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March Mobility Series #4 – Fascial Stretch Therapy

Fascial Stretch Therapy - Hips

Fix your fascia and mobility, and get back to living! We sat down with La Jolla Sports Club trainer and Fascial Stretch Therapist, Matt Pippin, to answer members’ questions on Fascial Stretch Therapy, mobility and how it benefits each and every one of us. (Check out this video for a quick, in-depth intro) First off, […]

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March Mobility Series #3 – Primal and Functional Movement

Shin box dynamic stretch

Fix your mobility — get back to the basics! We sat down with La Jolla Sports Club trainer, martial artist, inventor and all-around good guy, Maurizio Tangari, to answer members’ questions on Primal Movement and mobility and how it benefits each and every one of us. (Scroll down for Maurizio’s favorite dynamic stretching / warmup) […]

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Do You Practice The Perfect Full Body Exercise?

Do You Practice The Perfect Full Body Exercise?

By: Michael R. Mantell, Ph.D. Seventy-five percent of our planet is water. Can you swim?  Swimming, or aquatic exercise as it’s currently called, is a rhythmic, totally dynamic physical activity that calls on every large muscle in our bodies.  It not only promotes flexibility and builds lean muscle mass, but it soothes, energizes and massages.  […]

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Testing Your Fitness Level

Testing Your Fitness Level

Starting a fitness program without testing your fitness level is like beginning a journey without knowing exactly where you and having no map to guide you to your destination. Fitness testing establishes your starting point. Plotting out check points along your fitness pathway can direct you toward achieving both short-term and long-term goals. Seven reasons […]

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Interesting Facts About Exercise!

Interesting Facts About Exercise!

Exercise can lower blood pressure. The number of capillaries surrounding each leg muscle fiber increases by 5-10% following endurance training. This not only makes exercise easier but also lowers blood pressure. Numerous studies support that exercise training does indeed lower blood pressure in hypertensive subjects. Exercise improves heart function. When you start an endurance based […]

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Excuses for Not Exercising

Excuses for Not Exercising

Many people have their reasons for not wanting to exercise. These are six of the most common excuses that people give for not exercising, and ways to combat those excuses: I am too tired: This is how a person says to him or herself when thinking about exercising and does not want to. If you […]

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