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Breaking The Pain Cycle With Sleep

  • by Matt Jennings
  • July 23, 2019
There have been numerous studies that have explored the possible causative effects of both pain that disrupts sleeping patterns and disruptive sleeping patterns that may trigger or exacerbate chronic pain. There are several abstracts of some studies here , here , and here that purport interesting association. One important factor to consider with those who experience chronic low to moderate levels […]Read More >>
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Hey Man…I’m All Or Nothing!…Really?

  • by Matt Jennings
  • April 28, 2019
People who say this (and I know quite a few), end up like this: In a majority of the time stupor not moving off the couch much. Their body banged up so much that they can’t move well enough to get much done. All or Nothing is a notion for the twenty something at best. […]Read More >>
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BaseCamp30

  • by Matt Jennings
  • January 3, 2019
Coming To TheLIFTGym in January 2019 is one of our NEW group training classes that focuses on training the aerobic system. Here is a quick overview of the benefits of a well developed aerobic system (base). Then a quick description of our BaseCamp30 class. There are two basic energy systems you use when training: anaerobic and aerobic. […]Read More >>
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Keep Muscle For Life

  • by Matt Jennings
  • December 18, 2018
  1. Lean Body Mass Combats Obesity: Lean body mass is associated with your basal metabolic rate (BMR), or the amount of calories you burn at rest.  Muscles, even at rest, require energy in the form of calories while fat cells do not.  So the greater amount of lean muscle tissue you have, the more […]Read More >>

BCAA’s: To Supplement Or Not To Supplement

  • by Matt Jennings
  • July 25, 2018
  Assuming that you have adequate protein intake from consuming animal proteins where all the essential amino acids are available there will be 0 benefit from supplementing with Branched Chain Amino Acids (Leucine, Valine, Isoleucine), and that supplementing with BCCA’s may even have a deleterious effect on protein synthesis. In theory when you take in an isolated […]Read More >>