FITNESS ARTICLES


MobilityTraining

Posture is not a very interesting subject. In fact, the only people who find posture exciting are drill instructors and Pilates teachers! For the rest of us, standing or sitting up straight is pretty far down our list of things we like to do. However, despite being a dull topic of conversation, posture is very important. Poor posture puts excess stress on your muscles and joints and can lead to pain. A large percentage of shoulder, neck, and back pain is directly attributable to poor posture. Poor posture can also adversely affect your athletic performance. You also look like a...

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Training

How many pull-ups and push-ups can you do? 10? 20? 50? Whatever the number is, your answer should be "not enough!" After all, there is always room for improvement. These exercises are so beneficial that increasing your numbers will invariably have a positive impact on your performance, your physique, or both. What is the best way to get better at pull-ups and push-ups? Including them in your workouts is an excellent place to start. Make both of these exercises the cornerstone of your upper body training, and you should see some decent progress. But what if I told you that...

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Training

Running is arguably the best way to develop cardiovascular fitness for military operations. It’s functional, scalable, accessible, and requires no specialist equipment or skill. It’s no wonder that virtually every branch of the armed services places such an emphasis on running. However, running can also be hard on your joints and is a leading cause of acute and chronic injury.  Here are four simple ways to prevent running injuries, leaving you free to enjoy all the benefits of this beneficial workout.  #1. ADHERE TO THE 10% RULE They say that rules are meant to be broken but break this rule...

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MindsetTraining

As another year passes, now is the time to celebrate all of the great accomplishments you made in 2018. At the same time, it is also important to start planning for the future. There truly is no rest for the wicked and when it comes to most things in life, there is no such thing as maintaining.

Life is like a stream, and you’re either paddling like hell to move forward or.....

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