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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Your Trapezius – Key to Shoulder Health/Posture

Often in training sessions, clients will hear cues such as shoulder pinch, shoulders down. There is a good reason for our coaching cues. We are constantly seeking good scapular positioning which is paramount to preserving shoulder stability, function and overall health. One of the muscles that plays a large role in scapular positioning is the […]

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Overtraining-Muscular Atrophy

Overtraining manifests itself in several evil ways, but none is quite as evil as muscular atrophy. You work hard and eat right so that you can gain muscle. Because you didn’t pay careful attention to your training program you suddenly find yourself sleepy and irritable and it dawns on you that you are in a […]

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Monday Morning Workout

Well,  the roads weren’t too bad coming in this morning.  Hopefully we won’t have any more “white stuff” falling from the sky.  I decided to do a kettlebell workout this morning.  This is a great little workout; takes about 10-15 minutes to run through one time.  I got this workout from Anthony DiLuglio at www.artofstrength.com  […]

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