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4 Mobility Exercises to Get You Back in the Gym

As some gyms across the US are reopening, it’s tempting to jump right back into your former workout routine.

But be mindful – your body needs time to transition back into those higher intensity training sessions. These four mobility exercises can give you a new “functional” range of motion that you will definitely feel as you ease back into your fitness routine.

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Do Male Athletes & Fitness Experts Change Their Routines After 35?

After 15-20 years of hard training, your body feels different and it may be time to rethink your fitness routine. Joints hurt. Mobility suffers.You may be at a crossroads, but refuse to start taking it “easier”. I get it. For me, I routinely use microcycles (weekly training) or mesocycles (4-6 week blocks) to focus on areas I need to improve, including hypertrophy, strength and speed, and hodge podge exercises.

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4 Outdoor Exercises to Boost Vitamin D

Unfortunately, vitamin D deficiencies are incredibly common. If you aren’t getting enough of this necessary nutrient, you’re at risk of developing serious health problems. While diet changes and supplements can help, regular sweat sessions outdoors are a great way to boost your vitamin D levels and decrease your risk of disease

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Heart rate variability can be tracked by wearable technology

10 Ways to Raise Your HRV Score

Tracking HRV over time can be a useful tool in identifying imbalances in our autonomic nervous system (ANS), which regulates many aspects of our biology including all aspects of our cardiovascular system like blood pressure, heart rate, etc.

High HRV is associated with better overall health, including greater cardiovascular health and less inflammation in the body. Individuals with a high HRV often have increased fitness capacity.

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Hormonal Imbalance: 5 Foods That Wreak Havoc and What You Should Eat Instead

The quality of the food we eat plays a significant role in how our hormones function. Nutrients are important chemical messengers that dictate many of your body’s functions, including hormone release. A lot of foods that seem healthy are not as beneficial as they were once believed to be, largely due to their disruptive effect on hormonal balance.

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An NFL Strength Coach’s Top 10 Lower-Body Exercises

If you want to see results from any type of exercise or movement, it comes down to efficiency, mastery of the movement, progression, and commitment to the process. Whether your goal is to improve your lower or upper body, compound exercises put stress on your system as a whole, leading to the best results. These…

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How to Train Right for Your Body Type

Your body type, genetics, and hormonal biosignature all factor in to your overall health and fitness. When you understand your body’s inherent predispositions, you can tweak your diet and training routine to optimize strength, weight loss, and performance.

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