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E277 - How To Strength Train If You Don't Want To Build Muscle

Exercise Is Health

Release Date: 04/19/2023

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Get Started With Muscle Activation Techniques To Keep Your Muscles Strong & Functioning Well: Do you have hip pain that started in one part of your hip but has since moved around? Maybe it started near the front but now it wraps around the side and goes to the back. Or maybe it was near the top of your hip but has traveled down. This type of traveling pain can be extremely frustrating to deal with because the sensation and location can be constantly changing. But there is one aspect of your body that can change as quickly as this kind of pain changes location and most ways of dealing with...

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E327 - E327 - "I've Stopped Exercising For 6 Months... Have I Lost It All?"

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Get Started With Muscle Activation Techniques® To Keep Your Muscles Strong & Functioning Well: Has it been three months, six months, or longer since you last worked out? You may be wondering, “Have I lost all of the benefits I used to have from working out?” While on the surface, it may seem like the answer is, “definitely,” the truth is a lot more nuanced than that. On this week’s episode of , we are discussing what happens to your body when you stop exercising for an extended period of time, including how long it will take for you to start noticing changes in your strength...

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Get Started With Muscle Activation Techniques® To Keep Your Muscles Strong & Functioning Well: How much time do you spend planning your warm up for your workouts? Most people fall into one of two camps: 1. Absolutely none; or 2. A ton. Unfortunately, if you are trying to figure out what to do on your own, the information around warming up can be as confusing as it is conflicting… Do you stretch or not? Foam roll or not? Inhibit then activate? Or activate then inhibit? What about cardio?... the list goes on. On this week’s episode of , we are cutting through all of that noise to lay...

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Get Started With Muscle Activation Techniques® To Keep Your Feet Strong & Functioning Well: How often do you work on strengthening your feet? While people often think about building stronger legs, a stronger core, and stronger arms, rarely is building stronger feet prioritized. What this is leading to is people’s feet are often the weakest area of their body, and the most dysfunctional, as well. However, with some simple strategies, you can start building stronger feet today! On this week’s episode of , we are diving into what these strategies are and how to implement them in your...

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Get Started With Muscle Activation Techniques® To Keep Your Body Feeling Strong & Mobile: Have you heard that getting stronger can help you prevent injuries? It’s true! Consistently strength training throughout your week is one of the best things you can do to help your body stay injury-free. Unfortunately, the way most strength training programs and exercises are set up does not actually help people do that. In fact, you may feel like your strength training has been the cause of your injuries in the past instead of the thing that has prevented them… On this week’s episode of , we...

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E323 - An Easy Way To Take Pressure Off Your Discs show art E323 - An Easy Way To Take Pressure Off Your Discs

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Get Started With Muscle Activation Techniques® To Keep Your Body Feeling Strong & Mobile: Have you ever had a disc issue? Issues with discs in the spine are extremely common. In fact, it has been reported that 80% of people over the age of 30 have a structural issue with at least one disc. While discs often get blamed for different symptoms people feel, there is a lot of data to suggest that the structure of the disc is not the entire story when it comes to pain, lack of mobility, or many of the other symptoms associated with disc issues. Fortunately, there are some simple things you can...

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Your Injuries Are Not From Your Injuries Are Not From "Just Getting Old"

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Get Started With Muscle Activation Techniques® To Keep Your Body Feeling Strong & Mobile: Is your body getting achier with each passing year? One of the most common stories people tell themselves is their aches and pains are because they’re “just getting old”. Maybe your back started tightening up in your 40s, or your knees started aching in your 50s, or your shoulders were constantly sore in your 60s… While the “just getting old” story is common, it is not the truth, because even though your body gets older every year, it does not have to feel or function older. On this...

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Get Started With Muscle Activation Techniques® To Keep Your Body Feeling Strong & Mobile: Are you doing corrective exercises to try to improve your mobility or help with some aches and pains you have? There is something that you aren’t being told about these exercises that may not only be causing them to be ineffective, but may actually be making your issues worse. On this week’s episode of , we are diving into what this is, why it happens, and exactly what you can do about it. If you have ever done an exercise to try to correct an issue but didn’t get the results you wanted,...

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Get Started With Muscle Activation Techniques® To Keep Your Muscles Feeling Loose & Strong: Muscles do more than keep you looking good and feeling strong. They are also key to your health and longevity! While most of the world thinks of aesthetics and athletic performance with muscles, there are some key functions your muscles play in making sure your body remains feeling great and operating at a high level for years to come. On this week’s episode of , we are diving into three of these key ways. We unveil the unique roles your muscles play in making sure you are able to live your best...

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E319 - E319 - "Is Working Out Every Day When I'm In My 60s Too Much?"

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Get Started With Muscle Activation Techniques® To Stay Feeling Loose & Strong: Is exercising every day when you are in your 60s too much? Are the potential positive benefits of working out being squandered because your body is being worked too often? Should you aim to workout fewer days each week in order to maximize your strength, mobility, and health? On this week’s episode of the Exercise Is Health® podcast, we are exploring these questions and more to lay out exactly what you need to know when it comes to exercising every day. If you love moving your body and being physically...

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Do you want to get stronger but are concerned about building too much muscle?

This is a common reason why many people avoid doing strength training, even though there are so many benefits that can be gleaned from lifting weights.

And, when people do go and strength train, they often end up sacrificing the parts of the exercise that will give them the best results out of fear of building too much muscle.

So, if you don't want to build muscle but want the benefits of strength training, what should you do??

That is exactly what Julie and Charlie are discussing on this week's episode of the Exercise Is Health® podcast.

There are three principles you need to understand to effectively get the benefits of strength training without the risk of building too much muscle or injuring yourself, and this week's episode breaks down what they are and how to implement them.

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