The Power of Hindsight
Exercises / November 24, 2009

“Hindsight is 20-20.” This is a common adage that we have all heard at one point or another during our lifetime. I assume that we all believe that it is true, but have we really thought how we can use this reality to our advantage as athletes, trainers, and coaches? I’ll never forget the many pieces of advice that my mentors have given me over the years and how much I wish I would’ve used their experiences to help myself along the way, especially when I was in high school and college. I’ll never forget my high school basketball coach telling me not to get too involved with a serious girlfriend while in high school because he said I would change a lot throughout the years and it would make college much more difficult because of the distance. Of course, as a “know-it-all, things will be different for me” eighteen year old, I didn’t listen even though my coach had been speaking from experience Instead, I kept the serious relationship and took on the challenges of managing a long distance arrangement while trying to maintain a high average at a prestigious academic school and playing Division 1 athletics. The result?…

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Why Choose the Total Gym?
Exercises , Health / July 19, 2009

Could it be another infomercial? Another excuse or exercise contraption to get you warm up but later to gather dust. A bunch of celebrities who get some benefits in pretending to use the fitness equipment. We have heard and seen it all. Nothing really works and just buying the equipment doesn’t help us get that slim body we crave. If you think there is nothing new under the sun, think again. The Total Gym is actually the real deal; it lives up to the testimonials on its infomercial and it helps to sculpt your body so quickly that you will actually use it. The Total Gym is an amazing total-body fitness machine that allows you to get a full body workout in just minutes a day. Within two weeks of using this machine, you’ll see results in your entire body. With this machine, many different components of fitness are combined into one machine. For example, you can get your cardio, strength and flexibility at once with the Total Gym. Bookmark and Share: Tags: exercise, Fitness, Gym, total gym, workout

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Build Your Chest Muscles Like A Professional
Exercises / June 3, 2009

If you have ever wondered how to build your chest muscles, this article gives a nice overview. A plan for building chest muscles like a professional bodybuilder can easily be started from this information. The hard part comes when you try to implement the routine. Can you really keep it up? Give it a try. The results will be stagering. Completing a weightlifting program six days a week is difficult for many reasons, but if you have the time and desire you will be glad to know that it is doable. You may and should want to contact a trainer to layout a program. If you feel confident in doing so yourself, go ahead and get started. It is a lot of iron pumping, with both machine and free weights. Bookmark and Share: Tags: build your chest, Chest, chest muscles, how to build your chest, Muscles, professional bodybuilder

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What is Physical Therapy and Apta Physical Therapy
Exercises , Health / March 14, 2009

The practice of physical therapy is utlized to assist patients with certain conditions and in some cases provide an alternative to or work together with surgical intervention. There are a wide range of settings in which physical therapists can choose to practice. For example they may work at hospitals, schools, fitness centers, retirement homes and even their own private physical therapy clinics. Bookmark and Share: Tags: Apta Physical Therapy, Fitness, Health, Physical Therapy

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Better Living Through Dahn Yoga
Exercises , Health / November 20, 2008

Combining many things such as stretching as well as training the mind and body, meditative breathing and other techniques is what Dahn yoga involves as well as involving energy awareness training. The process is for the ones involved in practicing yoga can gain a high level of potential for their own well being. Ilchi Lee is the creator of Dahn yoga and is known to be a high effective way of exercise for the people who are inspired by it’s affect and it’s ability to cause a pleasant feeling in the practitioner. Dahn Hak is the established term for Dahn yoga. When translated, it signifies the study of energy. In the Korean language, Hak signifies the study of a specific theory or philosophy, whereas Dahn signifies the essential, ancient energy which is intrinsic in all life forms. Combined, the term signifies the study of the energy and the system of energy for the goal of individual self development and well-being. The literal translation is a very clear-cut indication of what the ritual is all about, as people are looking to enhance their capacity to control the power of the body and the Spirit. During this type of extremely intense training,…

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Cardio Workouts To Lose Fat
Exercises , Health , Weight Loss / September 29, 2008

To lose fat naturally, you can’t beat cardiovascular exercise. Doing cardio will boost your heart rate and burn calories. Running, jogging, and working out on an elliptical machine are all great ways to do cardio workouts. If you find these forms of cardio to boring you can participate in a sport to get your exercise in. Try to do some cardio work at least 5 times a week for 30 to 45 minutes to get rid of those extra pounds. Bookmark and Share:

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Gaining Bench Pressing Strength Can Be Easier
Exercises / August 21, 2008

Any chest workout routine is sure to include the bench press. Even though the bench press doesn’t involve as many muscle groups as the squat or dead-lift, it’s the exercise most weight trainers want to gain strength on. if you do certain things, Gaining Bench Pressing Strength can be made easier. First off, you need to perform the exercise with proper form, and make sure not to drop the weight on your pecs to bounce it up a bit or raise your butt off the bench to decrease the distance you have to lift the weight. You also need to give yourself enough rest between bench press workouts to build more chest strength. Bookmark and Share:

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