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Whether it’s elite level athletes or recreationalists, compression garments are in style, but is the squeeze on your body worth the squeeze on your wallet? The research says ‘probably yes.’ Graduated compression garments are tighter on the ends farther from … Continue reading

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For those looking to start a fitness program or anyone starting their pre-season here are some tips that may assist you. Start at an appropriate level. Many people start a season or an exercise program at a level that is way too … Continue reading

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Quadriceps Sets Tighten your thigh muscle. Try to straighten your knee.10 Straight Leg Raises Tighten the thigh muscle with your knee fully straightened on the bed, as with the Quadriceps set. Lift your leg several inches. You also can perform … Continue reading

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It is a popular belief that the wear and tear of running spurs osteoarthritis of the knees and other joints. But, is this notion true?
 
Not according to exercise scientist Paul Williams, who says studies show quite the opposite. Williams heads … Continue reading

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