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Warm Up

Warm Up

The Warm Up: What It Should (& shouldn’t) Include  The goal of the warm-up is simple enough, we want to prepare the body to perform dynamic, ideally explosive, powerful movements without injury. In the past, this has involved warming up with light aerobic exercise...

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Type 2 Diabetes and Exercise

Type 2 Diabetes and Exercise

 Type 2 Diabetes and Exercise Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes making up to 90-5% of cases according to the Centre for Disease Control (CDC). It develops slowly over a period of time making the subtle onset of symptoms difficult to pick up and while...

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Cervicogenic Headache

Cervicogenic Headache

WHAT IS A CERVOCOGENIC HEADACHE There are many causes of headaches – from migraine to tension headaches to those which are caused by irritation of the upper neck. Just as nerves in the lower back radiate into the legs and the nerves of the lower neck radiate into the...

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Foot and Ankle Plyometrics

Foot and Ankle Plyometrics

Foot and Ankle Plyometrics This is where we take all the mobility, control and strength from a combination of the stretches and exercises in our previous calf posts and we add SPEED. So, what happens when you add speed? There’s an interesting feature of our muscles...

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Calf Stretches

Calf Stretches

3 Stretches For Your Calves Here are 3 calf stretches that target different parts of the calf group which I frequently use before conditioning exercises. Now, why is it so important to have good mobility at the ankle? Stiffness of the ankle can contribute to a number...

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