Category Archive for: ‘Workouts’

How a Warm-Up Routine Can Save Your Knees

By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS Rupturing an anterior cruciate ligament in the knee is a nightmare. As the parent of a teenage son who is seven months out from A.C.L. reconstruction surgery, I can attest to the physical and psychological toll it can take, not to mention the medical bills. But a practical new study suggests that changing how sports teams warm up …

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Combat Muscle Pain, Improve Workouts with Myofascial Release: Q & A with Fitness Pro Doug Jackson

July 9, 2009By Kim Self myofascial release techniques (SMRT), although not new, are becoming more popular among athletes and fitness enthusiasts alike. Doug Jackson, M.Ed.,CSCS, South Florida personal trainer and owner of, took some time to discuss these techniques. He explained what they are and how they’re being used to improve the quality of muscle tissue, increase performance …

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