Articles from September, 2013

Stepping Up: Taking Your Leg Training To the Next Level

“It’s half of your body!” That is my token response whenever someone asks me if leg training is necessary. There is a mistaken belief out there that if someone is performing consistent aerobic activity such as cycling, running, or step aerobics, then strength training for the lower body is unwarranted. I’ve said it before and [&hellip

Exploring the Fighter Within: Kickboxing 101

It feels good. Kicking, punching, jabbing, kneeing, and even belting out an indescribable sound that is so loud it can disrupt anyone with their ipod on the highest volume. It’s kickboxing! And this popular form of exercise is still running wild in gyms and health clubs across the nation. And why shouldn’t it be? There [&hellip

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Michael is a certified personal trainer in Chicago, helping people achieve their fitness goals.