functional training

Slosh Pipe Basics and Benefits – Workout Fitness Article

Slosh Pipe Basics and Benefits by Vincent Metzo, MA, LMT, CSCS Strengthening the trunk muscles and the body’s core has become a prevalent subject over the last 20 years. When we look at the use of unstable surfaces (physioballs a.k.a. Swedish balls, balance disks/platforms, Bosu balls, etc.) and the use of unstable objects to lift (slosh pipes, slosh balls, weights suspended from bars, etc.) the topics of upper and lower extremity strengthening, and that of stabilizing muscles at the shoulder…

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What have I been doing lately? – Fitness Article

Hi everybody, how are you? Have you missed me? Some of you may have wondered what I’ve been doing lately because I have not blogged as often as I used to. As many of you already know, my father suffers from Alzheimer’s and it has worsened in recent months. From the caregiver’s point of view, it is mentally draining. Everything is routine and repetition, day after day. So I started to feel like I needed to get away from other…

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Better Strength Training Is Just One Step Away (BodyBuilding.Com Feature) – Intrinsic Strength Training® – Workout Fitness Article

Make this simple change to movements you’re probably already doing, and you’ll feel a difference instantly. If you’re looking to make your stale training more dynamic, read this!In life, the majority of our movement is done with what’s called a “gait pattern.” Most or all of our body weight is on one leg, while the opposite leg is traveling. With each step, the position of the entire body changes. Your foot position changes your pelvic position, which changes your spinal…

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Athletic Weight Training – Forward Step Row to Rear Rotating Overhead Press – Intrinsic Strength Training® – Workout Fitness Article

Athletic Weight Training – Forward Step Row to Rear Rotating Overhead Press – Intrinsic Strength Training® I love two things, rowing and pressing. Combine the two for an athletic twist #SpineStrong #IntrinsicStrength This exercise is challenging, especially on my non dominant side. Step 1. Take a forward step lunge while simultaneously reaching the weight towards the ground. Decelerate the body.(Angelo’s Advice) Focus on controlling and slowing down the body with your stance leg and maintaining a strong posture. Step 2 – Press…

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