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mobility

Exercise, Fitness & Muscle
March 7, 2018

Why you need mobility drills in your workout

The goal of exercising is to be in the best shape you can be. To get the most out of your training, your body needs to be able to move, bend, twist – in other words, you have to be relatively flexible. Not to worry if you’re not as bendy as a gymnast! Flexibility and mobility can be trained. Mobility refers to your ability to move freely without stress on the body. Being flexible depends on the range of motion (ROM) of your muscles. For example: if you can actively lift your leg up high, you are mobile: you need…
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Exercise, Fitness & Muscle
May 9, 2017

Exercise like someone half your age

Think back to when you were in your teens or twenties. You were fit and flexible, and ready to take on any physical challenge. Now you’re a little older and your body isn’t quite as resilient and can’t share the same sentiment. The good news is that you can still exercise. In fact, regular exercise will give your body the boost it needs to stay strong and supple and help you get through normal daily activities. Try these quick wins and enjoy the benefits. Flexibility Your muscles, ligaments, and tendons weaken as you age. Cartilage, the connective tissue that cushions…
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Exercise, Fitness & MuscleFirst Aid, Accidents & Injuries
January 11, 2017

Why that workout shouldn’t wait till the weekend

A recent study suggests that training on weekends only (also known as being a 'weekend-warrior') can decrease your risk of death. Well, that's good news, right? Sure - if your only life goal is to 'not die too soon'. But, what if you want to stay healthy, live it up, enjoy pain-free movement? Then you need to read the full story. (more…)
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