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This Week I….. – Lipstick, Lettuce & Lycra – Fitness Article

This Week I….. – Lipstick, Lettuce & Lycra Hi there! How’s things? I genuinely can’t believe we’re so far into December already. Where does the time go? Etc, etc. My Sunday this week consists of a client session at the gym, then rewarding myself with a trip to TK Maxx in the hope that they have some candles I can waste my money on. I’ll then be having a very quiet Sunday evening as I have an early start tomorrow.…

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The Lady Fellrunner: Dovedale Dash! – Running Fitness Article

The Lady Fellrunner: Dovedale Dash! The Lady Fellrunner: Dovedale Dash! Dovedale Dash! Having read about the Dovedale Dash in the summer I was intrigued to see what a fell race with over 1000 entrants would be like.  It sounded fun with a river crossing, varied terrain and fancy dress encouraged!  Little did I realise back in August that it would be 5 degrees with a windchill of about -2 on the day!   Myself, Caz, Lucas and Louise (all fellow…

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Holiday teamTRAINING Singles – Healthworks Fitness – Fitness Article

Holiday teamTRAINING Singles – Healthworks Fitness Participant warrants represent and agree that he/she is in good physical condition and that he/she has no disability, impairment or ailment preventing him/her from engaging in active or passive exercise. Participant further warrants that he/she has consulted his/her physician and has not been diagnosed with and is not aware of any medical condition that may place the Participant at increased risk of injury or death from engaging in exercise at the level consistent with…

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Are you wasting time? – Box33 Adaptive Strength – Workout Fitness Article

Are you wasting time? – Box33 Adaptive Strength Are you wasting your time joining a gym in December? Should you just wait till the New Year? Did you know that the average Australian maintains their body weight for 11 months of the year? Can you guess which month they put on weight? December… Yes, December. Right now! And on average you will put on 2kg in December alone. But you can always start in January right? Have a New Year’s…

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Polestar Pilates Educator Highlight: Mirko Turla – Pilates Fitness Article

Polestar Pilates Educator Highlight: Mirko Turla In your own words – describe “the Spirit of Polestar” “Education in correct movement through knowledge, passion, curiosity and kindness.” What Three Words come to mind when you think of “Polestar Pilates” Experience, Intelligence, Cutting edge What do you love about teaching Pilates? I love being able to help others reduce or eliminate body pains, improve their movements and their relationship with their bodies. I truly believe that this ultimately translates into a happier…

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Trigger Point Therapy – Treating Pectineus – Nielasher.com – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Trigger Point Therapy – Treating Pectineus – Nielasher.com   General Advice for Clients Modify activities until trigger points diminish. Avoid repetitive hip adduction/flexion, some yoga positions (such as lotus). Avoid sitting cross-legged. Use direct finger pressure, stretching techniques, balls, and/or a pressure tool. Regular gentle stretching may be useful.  Links Find a Trigger Point Professional in your area More Articles About ITB Syndrome More Articles About Groin Pain More Articles About Hip Injuries and Treatment Online Hip Course – Stuart Hinds…

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Badger CrossFit | November Committed Club (2019) – Crossfit Fitness Article

Badger CrossFit | November Committed Club (2019) Things are continuing to heat up as we enter winter and the last few weeks of 2019! Congratulations to a huge group of members for their dedication to training, wellbeing, and health! Being a part of the committed club is an honor and a testament to fitness performance gains. The more you’re at Badger CrossFit, the closer you are to your goals! Many came, but didn’t RSVP and Check-in to classes.  To be a…

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Jepchirchir Wins Saitama, Yugeta Breaks Own 60+ WR, Yamaguchi Breaks Own Nara CR – Running Fitness Article

Jepchirchir Wins Saitama, Yugeta Breaks Own 60+ WR, Yamaguchi Breaks Own Nara CR Two of Japan’s main year-ending marathons celebrated anniversary runnings this year, with the Saitama International Marathon holding its 5th edition and the Nara Marathon marking ten years.Former half marathon world record holder Peres Jepchirchir (Kenya) dropped the competition at 30 km to win in Saitama. Within the first kilometer an all-African lead group had left top Japanese entrants Kaori Yoshida (Team RxL) and Kasumi Yoshida (Nitori), and…

