Blood Supply – Spinal Cord and Brachial Plexus

Spinal Cord For tissue to survive, it needs a constant supply of oxygenated blood. All oxygenated blood that circulates through the body originally passes through the aorta in the heart; and is then sent through different arteries depending on its final location. For the spinal cord, there are three primary arteries that blood travels through: …

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Take a Walk, a Deep Breath, and a Second to Appreciate

Hey friends, For this beautifully warm Monday Motivation, we are focusing on the power of simply taking a walk. Society is designed to surround us with so many things that stress us out, traffic, work, bills, family; and these stresses force our Sympathetic Nervous System to be on overdrive most of the time. The Sympathetic …

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Video – Reverse Lunge

Hey friends, For most people, hopefully their lifting career will span over anywhere from 20-40 years, so it is completely understandable to get sick of doing squats all the time to work your legs, lets switch it up a little bit! Today we are looking at another wonderful knee dominant exercise that you can include into …

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The EASIEST and SAFEST Leg Exercise

People often fall into the illusion the training legs means doing lots of squats and deadlifts... ladies and gentlemen, I call shenanigans. However, the easiest compound leg movement is the Goblet Squat. Goblet Squats are a great knee dominant workout, meaning the biggest change in joint angle is in the knee not the hip, because …

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Focus on laying the bricks, not building the wall

I heard this story once, probably when I was in highschool and it's always stuck with me. It's about two kids, 12 and 9 years old. Their father owned a small corner store, decided to take down one of the exterior walls and told his kids to rebuild it. Their response, as people would think, …

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