Three Common Myths Surrounding Strength Training

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Myth 1:  If I lift heavy weights I’ll get bulky. Fact:  Throw this one away without a second thought. Lifting weights doesn’t mean your muscles will get bigger. When designing any weight training program, the sets and repetitions have to be individualized to the person and their goals. Training for body building competitions is far…

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Are You Stuck in a Cardio/Diet Mentality?

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When it comes to weight loss practices, the belief that cardio is king and lifting weights is for guys instead of gals dominates our thinking to the point that it’s become an accepted cultural norm. Unfortunately, this mentality has two major drawbacks: It’s not grounded in scientific data. It’s part and parcel of a self-destructive,…

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Be Hip with Hip Health

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The Cycle of Life Through time or as the result of injury, loss of mobility or decrease in range of motion in our joints creates misalignments, and misalignments create compensation. Think of it this way: a twisted ankle makes us change the way we walk. This in turn affects our knees, our hips, our back,…

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