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BG-12:  I Don’t Like To Use Big Words part 2

BG-12: I Don’t Like To Use Big Words part 2

Until last week, the word proprioception has been a term that many of you have never heard.  As I said in last week’s post, the word describes the brain’s ability to sense where all of the body’s parts are in space, at any given time.  In addition, because it “knows,” it has the ability to change fr... »

BG-11: I Don’t Like To Use Big Words

I don’t like to use big words because I don’t like to sound too pretentious when I write or speak. Occasionally, however, a word pops up in my head that I simply have to use because of its impact on how our bodies function, how we manage pain and on how we prevent injuries. In fact, because of those... »

BG-10:  Sometimes I Cringe

BG-10: Sometimes I Cringe

If you’ve read any of my previous posts, you know how I feel about the seated exercise machines.  While they can provide some benefit – for the right individuals, I don’t feel that they are the best option for the majority of fitness center members.  HOWEVER, if you don’t know how to use the p... »

BG-9:  Joint and Muscle Injury and Nutrition

BG-9: Joint and Muscle Injury and Nutrition

When most people think of food and nutrition, most only think about how good or bad something tastes, and occasionally the impact it has on their waste lines. But did you know that good nutrition also plays a role in your bone, joint and muscle health as well? CARBOHYDRATES When we are low on our pr... »

BG-8:  Machines vs Free Weights: Which One Is Best For You pt 3.1

BG-8: Machines vs Free Weights: Which One Is Best For You pt 3.1

Exercise progression and consistency are the keys to success in the gym, which carries over to success in our day-to-day activities and in our weight loss and strength gain efforts. Over the last few blog posts I touched on the concept of exercise progressions.  Although I didn’t call it that,... »

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