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VICKY’S ULTRARUNNING ADVENTURES: Let’s make a start – Running Fitness Article

VICKY’S ULTRARUNNING ADVENTURES: Let’s make a start It’s been a while since I blogged. That’s pretty much because I have gone from one injury to another, and barely able to run. And let’s face it, nobody wants to read about somebody whining about their injuries all the time – because I am a pretty whiny injured person – I’m not really a ‘look on the bright side’ practical problem-solving injured runner when it’s been month after month.  So no moaning…

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5 Tips on How to Choose the Right Nomad Backpack – Fitness Article

5 Tips on How to Choose the Right Nomad Backpack For many of us, a nomadic lifestyle could be heaven. Imagine working remotely from a Balinese beach or a street café in Paris while sipping your favorite coffee, what’s not to like about it? Today, a digital nomad is becoming a common term, with some people embarking on this new lifestyle that allows them to get from one continent to another while being able to execute their work online from…

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Ways to Stay Motivated During the Holidays | Holiday Fitness – Fitness Article

Ways to Stay Motivated During the Holidays | Holiday Fitness Don’t look now, but your schedule is about to get jam-packed with office cookie parties, Aunt Mae’s pre-pre-Thanksgiving feast, and a subsequent four days of leftovers. But that’s just the last week of November. December? Well, you can see pretty quickly how your health and nutrition might go out the window before 2020. But it doesn’t have to be that way.  To offer some food for thought today, we’ve got…

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15 Dark & Intense Songs For Pole Dance Routines – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

15 Dark & Intense Songs For Pole Dance Routines This post was last updated on October 5th, 2019Are you constantly looking for new songs for pole dance routines? Are you also fed up with the same old songs being played in pole studios? We’ve put together this multi-genre list of intense, dark, or melodic songs for pole dance routines to give you some inspiration. We’ve kept it multi-genre to suit everyone’s needs, but we have more playlists which are genre-specific…

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7 Key Takeaway Points From Our Run With Ease Workshop – Pilates Fitness Article

7 Key Takeaway Points From Our Run With Ease Workshop What an amazing running event at our Clonskeagh studio!Our Sold-out RUN WITH EASE workshop was such a success. We packed out our Clonskeagh studio on a Sunday afternoon with running enthusiasts.In case you missed it or need a refresh on some of the pointers from the day, from our Co-founder, Milena Jaksic or our Lead Physiotherapist, Ben Doyle, here are a few key things to remember for your next run.KEY…

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Can PTAs Do Progress Notes? (And Other PTA and OTA Questions) – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Can PTAs Do Progress Notes? (And Other PTA and OTA Questions) Recently, we’ve received a whole lot of questions about what physical therapist assistants (PTAs) and occupational therapy assistants (OTAs) can and cannot do in practice—likely because many practice owners are re-evaluating staff roles and clinic operations in preparation of the Medicare reimbursement reduction for assistant-provided services, which takes effect in 2022. (Keep in mind, though, that providers need to begin affixing specific modifiers to assistant-provided services on January 1,…

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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7TH – Potrero Hill CrossFit – Crossfit Fitness Article

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7TH – Potrero Hill CrossFit 06 Dec SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7TH Posted at 20:26h in WOD by Carlos Pantoja WORKOUT OF THE DAYAMRAP X 2030 Pull-ups30 Power CLean20 C2B Pull-up20 Thrusters10 Bar MU10 OHS Lv1: 75/55Lv2: 105/70Lv3: 135/95____________________________________________________________LITE N’ TITEAMRAP X 25100 DU250M Row20 DB Step-up250M Row20 DB Thrusters250M Row20 Renegade Row L3: 35/25 CURRENT WEEK PROGRAMMING Log your scores on Beyond the WhiteboardDon’t have a BTWB WOD Logging Account? Click Here and join CrossFit Potrero Hill, we provide…

