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It’s All in the Hips

Why are the hips so important? Before we answer that question, let’s start with some basic anatomy. There are 20 muscles surrounding the hip broken up in to groups based on function. The four groups consist of the flexors...

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Wall Sit w/ Tricep Dips

Equipment needed: none Muscle groups used: Wall Sit – glutes, quadriceps, calves, hamstrings. Tricep Dip – triceps, anterior deltoid, pectoralis major. How to Perform: Partner A begins with back against a wall. Step feet forward...

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Exercise- The Proper Plank

Want a core exercise that will target the entire core and require no equipment?  The plank is an excellent isometric core strengthening exercise. Chances are you’ve done it before, but have you been doing it the right way?...

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Exercise: Plate Squat

The Plate Squat is the first in a series of exercises for Olympic Weightlifting. Target Body Part: Lower Body Primary Muscles: Gluteus Maximum, Quadriceps, Gastrocnemius Secondary Muscles: Abdominals, Erector Spinae, Hamstrings...

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April 2014 Newsletter

In the April issue: Announcements: Holiday and Extended Hours, Exam Closures, Summer Memberships Fitness: Save 10% on Spring/ Summer Classes Aquatics: Spring/ Summer Classes Nutrition: Get-Up & Go Combinations for the...

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