Practicing What I Preach

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You always hear the analogies of how the person in a specific profession is usually the worst case scenario in that field.  For example, the plumber usually needs quite a bit of plumbing work in his own house, the accountant usually needs to fix his own finances, and for me, the Corrective Exercise Specialist, well.., […]

Midlife Muscle Hypertrophy Phase: Shoulders 12/30/18

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The shoulder girdle, consisting of the humerus, scapula, clavicle, the ribs, sternum, combine to create the glenohumeral joint, the acromioclavicular joint, the sternoclavicular joint, and the scapulothoracic joint.  , which creates the opportunity for potential shoulder problems that arise from repetitive overhead use and forward head and shoulder posture (Clark and Lucett, 2011).  The motion […]

Midlife Muscle: Hypertrophy Phase – Back and Biceps 12/28/18

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December 28th 2018 Goal:  Hypertrophy Phase (The increasing in volume of the muscle fibers). Workout Plan:  High volume sessions (Volume = weight x repetitions) Note:  This workout would be considered intermediate to advanced.  If you are a beginner, select weights that are moderate and cut the amount of sets in half. Duration of current phase:  […]

Exercise and the Baby Boom Generation: Research Overview

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Exercise for Older Populations: Our baby boom generation, which is age 65 and older, is approximately doubling between the years of 2000 and 2030, as they enter full maturity.  This brings to light at huge classification of people that will require the need to stay active and healthy to help minimize aging health issues that […]