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The Benefits of Strength Training

  There is no denying the benefits of strength training at any age, particularly in older adults. Numerous studies abound confirming strength training not only has positive effects on a person’s metabolism andlean muscle mass, but also can help alleviate,

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Myofascial release on the IT Band (Iliotibial band)with the foam roller

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Adding Function to Fitness

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Functional Fitness for You! What do Olympic athletes have in common with exercise beginners?  These two groups – as well as everyone in between – can reap the benefits from a type of exercise that will not only help them

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How to Workout Inner Thigh

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Myofascial release with foam roller on the gastrocnemius and soles(calf muscles)

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The Choice is Yours: Fitness Center or Fast Food Joint?

It is true that you cannot “out work a bad diet.”  You also cannot eat junk food today because you will work it off tomorrow at the gym. In fact, you are much more likely to achieve your goal of

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An Overview of Knee Pain

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As we age, knee pain becomes a common complaint among many individuals. One of the most common causes of knee pain is chondromalacia patellae, a condition that causes the cartilage under the kneecap to soften, according to Jennifer Hootman, Ph.D,

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70 is the New 50!

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Interval Training: The Workout that Works

If someone told you that you could speed up your calorie burn during and even after your workout, would you do it?  What if they also said you could rev up your fat burn and experience a decrease risk of

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Fall Prevention and Exercise for Older Adults

The Center for Disease Controls says that one in three adults age 65 and over fall each year, and that falls are a major health problem that can be prevented. Can exercise play a role in fall prevention, and if

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