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September 5, 2017
Top 10 Reasons for Isometric Strength Training

Top 10 Reasons You Need Strength Training

  75% of US adults don’t achieve the American Heart Association and Centers for Disease Control minimum recommendation of 2-3 days of strength training per week. […]
September 1, 2017
Isometric Benefits

Top 10 Isometric Exercise Benefits

  Lowers Blood Pressure •             Isometrics have been proven to reduce systolic blood pressure better than aerobic and resistance training in some studies. – Mayo Clinic […]
August 29, 2017

Why Over-Exercising Can Damage Your Health

The idea of “over-exercising” seems counterintuitive, when mantras like “no pain, no gain” encourage the idea of physical fitness as torture rather than an investment in your health. […]
August 22, 2017
Isometrics Improves Range of Motion

Isometrics Can Improve Range of Motion

How Isometrics Improve Range of Motion A sure-fire way to break through a strength plateau is to increase your range of motion. One of the most […]
July 19, 2017
Isometrics Reduces Low Back Pain

Reduce Low Back Pain with Quick Isometric Workouts

How to Reduce Low Back Pain with Quick Isometric Workouts Low back pain is an affliction that is linked to weakened core muscles and musculoskeletal integrity […]
July 12, 2017
No Matter Your Sport You Must Do Isometric Squats

No Matter Your Sport, You Must Do Squats

Squats Are for Everyone! Too many people repeat the same workouts every day and neglect squats. If your goal is to lose weight, for example, you […]
June 15, 2017
Avoid Injury with Isometric Training

Want to Avoid Injuries? Try Isometric Training

An isometric movement is a strength-training technique that uses static movement, or a hold, to target muscle groups for improvement. Professional athletes often use this technique […]