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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 same response. We ask these individuals which they would prefer. Would you prefer t...
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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 recovery. Unfortunately, nutrition is often misunderstood.

This article is abo...
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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. Certain dietary supplements can also help athletic performance.

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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 from herniated disks—but what about this back pain. When there are herniated disks or de...
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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 is the debate:

If your body is not stable in the right areas, you will likely ge...
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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 stability is silly and that the handstand doesn’t involve the core. He thought it was al...
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