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The Life Lift
There is possibly more confusion surrounding the deadlift than any other exercise. Deadlifts are bad for your back Deadlifts are good for your back Deadlifts are leg exercises Deadlifts ar....
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Training Is No Place for A Religious Argument!
As a team of medical professionals, strength and conditioning specialists and behavioral scientists, we cannot believe how many people are stuck on a single training method. To them, their performanc....
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What is Core Training?
What is core training? Why is it so misunderstood? The other day, we noticed an individual performing a one arm handstand and noted his balance and excellent core stability. He replied that core s....
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Stability vs. Mobility
As medical professionals, strength and conditioning professionals, yoga instructors and athletes, we find ourselves in a position where there is always a debate about mobility and stability. Here i....
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Why I Get My Butt and Groin Massaged as Often As possible
By Mike Gibbs, NP, MSN, MBA, CSCS, RYT-200 I have a tremendous degree of back pain. Yes, I have numerous herniated disks which cause nerve pain traveling down my legs. That’s the pain we get fr....
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The Nine Best Supplements to Help You Achieve Elite Performance
By: Michael Gibbs, NP, MSN, MBA, CSCS, RYT-200 Building a better athlete all comes down to training, nutrition and recovery. Nutrition is vital to both exercise performance and exercise recovery. ....
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Training, Nutrition, and Recovery
By: Michael Gibbs, NP, MSN, MBA, CSCS, RYT-200 When building a better athlete, it all comes down to training, nutrition and recovery. Nutrition is so vital to both exercise performance and exercise....
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What is Strength and Conditioning?
By: Michael Gibbs, NP, MSN, MBA, CSCS, RYT-200 We constantly get asked what exercises will make your arms grow, or what will make your butt bigger, or how to get six-pack abs. We always have the s....
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What is Tactical Conditioning
By: Michael Gibbs, NP, MSN, MBA, CSCS, RYT-200 I began my career as a paramedic. I was constantly getting injured, as were all my colleagues in the fire department and police department. I worked....
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Olympic Lifting
By: Michael Gibbs, NP, MSN, MBA, CSCS, RYT-200 As medical professionals and strength and conditioning coaches, we find so many perspectives on Olympic Lifting. To start out our discussion, we wi....
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What is Mobility and Why is it So Important?
By: Michael Gibbs, NP, MSN, MBA, CSCS, RYT-200 First, we would like to tell you our definition of mobility –And that is the ability to be able to move freely and easily in any manner that life or....
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Creatine
One of the most controversial topics in fitness and health and wellness is related to supplementation. Many would argue that supplements are unnecessary while others can’t imagine exercise without s....
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Obesity – Perhaps The Most Serious Medical Condition Of All
We view obesity as perhaps the biggest health crisis in the world. According to the CDC, adult obesity rates in the US are almost 40%. That’s an incredible number. The worst part is that obesity con....
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Sugar May Be the Worst Food in the World
Obesity and Diabetes may be the largest health risks in the modern world. Here is why obesity and diabetes contribute so many serious medical conditions. One thing we do know is that there is a st....
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