Category Archives: Fitness

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Swimming Is Awesome…Why?

  • by Matt Jennings
  • June 28, 2016
1. SWIMMING IS CHEAP. Have neighbor with a pool? Cheap Live near a lake, the Atlantic or Pacific? Cheap You know someone who has a Black Card at The Borgata (Great Swimming Pool) and gives you one of their 2 days/1 night comps? Priceless! 2. SWIMMING IS EFFICIENT. Get in pool and start doing laps. […]Read More >>
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Cardio before or after a workout?

  • by theliftadmin
  • June 1, 2016
If you plan on getting in a run on the same day that you hit the iron make sure to get the strength training in first. Strength training first is not likely going to disrupt the quality of your run. But a run (or any ‘cardio’ or endurance work) before the weights will likely leave […]Read More >>
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Run If You Must?

  • by Matt Jennings
  • February 16, 2016
‘Should I start running?’ I get this question quite frequently from friends, family and clients. And my usual response is typically: ‘I don’t know… Depends on what your goal for running is.’ Now for starters…and I believe this is a commonality amongst those who feel running is essential or maybe somewhat optimal for say…weightloss…this is […]Read More >>
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REPERFUSION EXECU-SHUN AND HYPER-TROPHY

  • by theliftadmin
  • June 17, 2015
REPERFUSION EXECU-SHUN AND HYPER-TROPHY Let me just preface here and say that this article might be somewhat controversial. However, that being said, not only does reperfusion sound cool, it is an interesting topic that does not seem to get too much attention. You have to go back to your college physiology course texts here, and […]Read More >>
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Expect Victory

  • by theliftadmin
At the 2009 Indoor Track and Field World Championships Jamaica’s Usain completely destroyed the entire field of the best 100m and 200m men’s sprinters at that time. It was interesting that just before the start of each race Bolt had a smile on his face and an ease in his manner. Everyone else in the field seemed to be loaded up […]Read More >>