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Benefits of Flexibility Training

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Static Stretching is characterized by low-intensity, long-duration muscle elongation, ideally in a supported position that allows the muscle fibers to relax. Static, stretching has been shown to help provide relief from delayed onset muscle soreness and to have a much lower risk of injury.

Benefits for Maintaining Your Weight

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The benefits of maintaining a healthy weight go far beyond improved energy and smaller clothing sizes. By losing weight or maintaining a healthy weight, you are also likely to enjoy these quality-of-life factors too. Fewer joint and muscle pains Greater ability to join in desired activities Better regulation of bodily fluids and blood pressure Reduced […]

Strength Training For Your Health

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Muscular strength and endurance, also known as muscular fitness, are components of fitness (along with cardiorespiratory fitness, flexibility, and appropriate body composition) that are important for overall health and well-being. Benefits of Muscular Fitness Increased physical work capacity (increased functional ability) resulting in improved ability to perform activities of daily living Increased bone density Increased […]