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Why Crawling Could Be The Best Part of Your Entire Workout

Why is it so that a baby starts its life without the ability to move on their own? They transition from lying to rolling, wiggling to crawling, scooting to standing, and then they are able to move, grab, step, and maneuver on their own. Not to mention, many of those big progressive steps happen within… Continue reading Why Crawling Could Be The Best Part of Your Entire Workout

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6 Tricks & Tactics to Slowly Eat Your Way to Fat Loss

Week 3 of the Orca Nutrition Games is all about SLOWING IT DOWN! The benefits of slow eating include better digestion, better hydration, easier weight loss or maintenance, and greater satisfaction with our meals. Meanwhile, eating quickly leads to poor digestion, increased weight gain, and lower satisfaction. The message is clear: Slow down your eating… Continue reading 6 Tricks & Tactics to Slowly Eat Your Way to Fat Loss

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Stand Up For Your Health! Why Sitting is Not So Relaxing in the Long Run

The average U.S. adult sits 9-10 hours per day To put it in perspective, that’s the same as taking a flight from New Jersey to Rio de Janiero every single day. I don’t know about you, but I would be pretty pissed off and tired of being on a trip like that 7 times a… Continue reading Stand Up For Your Health! Why Sitting is Not So Relaxing in the Long Run

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Finding Fortitude: The True Test of Strength

Each day presents the opportunity to enhance your lifestyle in more ways than one. Meaning that, unless your main objective is to run a highly competitive marathon, triathlon, mud run, or fitness competition, you should perform a variety of types of activity as often as possible. Appreciating the human body and its enhancement is what… Continue reading Finding Fortitude: The True Test of Strength

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3 Ways to Protect Your Most Vulnerable Joint From Injury (#3 is my All-Time favorite)

What if I told you that stretching and mobility is not the best way to improve shoulder health; would you believe me? At the same time, neither is excessive strengthening or doing handstands every day. Since the shoulder can be so powerful, yet fragile, it goes a bit deeper than your usual strengthen-&-stretch routine in… Continue reading 3 Ways to Protect Your Most Vulnerable Joint From Injury (#3 is my All-Time favorite)

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iSorry… Your Phone is Destroying Your Wrist and Hand Health; fix your pain, stiffness or discomfort RIGHT NOW

https://flic.kr/p/5aSoAT Your hands and fingers were designed for freedom of movement for countless physical tasks. But recently, societies are becoming more and more prone to hand, wrist, and elbow injuries. You could say it is from weight training, family genetics, or a stupid injury from when you were young. While all of those still may… Continue reading iSorry… Your Phone is Destroying Your Wrist and Hand Health; fix your pain, stiffness or discomfort RIGHT NOW

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How to NOT Waste Your Time Exercising, But Still Get the Results You Want (Just 3-Steps)

I think everyone needs a coach. The most premier sport athletes in the world seek coaches to remain sharp at their craft, but also to remain as healthy as possible for the long haul. So what do I need a coach for if I can look it all up myself? Seeing, Doing, and Feeling movement is three… Continue reading How to NOT Waste Your Time Exercising, But Still Get the Results You Want (Just 3-Steps)

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6 Questions Every Smart Should Trainer Know About Their Clients

Reps, sets, and exercises used to be the most important parts of a personal training routine...but the business of fitness is changing in a more empowering direction. Yes, knowing that 8-12 repetitions are an ideal range for muscular hypertrophy where the muscle is in a hot spot of stimulus between strength and endurance training is important.… Continue reading 6 Questions Every Smart Should Trainer Know About Their Clients

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Movement Flows to Feel Good This Time of Year

Don't fall victim to the hustle and bustle of holiday drama this year. So you missed a workout, no big deal. But to compound that with binge snacking and loathing in a minor self-pity funk adds fuel to the fire. I've been there before, and trust me, I know how easy it can be to slide into… Continue reading Movement Flows to Feel Good This Time of Year

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Don’t Binge Diet, Just Eat Smarter; 3 Tips to Achieve Your Ideal Weight

"Balancing Energy In (food Calories) and Energy Out is what weight loss and weight gain are all about. Tip the seesaw toward Energy In, and you gain weight; tip the seesaw toward Energy Out, and you lose weight." - The Physicist's Guide to Weight Loss, Mark Beusing I love this viewpoint because, in physics, there is… Continue reading Don’t Binge Diet, Just Eat Smarter; 3 Tips to Achieve Your Ideal Weight