Category Archives: Injuries and Conditions

Cramping During Exercise
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How to Avoid and Treat Muscle Cramps Holy Cramp! I knew better.  As I’m walking up the steps to the cardio deck at my gym while fuddling with my mp3 player, I was thinking, “I don’t have time to warm … Continue reading

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Multi-Level Marketing and Fitness
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Get Rich Quick, Get Fit Quick – Really? Commentary Those who know me, know that I am an entrepreneur.  I like having my own businesses.  I’ve started both traditional businesses and have been involved in a few MLMs (Multi-Level Marketing).   … Continue reading

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Exercise and Sore Muscles
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Delayed Onset Muscle Sorenessis a the pain that comes the day or two after you’ve trained really hard or tried a new exercise. What’s happening is that you are causing tiny tears, called micro-trauma, to the muscle fibers when you are asking your muscles to do something they haven’t done before or, at least, in a long time. Continue reading

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Exercises for Love Handles and Sagging “Girls”
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More Scooby Doo Mysteries Solved Okay, before the two friends that submitted questions via Facebook have heart failure, I’m changing their names to… hmmm… “Daphne” and “Velma” to protect the guilty.  Both Daphne and Velma (friends from a looonnngg time ago) submitted great … Continue reading

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Why People Don’t See Results from Working Out In the Gym
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“Please don’t be too hard on me.” So she walks up to the training desk and says, “I haven’t worked out since last October because “Bruiser” (not his real name) was too hard on me.  Sometimes my heart would beat too fast … Continue reading

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Slow Down Your Reps for Better Results
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Phases: Concentric Vs. Eccentric I see it every day.  People come into the the gym and try to set speed records lifting low amounts of weight.  They wonder why they aren’t making any progress towards their goals of losing weight … Continue reading

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Yawning While Exercising
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What I discovered is that there is really no hard evidence as to what causes excessive yawning during exercise bouts, but that it could be the precursor to a more serious medical problem that should be checked out by a doctor.

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