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Strengthen Hips and Outer Quad to Reduce Running Pain by Ryan K. Patient Expert Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 7:19pm Many people who are new to running or have taken a long time off experience hip and knee pain when starting up.  There is a good chance it is because the hip and outer quad muscles have become weaker than the inner quad muscle.  Two simple exercises done three times a week can rebalance your legs and improve your form.  And they don’t require any ... Read on »
The Benefits of Targeted Leg Exercises by Jacqueline .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 13 Aug 2010 11:57pm There is an old saying in bodybuilding circles: the legs are the foundation for the body. One of the worst mistakes people that hit the gym make is that they will build up the muscles in the upper torso and avoid performing effective leg exercises. This is not a good idea because weak leg muscles will not support a muscular upper b ... Read on »
Functional Assessment and Exercises to Enhance Hip Flexion by Mike Reinold Patient Expert Posted Mon 31 Oct 2011 6:00am Digg Digg Last week, Chris Johnson wrote a nice guest post on the importance of hip flexion strength .  I received a lot of questions about what to do next, how to strengthen, and how to assess functionally ... Read on »
Stretching the Upper Leg Muscles by Chris Keith Posted Mon 04 Jan 2010 12:00am Most sports rely on quick movement across a surface, be it a basketball court, a football field, a track or even many of our BOOTCAMP 619 workout exercises. Flexibility in the legs and hips in important to success in almost any sport or athletic exercise. When muscles are chronically shortened, it is harder for them to contract and react. Th ... Read on »
Strengthen Hips and Outer Quad to Reduce Running Pain by Ryan K. Posted Sun 21 Dec 2008 7:39am Many people who are new to running or have taken a long time off experience hip and knee pain when starting up.  There is a good chance it is because the hip and outer quad muscles have become weaker than the inner quad muscle.  Two simple exercises done three times a week can rebalance your legs and improve your form.  And they don’t require any ... Read on »
Neglect Your Leg Training And Every Muscle Group Will Suffer by Sean N. Patient Expert Posted Sun 07 Sep 2008 8:36pm By Sean Nalewanyj Natural Bodybuilding Expert & Best-Selling Fitness Author www.MuscleGainTruth.com Let’s face it; the honest truth is that a good portion of lifters in the gym just don’t seem to care too much about training their lower body. I mean, a thick pair of quadriceps aren’t exactly what most people would consider a “showy” mus ... Read on »
Do The P90x Plyometrics Schedule For The Finest Cardiovascular exercise Workout Ever by fashion123123 Posted Thu 31 Jan 2013 2:03am The P90x plyometrics program can be the genuine gram calorie burning of all the insanity workout. It does not matter what hobby or maybe pastime put it into practice will assist you to. The exciting this specific workout is that it is a high result workout. Over the earlier several years there was the shift to small effect workouts to c ... Read on »
The Danger of Muscle Imbalances and the Importance of Symmetry by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 21 Oct 2009 10:00pm Symmetry is a beautiful thing. It seems to be nature’s preferred state, at least in the structure of organisms: two eyes for stereoscopic vision (the better to hunt you with), two legs of equal length for injury-free traversal of the environment, two hands, two arms. For all intents and purposes, the two sides of the body are approximate mirror ... Read on »
Awesome Quads for Dummies by Chris .. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 06 Apr 2009 7:50pm Simple Quad/Leg Training Often you will hear people looking to get huge arms or that killer chest. How often do you hear someone talk about great quads or strong looking calves. Well for me they are something required for an impressive physique or to achieve that X-Look that Art Devany talks about. You will often see UFC fighters or Cyc ... Read on »
Pilates Exercise Focus - How To Fix a Snapping Hip by Aliesa George Patient Expert Posted Mon 17 Aug 2009 10:11pm I recently received a question from Kylie,  a fellow Pilates teacher, regarding snapping hip syndrome and what to do to make it go away during exercise. Here are her comments and question: “I have some very hip flexor dominant students that suffer from hip click in quite a few of the Pilates exercises, big one being Leg Circles and virtuall ... Read on »