up your intensity that isn’t simply running faster or longer? Try this: Warm up for a few minutes with some full-body sweeping style movements like … Continue reading

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Strength Balance Benchmarks (part 3)

It’s good to be strong. But most of us don’t think about or make a special effort to ensure that muscles that perform opposing functions are comparably strong. Why is that important? Because every joint and your spine are constructed … Continue reading

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Strength Balance Benchmarks (part 2)

An often overlooked aspect of strength training is the importance of moving through the complete range of the involved joint. Why is it important? Because the end points of the range (when the weight is hanging at the bottom of … Continue reading

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Strength Balance Benchmarks (part 1)

How balanced is your strength training program? Do you spend equal time on building power and muscle endurance? Do you work evenly through the entire range of motion for each major muscle group? How about making sure opposing muscles are … Continue reading

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