1, 2, 3 – Contract

Muscle Actions by Rhonda Jarmuth, RMT, CPT The muscles we train and use everyday to move our bodies have three different types of contractions: Eccentric, Isometric and Concentric These muscle contractions enable us to manipulate gravity, react to external forces, momentum and resistance. Which all together produce efficient movement. And not one is more demanded […]

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Machines vs Free Weights

Free Weights vs machine training. Which is better? This is a question that continues to be asked usually by potential clients viewing our facility or even by people requesting me to set up home training programs for them. This is a good time to look at machine weight training vs free weights. I think it […]

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Best Time Of Day Ever To Workout

I really do get asked this all the time: “When is the BEST time to workout?” Well, in reality, the best time truly is whenever you are actually going to do it. Look, some people love to get their training in first thing in the morning. Some love to go during their lunch hour. And, […]

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Go For The Burn Baby……

A comment or concern that comes up often during workout sessions is the feeling that is experienced in the muscle during the performance of an a exercise. Just what should you “feel” or is there anything to this “muscle pump” feeling that is often expressed. Also, just what is “going for the burn?” To describe […]

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1, 2, 3 Lift = Strong Bones

Osteoporosis is a bone disease that results in fractures, crippling pain and hunched posture. It affects 1 in 4 women over age 50 and 1 in 8 men over age 50. Osteoporosis turns the sturdy latticework of bone into a fragile lace that breaks easily during simple activity. Osteoporosis, which means “porous bones,” causes bones […]

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