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5 Reasons Direct Rotator Cuff Exercises are Necessary in a Strength Training Program

Nowadays, pretty much everyone has rounded shoulders – which means that the scapulae are winged out. When a shoulder blade isn’t sitting right, the rotator cuff muscles that attach to that scapula are at a mechanical disadvantage because they are outside of their ideal length-tension relationship for creating force; it’s analogous to trying to shoot a cannon from a canoe.
August 23, 2016

What Muscles Does the Vertical Knee Raise Work Out?

The vertical knee raise, an advanced core exercise performed while suspended from parallel bars, targets the ab muscles, specifically the rectus abdominis. However, the vertical knee raise only thoroughly works the abdominal muscles if you perform the movement correctly and through its complete range of motion. If performed with a limited range of motion, the exercise provides significantly less benefit to the ab muscles.
August 2, 2016

10 Things to Consider Before Choosing a Personal Trainer

Congratulations! You've decided to take the next step on your fitness journey and work with a professional who can help you reach your health and wellness goals. Not only does having the support of a personal trainer keep you more motivated and accountable when it comes to weekly workouts, but he or she can also play a role in helping you maximize your time at the gym, prevent injury and see more consistent results.
September 20, 2015

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