Single Leg Training – A Must Do – No Excuses

Single Leg Training – A Must Do – No Excuses

A question that often comes up is the need for single leg work. Years ago, it was thought that squats and deadlifts were all there were needed to keep the body strong and for the athletic community, all that were needed to build strength and power. Strength training has primarily been on two limbs and in the sagittal plane (moving front to back). With the increased knowledge in how our bodies work and how the muscular system functions, training methods have also changed. It is now known that single leg training is of great benefit and involves working more muscles resulting is greater strength and stability. Single leg training should be included in everybody’s fitness program.

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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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Bootcamps – How To Stay Safe

September – this time of year marks the return of kids to school and parents return to their workout plans or embark on a new fitness regime. This is a busy time of year for most gyms, bootcamps and personal trainers as everyone seeks to return to their healthy lifestyles that sometimes go astray with […]

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Sling and Things…..

The human body is a complicated machine. Combinations of muscles, tendons, ligaments, bones and other connective tissues all work together to allow us the amazing movements that we do both consciously and unconsciously on a daily basis. From minute to minute the muscles of our bodies are working together like a well rehearsed orchestra. From […]

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No Pain – No Gain – No Way

Pain by definition: Pain is the unpleasant feeling common to such experiences as stubbing a toe, burning a finger, putting iodine on a cut and bumping the “funny bone”. The International Association for the Study of Pain defines pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage, or described […]

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