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RunnerDude’s Blog: Stretching and Rolling: Important and Often Ignored – Running Fitness Article

RunnerDude’s Blog: Stretching and Rolling: Important and Often Ignored How many times have you finished that long run, hopped in the car, only to hobble out once you get home. Stretching. We all know we need to do it, but few of us ever do or do so on a consistent basis. The underlying benefit to stretching is flexibility. The more flexible you are, the less tight you are. The less tight you are, the less risk of injury. Stretching helps prepare…

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Five Animal Movements for Strength and Conditioning – Calisthenics Fitness Article

Five Animal Movements for Strength and Conditioning Part of what makes calisthenics training so much fun is how it helps us reconnect with our animal instincts. Crawling, climbing, running and jumping are hardwired into our DNA. There’s just something special that happens when we tap into our primal roots. It feels good to move! The realm of bodyweight training is not limited to strength based movements like push-ups and pull-ups, or even advanced skills like the human flag or handstand.…

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Friday Faves – The Fitnessista – Fitness Article

Friday Faves – The Fitnessista Hey hey! Happy Friday! What are you up to this weekend? P and I are taking the dogs to get haircuts – they need it, big time – and we’re looking forward to visiting the Botanical Garden’s Luminaria Nights, spending time with cousins, and possibly seeing Frozen 2 again. (I didn’t love it nearly as much as the first but the girls went crazy for it.) I’m going to catch a 30-minute Peloton class later…

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7 Healthy Foods to Improve Digestion – Fitness Article

7 Healthy Foods to Improve Digestion We often hear people complain of pain in the stomach caused by undigested food. Most times, the pain subsides within a day or two. But what causes the food to go undigested? Indigestion is usually caused due to functional problem of the gastrointestinal tract. Indigestion is also caused by certain medical conditions and lifestyle factors. In order to keep indigestion at bay, add the following foods to your everyday diet in order to get…

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7 Easy Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatments – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

7 Easy Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatments Sponsored Content: This video contains paid product placement. Thank you to Workvie for sponsoring this video and providing Doctor Jo with a free Vegan Lidocaine Roll On to use. If you purchase products from these Amazon Associate links/ads, Doctor Jo will earn a commission. Click here and use code 20DOCTORJO to get 20% off a 2Pack of Workvie Lidocaine Roll On like I used in the video. These Carpal Tunnel Syndrome treatments are great…

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BoxLife Competitor’s Training #666 | BoxLife Magazine – Crossfit Fitness Article

BoxLife Competitor’s Training #666 | BoxLife Magazine Cycle: Strength + Base Endurance Week 4 of 8: Saturday WeightliftingPart 1Every 2 Minutes for 6 RoundsComplex: 1 Power Clean + 1 Power Position Power Clean + 1 Jerk@ 60-85% of Max Clean & Jerk Part 2Every 2 Minutes for 5 RoundsIncreasing Weight From Part 11 Power CleanIncrease to Max 95% of Max Clean & Jerk Gymnastics/Strength4 Sets5 Bar Muscle-ups6-8 Strict Barbell Shoulder Presses10-20 Pull-upsRest as needed b/w sets. 4 Sets10-15 Strict Handstand…

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How to avoid a disastrous WEIGHT CUT – Gym Fitness Article

How to avoid a disastrous WEIGHT CUT Are your wrestlers cutting weight the WRONG way? Ah, yes…the proverbial elephant in the room – weight cutting.  Personally I am a huge proponent of wrestlers NOT cutting weight, particularly at the high school or youth level, but until we have a major culture change it will remain a part of the sport.  Even if an athlete is not cutting a large amount of weight the reality of being stuck between two weights…

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The Goal Orientated Woman by Power BAR Women’s Fitness of Dallas Tx – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

