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E278 - Why Doing Random Workouts Is Stalling Your Progress

Exercise Is Health

Release Date: 04/26/2023

E341 - How Can You Exercise Everyday? - Part 1 show art E341 - How Can You Exercise Everyday? - Part 1

Exercise Is Health

Get Started With Muscle Activation Techniques® To Keep Your Muscles Strong & Functioning Well: Is it possible to workout every single day and do so in a way that doesn’t leave your body feeling achy and sore no matter how crazy your schedule is? This was the exact topic we discussed with medical students at Midwestern University in December of 2023. On this week’s episode of , we are playing Part 1 of our discussion with these students, diving into what exactly needs to happen in order to exercise every single day without issues or concerns. If you are struggling to get your workouts...

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E340 - Why Having Strong Hamstrings Isn't Enough To Prevent Hamstring Injuries show art E340 - Why Having Strong Hamstrings Isn't Enough To Prevent Hamstring Injuries

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Get Started With Muscle Activation Techniques® To Keep Your Muscles Strong & Functioning Well: Do you have a history of hamstring injuries?  Oftentimes, the recommended step to prevent future injuries is to strengthen the hamstring. While having hamstrings that are strong enough is part of the equation, this recommendation overlooks many of the other variables that need to be considered with hamstring injuries. Worse yet, following this recommendation can actually set you up for an increased chance of reinjuring your hamstring. So what else needs to be considered and what should you...

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E339 - Why Pushing Your Range of Motion Is Making You Less Mobile show art E339 - Why Pushing Your Range of Motion Is Making You Less Mobile

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Get Started With Muscle Activation Techniques® To Keep Your Muscles Strong & Functioning Well: Do you feel like you are becoming less flexible and mobile despite doing all the “right” things?  The truth is, many of the traditional strategies for increasing mobility can actually be making you less mobile, especially if you are really trying hard to push yourself with them. Fortunately, there are some simple changes you can make with what you are doing to avoid these issues completely and start to increase your mobility on a consistent basis. On this week’s episode of , we are...

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Get Started With Muscle Activation Techniques® To Keep Your Muscles Strong & Functioning Well: Do you have piriformis syndrome? There are a lot of proclaimed remedies out there, but what if everything you try just seems to make things worse? How can you keep your body feeling strong and fit despite having piriformis syndrome? On this week’s episode of , we are laying out a plan to follow with changes you need to make to your workouts if you have piriformis syndrome. Not only can these changes help to ensure that your piriformis syndrome doesn’t get worse, they can also help your body...

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Get Started With Muscle Activation Techniques® To Keep Your Muscles Strong & Functioning Well: Have you ever had knee surgery? Too often, the focus during the recovery process is 100% focused on the knee, but that is only a piece of the puzzle. Regardless of whether you have had surgery to repair your ACL, to replace your knee entirely, or any other type of knee surgery, there are three considerations we recommend everybody take to help speed up and optimize their recovery process. On this week’s episode of , we are diving into what these three things are and how to go about...

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Get Started With Muscle Activation Techniques® To Keep Your Muscles Strong & Functioning Well: Does your neck tighten up?  Neck tightness is often blamed on posture, working on a computer, or using a smartphone, but the truth is there is a lot that can influence how your neck feels. In fact, there are three areas in particular that are rarely ever discussed but that we’ve seen have the biggest impact on how the neck feels and functions.  On this week’s episode of , we are diving into what these three areas are, how they can influence your neck, and what you can do to make...

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E335 - Your Feet Need To Be Mobile. Here's Why... show art E335 - Your Feet Need To Be Mobile. Here's Why...

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Get Started With Muscle Activation Techniques To Keep Your Muscles Strong & Functioning Well: Did you know that your feet are one of the most complex and influential structures in your body? With 28 bones, over 30 joints, and 50 muscles in each foot, there is a lot going on down there! Unfortunately, most people don’t realize how important it is that all the joints of their feet move well and all the muscles of their feet are strong. In fact, when it comes to many foot issues, one of the most common approaches is to make the foot less mobile… But this carries a whole slew of potential...

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Get Started With Muscle Activation Techniques To Keep Your Muscles Strong & Functioning Well: Have you ever learned something new that completely contradicted so much of what you believed up to that point, such that once you learned it, you couldn’t see your old beliefs the same way again? This has happened to us time and again since we started practicing Muscle Activation Techniques® over a decade ago. On this week’s episode of , we are sharing three of the most surprising truths that we have learned since we started practicing MAT®–all of which are bound to shake up your world...

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E333 - The Muscle Issues Behind Frozen Shoulder show art E333 - The Muscle Issues Behind Frozen Shoulder

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Get Started With Muscle Activation Techniques To Keep Your Muscles Strong & Functioning Well: Have you ever had a frozen shoulder? This is one of the most common shoulder issues that people in their 40s, 50s, and 60s experience, and it can be one of the most complex, as well. While many ways of improving frozen shoulder focus on improving the joint’s mobility, there is a huge role that your muscles can play in both relieving frozen shoulder and making sure it doesn’t come back. But, the muscles that may be the key to it all may not even be in the shoulder… On this week’s episode...

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E332 - It's Not Your IT Bands' Fault show art E332 - It's Not Your IT Bands' Fault

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Get Started With Muscle Activation Techniques To Keep Your Muscles Strong & Functioning Well:  Have you ever had an IT band issue?  Maybe your IT bands are chronically tight. Or maybe you have even been told you have IT band syndrome. Or maybe you have had some pains down the side of your legs towards your knees…  Despite how your IT bands may be feeling, what you have been told about it, or how many other people want to blame your IT bands for any physical issues you have, the truth is, it is not your IT bands’ fault.  There are some very specific reasons why your...

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