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Car vs. Feet
By Alex Hoffmann on April 27, 2020

Data from the 2009 National Household Travel Survey (NHTS) shows that 12% of all trips in the United States occur on foot or bicycle (only 1% of that is by bike), while about 82% are...

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Run Clean: Fitness + the Environment
By Alex Hoffmann on April 20, 2020

At the College of Exercise Science, we have a mission of creating a stronger, healthier world. ‘Health’ is a spectrum that includes physical, emotional, cognitive, fiscal, social, and...

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High-intensity intermittent “5–10–15” running reduces body fat, and increases lean body mass, bone mineral density, and performance in untrained subjects
By Alex Hoffmann on April 13, 2020

In our instant results Google search culture of today, so many are looking for instant fast answers and results in all aspects of their lives including health and wellness.  A recent...

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Why am I getting headaches during my workouts?
By Alex Hoffmann on April 6, 2020

Oh my aching head!  Many individuals who exercise have exertional headaches. Recent studies have delineated a clear-cut exertionial headache syndrome: Straining or a Valsalva-type...

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Is it Possible to Be Fit and Fat?
By Alex Hoffmann on March 30, 2020

Regular physical activity improves metabolic health, even in the face of excess fat. Fit but fat people are metabolically healthier than thinner people who don’t exercise. Measures of...

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Acetaminophen for more than just pain relief
By Alex Hoffmann on March 23, 2020

Almost all of us at one time or another have used Tylenol, Midol, etc. to combat pain or maybe even muscle soreness.  While Acetaminophen is commonly used for pain relief, emerging...

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Crunches When Pregnant?
By Alex Hoffmann on March 16, 2020

Clients who are pregnant should NOT be in a supine position for more than 5 minutes. 

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GMCT Shows Promise in Improving Muscle Strength and Endurance Performance
By Alex Hoffmann on March 9, 2020

With the US supplements market valued at over $100 billion, it is no wonder that manufacturers are on the lookout for the next big thing. A new study suggests that perhaps the next big...

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Power Packed Polyphenol Montmorency cherries
By Alex Hoffmann on March 2, 2020

As fitness enthusiast constantly looking for practical, natural and non-pharmacological ways to enhance our performance, the benefits of fruit derived polyphenol supplementation may...

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Vitamin D deficiency may contribute to the development of muscle atrophy.
By Alex Hoffmann on February 24, 2020

Getting your daily dose of Vitamin D through direct sunlight exposure is well known. But how does vitamin D contribute to your training goals?

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