The Goal Orientated Woman by Power BAR Women’s Fitness of Dallas Tx Why are goals so important and what if you really have no idea what you want to work towards?     Setting goals can be incredibly overwhelming if you take it all in one big gulp. Don’t put the weight of the world on your shoulders by trying to set the rest of your life in stone in one sitting. That is unreasonable and very unrealistic because life is…

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Top 4 Fridays! 4 Triceps Rehab Exercises | Modern Manual Therapy Blog – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Top 4 Fridays! 4 Triceps Rehab Exercises | Modern Manual Therapy Blog 🧠The triceps brachii muscle is a large muscle located on the posterior aspect of the upper arm that works to extend the elbow. The long head of the muscle also contributes to shoulder extension. Reposted with permission from Dr. Tom Walters @rehabscience – 🔎Irritation of the triceps tendon (tendinopathy) near its insertion on the back side of the elbow can occur when training demand surpasses the capacity of…

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Saturday 12.7.19 – Crossfit Fitness Article

Saturday 12.7.19 Kicking Ass Into Our 90’s! OPEN – PERFORMANCE – FITNESS“Hot & Heavy”Teams of 3, AMRAP 30:60 Calorie Row50 Pull-ups40 Power Cleans30 Thrusters Round 1: 95/65Round 2: 115/85Round 3: 135/95Round 4: 155/105Round 5: 175/115   Post Score to Comments Box BriefThis Thursday is CFNE’s Winter Social! All the details are:7pm at Buttercup in NatickOpen bar and apps$25 for ticketsTickets can be bought at the front desk or at the door See you all there! This is only a snippet…

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What Is Mindful Eating? – Gym Fitness Article

What Is Mindful Eating? Marian Weyo / ShutterstockWhat It Is Followers of mindful eating strive to recognize feelings of hunger and desires, listening to what their bodies want to eat while keeping in mind basic nutrition tenets like protein intake. The Pros There’s no calorie counting, no banned foods, and a lot less obsessing. “Counting calories, macros, or points is not only exhausting but can be tedious. Listening to your body is more realistic,” says Lisa R. Young, Ph.D., R.D.N.…

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Iffley Road Apparel Performance Review » Believe in the Run – Running Fitness Article

Iffley Road Apparel Performance Review » Believe in the Run What You Need To Know Premium apparel that’s made in England from high-quality materials Vintage design with a modern touch Excellent fit and construction, with great attention to detail   JARRETT: Iffley Road is the Oxford track where Roger Bannister broke the 4-minute mile. It’s also the name of a British apparel brand owned by a husband and wife team, both runners, both from England. In 2012 the creators of…

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Silentish Saturday! | The Hungry Runner Girl – Running Fitness Article

Silentish Saturday! | The Hungry Runner Girl Off to Sacramento this morning! Yesterday started off with 2 miles and some strides at a bit faster than marathon pace (4 x 20 seconds).  The 2 miles felt awful but the strides felt amazing. Only one more mile to run today! Went to Runner’s Corner! Donuts and running… she understands happiness. All of the relaxation on the couch with the kids. I think she knows we are leaving. Sure going to miss…

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» The Point Diner (Somers Point) FueledByLOLZ – Running Fitness Article

» The Point Diner (Somers Point) FueledByLOLZ The Point Diner (Somers Point, NJ)Recently I was in Somers Point and wanted to go to a new diner. I’ve been to the Windjammer several times and decided to switch it up and go to the Point Diner.  This Point Diner isn’t to be confused with the Point Diner in Fairview or the Point 40 Diner in Monroeville. When I got to the Point Diner on a Sunday for lunch, it wasn’t too…

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Episode 212: Chris McDougall – Lindsey Hein – Running Fitness Article

Episode 212: Chris McDougall – Lindsey Hein If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!https://media.blubrry.com/lindseyhein/p/content.blubrry.com/lindseyhein/chrismcdougall.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Email | RSS Chris McDougall is the author of the wildly popular book “Born to Run.” He most recently released the book “Running with Sherman” and is making the book tour rounds. (I have read both and they are both wonderful!) Running with Sherman is the story…

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