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Take Control of Your High Blood Pressure for February Heart Health Month

Take Control of Your Blood Pressure for February Heart Health Month You already know that a strength training regimen with a qualified personal trainer can improve your cardiovascular health. We’ve written before about how there isn’t much difference to your body between “cardio” and “strength” exercises, and that both can bring great health and heart…

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Sliding Filament Theory – Why You’re Stronger Lowering a Weight Than Lifting It

Sliding Filament Theory – Why You’re Stronger Lowering a Weight Than Lifting It It’s easy to instinctually understand that lowering a weight is easier than lifting it–but why? You might assume that it’s because “gravity is helping you”, but that’s not accurate–gravity is actually the force pulling against your contraction when you lift or lower the…

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