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Tag Archives: strengthening
Many athletes use pain as the end point of an exercise workout, measuring their success by degree of soreness. The body gives many signals letting you know you are nearing your safe limits of exercise. You just have to become … Continue reading
From a Chinese medicine point of view, brain function rests upon the healthy functioning of major organs of the body. There is no easy solution but improving each of your organ systems through proper nutrition, exercise, sleep and stress management goes a long way to preventing brain dysfunction. Continue reading
Recently while working with a patient with weakness in her legs, I noticed she tended to “flop down” into the chair. Always looking for efficient ways to incorporate strengthening into daily movements, I suggested she sit without flopping because it … Continue reading
Diet: To understand what a good diet is, educate yourself about nutrition. Try to read several different books and look for common advice, then determine what works for you. For example, everyone needs to eat a specific combination of different … Continue reading
Strength training targets muscle. Basically, it stimulates the body to add more muscle fibers in a muscle unit, thus making it easier to produce more power in a single contraction. Strength training is accomplished by giving the muscle a bigger … Continue reading