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Category: Exercise Fitness

What is Strength?


There is no longer any question:  Engaging ourselves in a systematic strength training program throughout adulthood can make us healthier, more capable, and more energetic than we would be if we did not participate in this endeavor.  Decades of research confirm this.  However, buried within this assertion are two important requirements: To be effective, a strength training program must be systematic,...

• August 2, 2011  

Achieving Spinal Fitness


During my first few years of practice in the 1980s, I noticed a disturbing trend.  After examining thousands of patients repeatedly during this time period, it was evident that a majority were rapidly losing strength and flexibility of their spinal muscles.   From month to month, I could actually feel a progressive loss of muscle tonus and an increase in fat...

• May 24, 2011  
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