Posts Tagged ‘workout’

Your dominant traps are 50 shades of…shoulder dysfunction

“Upper Trap Dominance” sounds like it’s right out of “50 Shades of Grey” – but it’s neither sexy nor..err…grey?  Even less sexy? It’ll leave you looking like the Hunchback of Notre Dame. What is it? Upper Trap Dominance is when your traps want to do all the work – which causes you to hike your…

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Opinion: Why Physical Therapy Doesn’t Work

Having been a physical therapist since 2005, I have seen plenty of sub-optimal rehab strategies and less-than-stellar patient care. There are definitely excellent clinicians in the field and most have good intentions, but there are just as many average or worse therapists out there as well. Furthermore, the insurance model is restrictive and has very…

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Opinion: Is Fat Acceptance Okay?

According to the New York Times, it seems that people are embracing a new normal when it comes to what a healthy weight is. More people are now inclined to view being overweight or even obese in a positive light. Calls for weight loss interventions are falling on deaf ears. Believe it or not, I…

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Opinion: Stressed Out? Take Your Time

The other day, I decided to go for a run outside. This is a typical activity here in the city, but you might be interested to know that I don’t run, like ever. I never particularly enjoyed it, and my lack of attention to the monotony of running doesn’t help. But considering that it was…

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The Fallacy of Fitness in the City

What happens when people take “fitness fun” and social media too far? If you are active on social media these days, you can definitely relate to what I’m about to tell you. Personally, I love keeping up with my friends, family, and the wide variety of people that I’ve met throughout the years. Time is…

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Halevy Life’s Best Blogs of 2017

What a year it’s been huh? With 2017 nearing it’s end, I think now is as good a time as ever to look back at what I believe are the best blogs from this past year. Have a look, and check them out if you haven’t already! 3 Tips to Boost Your Powerlifting Total –…

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Make Your Bed or End Up Dead

Are you really alive if you’re not free? Would you agree that at least part of you would be dead? If so, you must keep reading. What does freedom mean to you? I think we can all agree that freedom encompasses our desire to live, think, and do as we please in our quest for…

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Why Your Squat Sucks

Previously, I discussed at length why your bench press might suck. Today I’m going to go along the same lines and discuss the squat. Squatting is one of the basic movement patterns that everyone should master in the gym. Truthfully, there is no perfect way to squat, but technique does exist on a continuum that…

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Slow Down For Better Results This Holiday Season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. And with the holiday season fully upon us, I totally expect that things are slowing down for all of us in our day-to-day lives. Now is the perfect time to see family and friends that you perhaps have not have the opportunity to see in while. With…

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What Matters More: Volume or Intensity?

When it comes to working out, does it matter how MUCH you work, or how HARD you work? These days, it seems like the general consensus among most gym-goers and trainers out there is that working hard in the gym counts for much more than how much you work or how much time you spend…

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