Tag Archives: strength training

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Big Doors Swing On Small Hinges

  • by Matt Jennings
  • October 22, 2020
Have you ever heard “Big doors swing on small hinges” ? The idea is this. There are certain (sometimes seemingly small) efforts which when consistently implemented produce BIG results. For instance, recently one of our clients mentioned how when she started her fitness journey with us, that eliminating soda was one of those “little hinges.” […]Read More >>
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Don’t Workout…Till You Read This

  • by Matt Jennings
  • November 26, 2019
Probably the most common error and biggest reason anyone might get injured in the gym is because they grind through a set of fatiguing exercise and at the same time…lose control of how their body is ‘performing’ the exercise. Maintaining your neutral posture during every rep of every exercise is more important than pushing through […]Read More >>
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High Intensity Interval Training: The Poison’s In The Dose

  • by Matt Jennings
  • November 25, 2019
Man-Oh-Man…this is a HOT topic! I know because I get asked about it with some frequency from family…friends…and clients. So…without further adieu (OR getting deep in the weeds)…let me just get to the point: What is High Intensity Interval Training? And… Should YOU do it? First…Instead of little ole’ me giving my humble definition of […]Read More >>

When At The Gym…

  • by Matt Jennings
  • October 19, 2017
Arguably (maybe) most people go to any gym U.S.A. in quest for improved body composition. Here you have two options: Get on a treadmill and…I don’t know…turn it on and walk or run or do one of those stupid treadmill dances you see on youtube and hope your moon walk goes well. Or find where […]Read More >>

REPERFUSION EXECU-SHUN AND HYPER-TROPHY (Revisited)

  • by Matt Jennings
  • June 22, 2017
I first wrote REPERFUSION EXECU-SHUN AND HYPER-TROPHY back in 2006. It is a short article that goes into a bit of my training from the past and the importance of understanding the role of recovery. Let me just preface here and say that this article might be somewhat controversial. However, that being said, not only does […]Read More >>