Why Squats Can Be Tricky
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Why Squats Can Be Tricky

Let’s face it…unless you are one of the unfortunate few that is in bed all day, we are all squatters. Every day. All the time. It’s not just for gym rats or boot camp aficionados. You use it to get up down from a chair or the toilet, to name two of the most basic…

Paleo Diet?  Wait!  How about Paleo exercise!
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Paleo Diet? Wait! How about Paleo exercise!

Long ago and far away, our ancestors were working it. They were fit. When paleontologists look at the bones of these folks, they can tell that the muscles attached to them were strong, and the bones were strong. They had to be. Otherwise, we wouldn’t be here today. “That’s nice,” you might be saying. “But…

The Art of Starting Somewhere
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The Art of Starting Somewhere

Let’s say something has happened to derail your fitness. Perhaps an injury, some travel, or life circumstances. Maybe it’s been weeks, months or even years since you did anything serious about getting back on track. Maybe you didn’t get derailed because fitness just hasn’t never been on your radar. The phrase, “You’ve got to start…

Looking for Something Quick and Painless?
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Looking for Something Quick and Painless?

I mean it. This is not a “bait and switch” blog where I am going to tell you that you actually need to “feel the burn” or “no pain, no gain”. In fact, there are plenty of things you can do to keep yourself tuned up that are super easy. Perhaps the only hard part…

Do Compression Socks Actually Help?
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Do Compression Socks Actually Help?

Sometimes it seems that compression socks are just another fad. If you go to a gym regularly or any other place where people are exercising, you may see some folks wearing knee high compressions socks. They come in various snazzy colors and designs. Sometimes, you see people just walking around with them on, just in…

There’s Many Ways to Improve Your Balance
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There’s Many Ways to Improve Your Balance

Often when we think of fitness we don’t think about balance. We don’t pay attention to the role it plays in our workouts, and we don’t set out to deliberately train for it. And yet, balance is such a key thing to have in our arsenal of physical skills. This is true at any age,…