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Closed Chain Exercise For Legs and Knees

By Gerardo | Jan 31, 2017 8:00:00 AM

One interesting idea in exercise and rehabilitation divides exercises into closed chain and open chain. Chains are links of body parts, such as foot, ankle, knee, and hip during walking. In a closed chain the end of the chain farthest from the body is fixed, such as a squat where your feet are fixed and the rest of the leg chain moves. In open chains the end is free, such as in a seated leg extension.

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What is Post-Rehabilitation?

By Gerardo | Apr 11, 2013 12:50:11 AM

Managed care has created a need for patients/clients to seek alternative care for the management of their injuries/disease.
Cut backs on reimbursement of services to traditional medical providers (e.g., physicians, physical therapists, and chiropractors) have provided an opportunity to develop medically supervised fitness programs or post rehabilitation. For many years a

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A Quick and Easy Guide to Indoor Rowing Machines

By Gerardo | Apr 11, 2013 12:47:38 AM

By: John Phung

Did you know that rowing is one of the best exercises for developing aerobic fitness? Not only does working out with rowing machines or rowing ergometers allow people to develop their cardiovascular system, but they also place considerable demands on your muscular system as well!

Unlike cardio machines such

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The Power of the Pyramid System

By Gerardo | Apr 11, 2013 12:35:22 AM

By Joyce Vedral, Ph.D.

Time and again, people ask me, “Joyce, what is the secret of your system. Why is it that after trying so many other weight-training programs, after using your workouts for four weeks I see amazing changes in my body?” Well, it’s the best kept and

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Alcoholism’s "Leaky Gut" Syndrome

By Gerardo | Apr 11, 2013 12:28:57 AM

By: Mark J. Occhipinti, M.S., Ph.D., N.D.c

William Silkworth, wrote in the preface of The “Big Book” the following: “The action of alcohol on chronic alcoholics is a manifestation of an allergy: that the phenomenon of craving is limited to this class and never occurs in the average temperate drinker.” Alcoholics

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By Gerardo | Apr 11, 2013 12:26:13 AM

By Mark Occhipinti, M.S., Ph.D.,c

“All Human illnesses and diseases can be traced to either nutrient deficiencies or excesses in the human body.”
Dr. Victor G. Rocine 1930

“It is a laughable sight, to see those guilds of cobblers and tailors… when they march in procession, stopping, round shouldered, limping men, swaying from

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How to Avoid the 3 Worst Personal Training Mistakes

By Gerardo | Apr 11, 2013 12:19:00 AM

“How To Avoid The 3 Worst Mistakes Any Personal Trainer Can Make (Not Knowing These May Be Costing You Thousands Of Dollars Per Year)!”

By Pat Necerato

Mistake 1: Trainers Not Properly Dealing With Procrastination

The biggest mistake personal trainers make is that they don’t properly deal with procrastination with each and every prospect. Procrastination is the reason why your prospects don’t buy your Training services.

Notice I didn’t say its most likely the reason they don’t

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Benefits of Martial Arts Training For Kids

By Gerardo | Apr 11, 2013 12:13:33 AM

By: Laura Saunders

Admit it. When the going gets tough at home, we’ve all plopped the kids in front of the television and breathed a sigh of relief. Finally, we can get started on dinner, maybe check email or sort that massive pile of laundry. But when your five-year old yells

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Gender Bias and Women’s Health Issues

By Gerardo | Apr 11, 2013 12:09:35 AM

By: Catherine Heath


Women’s health issues have traditionally been ignored in patriarchal systems such as our own. The old paradigm viewed half the population as primarily emotional beings whose purpose was to bear offspring and serve the male. Although some progress has been attained in this area, many of the issues

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Total Body Conditioning

By Gerardo | Apr 11, 2013 12:05:23 AM

Over the past 25 years, ever since the introduction of Dr. Kenneth Cooper’s book, Aerobics, many individuals have focused on walking, running, cycling and other types of aerobic activity as their only means of exercise. Unfortunately, this has led to many of us neglecting another key component of fitness -

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