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E3 - What is Muscle Activation Techniques®?

Exercise Is Health

Release Date: 01/17/2018

E101 - Foot Issues & Your Muscles - Temporary E101 - Foot Issues & Your Muscles - Temporary "fixes" vs. sustainable management

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This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie are discussing feet and the importance of maintaining healthy foot muscle function.  Your feet are the foundation of your body, and if your foot muscles are dysfunctional, there will likely be dysfunction throughout your body. They discuss why it is so important to keep your foot muscles strong and functioning well, as well as what you can do at home to help improve the strength and function of your feet.

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E100 - E100 - "What is the best way to warm up for my workouts?"

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This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie answer a listener-submitted question about warming up.  Is warming up necessary?  What benefits does warming up provide?  What are the different ways that you should be warming up for your workouts?  Check out this week’s episode for the answers to these questions and more!

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E99 - What do muscles have to do with scoliosis and kyphosis? - Interview with Dr. Vivek Mohan show art E99 - What do muscles have to do with scoliosis and kyphosis? - Interview with Dr. Vivek Mohan

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This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie sit down with Dr. Vivek Mohan of Orthopaedic Spine Institute to discuss scoliosis, kyphosis, various intervention options, and the role of the muscle system in helping to prevent and reverse spine issues. Check out all of the details in this week's episode!

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E98 - What can you do to resolve your compensations? show art E98 - What can you do to resolve your compensations?

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This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie discuss compensation - what it is, why may or may not be an issue, and what you can do to help resolve your compensations. They discuss the role of exercise and how it is often misused when trying to address compensations, and what can be done instead, such as Muscle Activation Techniques®. Check out all of the details in this week's episode!

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E97 - Five Principles To Help You Exercise For Life show art E97 - Five Principles To Help You Exercise For Life

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This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie discuss what it means to "exercise for life" and how you can go about doing that.  They break down five key principles which, if applied to your workouts, will immediately make a lasting impact on your ability to continue to workout as well as get optimal results from your workouts.  Check out all of the details in this week's episode!

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E96 - What is Mercier Therapy and how can it help promote fertility? Interview with Dr. Jennifer Mercier show art E96 - What is Mercier Therapy and how can it help promote fertility? Interview with Dr. Jennifer Mercier

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On this week's episode of the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie sit down with Dr. Jennifer Mercier of Expect A Miracle in St. Charles, IL. Dr. Mercier specializes in helping women with fertility issues conceive as well as helping women with endometriosis get out of pain. She uses her self-created therapy, called Mercier Therapy, to achieve a greater than 80% success rate for helping women get pregnant without the use of IVF. Check out all of the details in this week's episode!

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E95 - E95 - "Can MAT® help me touch my toes?"

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On this week's episode of the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie answer a question they get a lot regarding one of their specialities at Muscle Activation Schaumburg, Muscle Activation Techniques®.  People often wonder if MAT® can help them become more flexible and even help them touch their toes. Julie and Charlie discuss different variables that influence whether somebody can touch their toes and the role that MAT® can play in helping somebody do that.

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E94 - The Importance of Strength Training During Cancer Treatment with Dr. Tom Incledon show art E94 - The Importance of Strength Training During Cancer Treatment with Dr. Tom Incledon

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This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie sit down with Dr. Tom Incledon of Causenta Wellness to discuss his revolutionary approach to cancer treatment.  Dr. Tom and his staff in Scottsdale, AZ specialize in providing customized treatment plans to patients who have been diagnosed with cancer and are looking for alternatives to traditional cancer care. Check out all of the details in this week's episode!

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E93 - Your Muscles Are Your Posture's BFFL show art E93 - Your Muscles Are Your Posture's BFFL

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On this week's episode of the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie discuss why your posture is not what you think it is, why your posture issues are not what you think they are, and what you can do to dramatically improve your posture.  If you feel like your posture is not as good as you would like, give this episode a listen to learn what you can do about it. And if you would like to find a certified Muscle Activation Techniques® specialist in your area, connect with one here.

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E92 - 4 Tips To Get Healthier Without Changing Your Lifestyle show art E92 - 4 Tips To Get Healthier Without Changing Your Lifestyle

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On this week's episode of the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie discuss four things you can start doing today to improve your health without changing your lifestyle at all.  If you are wanting to be and feel healthier but are not wanting to drastically change what you do every day, you need to hear what Julie and Charlie have to say.  Check out all of the details in this week's episode!

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Welcome back to the Exercise Is Health podcast your hosts, Julie and Charlie of Muscle Activation Schaumburg, are discussing exercise, health, and the interconnectedness of the two.  This week, we are talking about a topic that is one of our specialities at Muscle Activation Schaumburg - Muscle Activation Techniques®.  What is MAT®?  Why is it important?  How can it help you reach your health and fitness goals?  All of this and more will be discussed in this week's episode.  If you enjoy this episode, please make sure to subscribe to our podcast so you can hear all of our content that is released every week.  To find out more about MAT®, click here.  To see more of our MAT®-related content, click here.  You can find a speicalist in your area here, too!

Main points from this week's show:

  • MAT® is a systematic approach to assessing and addressing dysfunction of the muscular system.
  • MAT® is utilized by people wanting to be more active in their life, people wanting to get back to exercising regularly, people who want to continue to exercise, as well as high-level athletes.
  • The goal of MAT® is to help the muscular system contract on demand, resulting in increased strength and often improvements in joint motion.
  • MAT® is analogous to getting your car tuned up - this is like a tune-up for your muscles.