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May 13th, 2013

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Minimizing Injuries Through Fitness

It is first and foremost important to have a routine physical before you jump right into any kind of fitness. A doctor will be able to give you healthy limitations if there are any that apply to you personally. Once you get started It is important to start easy and work your way up to […]

Apr 19th, 2013

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Building Shoulder Strength: Part III

No one wants to become injured but lets face it, injuries do happen. If you do become injured it is very important to look at the vitamins and minerals that your body needs to aid with your recovery. Here is a brief overview of what your body needs in the time of an injury even […]

Apr 17th, 2013

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Building Stronger Shoulders Part II

It’s of no coincidence that the BBB has awarded us as the training studio with the fewest injury reports (zero!) in the Saint Louis metro area. We understand the complexities of the issues that our clients face and work with them to figure out the best approach for their individual needs. In Michael’s previous post […]

Apr 16th, 2013

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Building Shoulder Strength: Part I

We received a question from our friend and owner of “ Community Acupuncture of St. Louis John Schmieder. I have a client who has had shoulder reconstructive surgery. He has lost a huge amount of muscle mass and has asked me about rehabing his strength and regaining his muscle mass. Can you help with that? […]

Apr 11th, 2013

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PHASE TWO OF BACK REHAB

As I discussed in my last blog on “Bad Backs” the first step is to develop full range of motion. Now its time to develop some strength. This can be done in several ways but my experience after a sever back injury is to begin with using your body as resistance. we will focus first on […]

Apr 8th, 2013

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Why CrossFit Might Not Be For You

By now I’m sure you have heard of CrossFit and if you haven’t already had a friend trying to get you to try it out, you soon will. It is the hottest fittest craze right now and only gaining in popularity with the quick results it promises, but will those results last and how much […]

Apr 3rd, 2013

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WHEN TO USE ICE OR HEAT ON SORENESS AFTER YOUR WORKOUT

  Understanding how to treat your body is crucial to your next workout.  Here are a few rules that my 23 years of doing this has taught me.   1.       There is a difference between pain and sore. Pain would be sharp or stabbing while sore is heavy, burning and tight.  Understanding the difference is important.   2.       When […]

Mar 19th, 2013

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Five fitness myths you need to know

  A lot of people tell me regularly that they don’t do things for this reason or that reason.   90 % of the time its myth and not fact that guides them.   1. Perspiration reflects calories burned. This just isn’t true, sweat is simply the body releasing heat and has no direct comparison […]

Mar 13th, 2013

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Five ways to begin to be fit after a back injury

Believe me I know how it is. I am still feeling the affects of a sever back trauma from 10 years ago. But have no fear, you can bounce back. Here are a few helpful hints that will help you get there. 1.  Stay active: Once you are released by your doctor you need to get […]

Mar 12th, 2013

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Treadmill Tips

1. Don’t Skip the Warm-Up Because It’s Warmer Outside. It is very easy to just run out the door on a nice day and start running. Unfortunately, your muscles may not share quite the same enthusiasm as your brain. Warm your body up with five to ten minutes of dynamic stretching before you head outside. […]