Power Bench

A great investment, well worth the money.  You’ll never need a spotter.

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July 13, 2017

Knee Arthroscopy

It’s been one month since my arthroscopic knee surgery to repair a torn meniscus.  Happily, I’ve been able to resume exercise for a couple of weeks. You do have to take it lightly.  No squats for a while.  A cushion is also very helpful for kneeling during exercises as kneeling or pressure on the knee…

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July 10, 2017

Ultra Endurance Exercises

Ultra-Endurance Exercises Extreme-endurance workouts produce incredible displays of determination and strength. Powerful movements and fast-paced training push the limits of athletic performance and energy. Active adults and endurance athletes have a much higher percentage of fatigue-resistant muscle fibers in their leg muscles, compared to non-active adults. They also have stronger energy-efficiency, an increased metabolism, and…

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April 15, 2016

Eccentric Muscle Contractions

Eccentric Muscle Contractions By Jeff Farinella, Physical Therapist Let’s start with the basics about two types of muscle contractions: Concentric and Eccentric. Most of us are aware of concentric contractions, while many inadvertently neglect the ever-important eccentric contractions. A concentric muscle contraction is one in which the muscle origin and insertion move closer together, i.e.…

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March 2, 2016

Superset Triceps Workout

Superset Triceps Workout Like most of the muscles on the back of the body, triceps are often just an afterthought for most people. However, triceps are actually a main component to gaining strength and build in your arms, as they account for roughly 66% of the muscle mass in your arms. Luckily, we have an awesome…

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January 25, 2016

Managing Your Injuries During Workouts

Managing Your Injuries During Workouts By Jeff Farinella, Physical Therapist Like many others, it seems that the older I get….the more prone to injury I become.  Fortunately, most injuries are minor and I am able to treat them due to a tremendous amount of clinical physical therapy experience.  Many others would have the need to…

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January 19, 2016

Burst Training vs. Cardio

Burst Training vs Cardio Would you rather store fat or burn fat? I think I know what the answer is for most people. So, what exactly is the most efficient way of burning fat? There is a tremendous amount of research on which types of workouts produce the strongest results. However for now, let’s explore and compare the mechanisms behind…

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January 12, 2016

Home Burst Training Series – Workout 2

Home Burst Training Series Workout #2 With the holiday season behind us, it is time to get back to eating right and working hard. Luckily, we have just what you need to help you burn off those extra holiday calories. Workout #2 of our Home Burst Training Series is guaranteed to be just what you need to…

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January 7, 2016

Home Burst Training Series – Workout 1

Home Burst Training Series – Workout #1 Burst Training has taken the fitness world by storm because of its ability to burn a large amount of calories in a far shorter amount of time than traditional exercising. Burst Training is ideal for individuals with busy schedules who don’t always have the time for a long arduous workouts. Luckily,…

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December 22, 2015