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The Importance of Flexibility

In Health Tips by Cheyenne Whitburn

By: Kendall Brand Flexibility is often overlooked when it comes to working out, you complete your hard work out and head home. Flexibility is a lot more important than many may know. We need flexibility to be able to move, to reach up to the top shelf to grab food, or to bend down to do laundry. Without flexibility these …

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10 Principals of Fascial Stretch Therapy

In FST, Health Tips by Jarid

Author: Kendall Brand What is Fascial Stretch Therapy? FST is a modified proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation flexibility system. It involves stabilization straps to assess and remove restrictions to movement in joints, muscles, fascia and the nervous system. FST is hands-on and results are quicker and more thorough than traditional, isolated stretching. FST involves traction in various positions and planes, traction is …

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Why is High-Intensity Interval Training Trending

In Health Tips, High Intensity Interval Training by JaridLeave a Comment

One of the hottest trends in the fitness world today is High-Intensity Interval training (HIIT).  This is the type of training seen in workout regimes like crossfit or p90x. What is HIIT exactly?  High-intensity Interval training  is basically bursts of almost maximal effort training followed by short periods of less intense exercise.  High Intensity exercises can include all sorts of …