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Which Workout Is Most Effective?

Hunter Bennett What is the most effective workout? This really is a bit of a loaded question – because, as with most things in the health and fitness industry, it depends. You would be hard pressed to find someone on this planet who does not know that working out is good for them. Seriously, whether

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Exercises For Improved Balance

Hunter Bennett As you would be aware, we (as an entire population) are getting older. To put it simply, we are getting the opportunity to live longer, which is obviously an extremely good thing – however, that isn’t to say that it doesn’t pose its own set of challenges. You see, as you get older,

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Injury Prevention in Baseball

Hunter Bennett Baseball. America’s national pastime. One of the most popular sports in the country, and as you very well know, also one of the most exciting. Then when we consider that most high-level baseball athletes can throw a ball at more than 100 miles per hour (and most can also hit a ball moving

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The Best CrossFit Workouts For Cardio & Strength

Hunter Bennett Over the last decade, we have seen CrossFit explode into the mainstream. It has quickly become one of the most popular ways of training on the planet. This unique form of high-intensity exercise is renowned for both its brutally intense workouts and a great sense of community. Oh, and I the fact that

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Plyometric Training Exercises & Agility

Hunter Bennett When it comes down to improving athletic performance, we often think about enhancing our training to maximize speed, power, and strength – which makes sense, as each of these plays a key role in improving our physical capacity. But one key quality that often gets forgotten is agility. What is agility? Agility is

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What Does CrossFit Do to Your Body?

Hunter Bennett As far as the world of exercise science goes, there tends to be a lot of research on most common training modalities – which is obviously a good thing. You see, it is this research that allows identifying what style of training we should use to elicit a specific type of training adaptation.

Exercise & the Prevention of Spinal Stenosis

Hunter Bennett Over the last decade or so, we have seen an increase in exercise driven rehabilitation and prevention strategies for several disorders and illnesses. Many of these strategies have been shown to be extremely effective at not only reducing the likelihood of the disease but also acting as a potential treatment to reduce the

The Best Exercises for a Strong Foundation

Foundation is set to carry or support any load that is placed above it.  The stronger the foundation, the better the performance within each sport respectfully or sport specific training. In sprinting, a great foundation leads to a more powerful and faster athlete. The stronger an athlete is, the more force they will be able

A Trick To The Foundation Of Youth?

Julia C. Basso The hypothalamus is an almond-sized structure that sits in the lower, middle portion of the brain.  It consists of a variety of different nuclei that regulate different aspects of behavior including thirst, hunger, body temperature, fatigue, sleep, and circadian rhythms as well as parenting and other attachment relationships.  The hypothalamus produces specific

The 4 Best Core Activation Exercises | Forever Fit Science

Our core strength is just as important as the central nervous in terms of their purpose. Our core allows the rest of body to function or move as stable and efficiently as possible. Look at it as a generator or light switch; you can’t see unless you turn it on. If your core is not