Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Importance of Core Strength Exercises

Almost everyone at some point in his or her life experiences back pain that interferes with work, routine daily activities, or recreation. Americans spend at least $50 billion each year on low back pain, which is the most common cause … Continue reading

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Maximizing Energy Expenditure During Workouts

As a trainer, I watch people work out on a regular basis at the gym. Many of them follow the same exact workout routine each time. I give credit to these people for working out and being consistent. I know, … Continue reading

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RELAX!

We all have places to go and people to see. We are on a constant rush from one “important thing” to the next. Most of the time, it seems like there is not enough time in the day to get … Continue reading

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“Drinks Anyone”

Most personal trainers and nutritionists recommend that you abstain from alcohol because alcohol lacks vitamins and minerals and can be high in calories. But let’s be honest, there are times where it is appropriate to have a drink or two. … Continue reading

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The Importance of Appropriate Footwear

As shock absorbers, your feet are subjected to nearly one million pounds of pressure during one hour of strenuous exercise. Proper footwear is important to cushion these loads. Carefully choosing the right fit and style of exercise shoe can prevent injury that … Continue reading

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