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Monday
Jun102019

Warming up effectively to get more out of every workout 

When it comes to warming up prior to exercise there are a few different options to choose from. On one extreme you have people who don’t warm up at all – whether the workout is lifting or cardio, they just go right into it regardless of the movements or intensity. On the other end of the spectrum you have people who literally spend 40+ minutes on warming up and causing the actual workout to be less effective as a result. Finally, you have some people who do their version of a warm up which is a quick stretch of some kind regardless of the workout.

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Monday
Jul212014

How Flexibility Affects Fitness

We understand the benefits of cardiovascular conditioning and resistance training, but how exactly does flexibility fit into the greater fitness picture? Whether you're becoming active again after many years of sedentary living or are working toward performance related goals, enhancing flexibility can support your fitness vision. Many of us have memories of gym class stretching, but rest assured exercise science has come a long way since then! Read on for more information about the benefits of flexibility and the variety of safe stretching techniques you can use in your workout routine.

 

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