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YOGA: Healthy or Harmful?

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5 Lifting Tips for Brand New Gym Goers

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10 Ways to Grow Muscle Fast

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increase vertical leap

How to Fly: The University of Utah’s basketball strength coach gives some tips on improving your vertical leap. There is a lot of advice out there about how to get a better vertical leap. Weird shoes, intense month-long programs and more promise to send you flying, but a lot of that is nonsense. Ute men’s …

rows strong back

By Greg Marshall, The GYM at City Creek & Station Park, Salt Lake City In today’s lifestyle with sitting at computers all day and the forward movements that we do, most of us are going to be naturally imbalanced, so it is a good idea to emphasize back exercises. As a personal trainer I’m concerned …

Written by Jenna Koford For those wanting to tone their upper arms, these simple triceps exercises are a great place to start. 1. Bench Dips Like its name suggest, the Bench Dip exercises usually involves a bench, chair, or other piece of sturdy furniture. While facing away from the bench, place your hands shoulder-width apart …

coconut water facts and fiction

The truths and myths behind all the coconut water buzz Lately it seems that everyone is nuts for coconuts—coconut water that is. From celebrity endorsements to the “mother nature’s sports drink” nickname, coconut water is falling off the shelves around the nation. So what’s all the hype about? Coconut water is said to be low …

Written by Brooke Kittel Do you know people that seem to effortlessly maintain a fit physique?  While they certainly pay attention to their diet and exercise regimens, they seem to be genetic “freaks of nature”.  In actuality, fit people tend to adhere to several common practices that give their metabolism and physique an extra boost.  …

A guide to workouts that actually apply to everyday activity Written by Greg Marshall | The GYM When most fitness professionals talk about fitness most of the time they are referring to how they can change how you look. But it is rare to find a fitness professional that will give you workout advice day-to-day …

Sports injuries are the second leading cause of emergency room visits for children and adolescents Written by Brooke Kittel Participation in youth sports is at an all-time high in the United States. The proliferation of club-type teams has opened the sporting arena to a much wider circle of kids than ever before.    According to …