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How does temperature affect your workouts?

How Does the Temperature Affect Your Workouts? Just like the type of shoes you wear and the food you consume, weather can play a major factor in your workout. Extremely hot and cold conditions can impact your performance, particularly when engaging in cardio exercises such as running/walking. Hot Weather Hot weather can place added stress […]

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Why do you get sore after exercise and what can you do to help?

Why do we get sore after a training session? Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) describes a phenomenon of muscle pain, muscle soreness or muscle stiffness that occurs in the day or two after exercise. This muscle soreness is most frequently felt when you begin a new exercise program, change your exercise routine, or dramatically increase […]

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The Importance of Sleep and Recovery

The Importance of Sleep and Recovery! Many athletes know that getting enough rest and recover after exercise is essential to maintain performance. Even so many still over train and feel guilty when taking rest days. The body repairs, recovers and strengthens itself in the time between workouts.   Rest days are so vital for a […]

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How Does the Temperature Affect Your Workouts?

How Does the Temperature Affect Your Workouts? Just like the type of shoes you wear and the food you consume, weather can play a major factor in your workout. Extremely hot and cold conditions can impact your performance, particularly when engaging in cardio exercises such as running/walking.   Hot Weather Hot weather can place added […]

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How to Stay Injury Free and Train Hard

How to Stay Injury Free and Train Hard Training is good. Training hard is better. But training consistently is the key to drastic, lasting change to your health, performance and body composition. Unfortunately, there are a lot of things that can (potentially) disrupt that consistency. Work, family, commutes and social gatherings can all upend your […]

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The 6 Worst things you can do to get leaner and stronger!

The 6 Worst things you can do to get leaner and stronger!   Mistake #1: Doing isolated exercises Doing isolated exercises like bicep curls and tricep kickbacks will not get you any significant results. These one-muscle-at-a-time moves simply don’t stimulate enough muscle fibers to build lean muscle or expend enough energy to maximize your calorie […]

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Why do we get sore after training and what can you do to help?

Why do we get sore after a training session? Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) describes a phenomenon of muscle pain, muscle soreness or muscle stiffness that occurs in the day or two after exercise. This muscle soreness is most frequently felt when you begin a new exercise program, change your exercise routine, or dramatically increase […]

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The Importance of Sleep and Recovery

Sleep and Recovery…Are you getting enough??   Many athletes know that getting enough rest and recover after exercise is essential to maintain performance. Even so many still over train and feel guilty when taking rest days. The body repairs, recovers and strengthens itself in the time between workouts.   Rest days are so vital for […]

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Medical Acupuncture: Treatment for Musculoskeletal Pain Relief

Medical Acupuncture Treatment for Musculoskeletal Pain Relief Acupuncture is viewed as a holistic, complementary and alternative medicine that stands outside of the Western scientific tradition. According to Vickers and Zollman (1999) acupuncture can be partly explained through a physiological model. Acupuncture is known to stimulate A delta fibres (sensory nerve finer which carry cold pressure and […]

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Why exactly do we get sore after a workout?

Why do we get sore after a training session? Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) describes a phenomenon of muscle pain, muscle soreness or muscle stiffness that occurs in the day or two after exercise. This muscle soreness is most frequently felt when you begin a new exercise program, change your exercise routine, or dramatically increase […]

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