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Synergy:  “The interaction off elements that when combined produce a total effect that is greater than the sum of the individual elements or contributions.”This should be the end goal in all rehabilitation or rehab based exercises. To often we focus on individual exercises that lack integration through synergy. It is important for each individual joint to begin working properly independently before it can join the pack.  However, i see to many “social media experts” trying to create the next best activation exercises or warm up exercise just to stay relevant. You end up putting out content for the sake of just putting out content. You end up leaving the  reader more confused then when they started.  They now have 30 different “activation” exercises in front of them and there pre-training-routine is now an hour long. Meanwhile, they are not getting any better or closer to the end goal, a return to training.The point is not to get good at rehab exercises. The point is to do what is needed to return to training to become an expert at those movements. We lose sight of the goal, which is training. Training is rehab and rehab is training. So dont lose focus.Here is a an exercise that I believe implements true synergy and integration involving mulitple planes of motions, stability, mobility and neural feedback (via the band). This is how rehab or pre-Training exercises should be built. 

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Why Balance Training Matters, and How to Get Started

And it wasn’t just in the obvious sports like gymnastics and soccer, where balance skills led to greater athleticism. Rather, balance ability was found to significantly correlate with rifle shooting accuracy, archery shooting accuracy, ice hockey maximum skating speed, and simulated luge start speed. It was also linked with improvements in vertical jump, shuttle run speed, and overall agility. So if you fancy yourself a weekend warrior, a little bit of balance training could make you that much better.

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The double pause squat involves pausing at the bottom of the squat and then again halfway up at above parallel or around quarter-squat. The pause at the bottom ensures you're beginning the concentric (lifting) portion in an optimal position. The pause halfway up will force you to maintain a more upright posture. If you try to shoot your hips up early, when you hit that pause the weight will force your chest to cave and you'll end up on your face.

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Active men should aim to get 20 percent of their daily calories from protein. So if you weigh 180 pounds and eat about 2,400 calories a day, this means consuming 120 grams – the equivalent of a pound of steak. If this sounds gluttonous, remember that meat isn’t the only source. Dairy, soy, fish, beans, and nuts contain protein, as do vegetables and grains. A head of cauliflower packs in 5 grams, while a cup of quinoa delivers 8 grams, the same as a glass of milk. Brown rice and whole-wheat bread have 5 grams and 4 grams of protein, respectively. Although these foods aren’t complete proteins, meaning they don’t have all nine essential amino acids, they can and should still be combined into your daily protein intake.

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Tip: One Hard Set, 80 Percent of the Gains | T Nation

In gym-practice, this simply means that doing one hard set provides roughly 80% of the benefit of 3-4 sets (give or take). Put another way, we're talking about the law of diminishing returns. Yes, each additional set leads to more benefit, but those benefits dwindle significantly with each new set.

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A lot of coaches try to get people's hips or knees to do this or that, all the while ignoring that if the ankles aren't moving properly, the knees and hips can't move properly for efficient load distribution. For the hips to open up, you have to have adequate hip abduction. The knees should move out to the side when that happens very naturally. However, if the ankles are pronating and not supinating, then none of that will ever happen.

25 strength-training exercises for the best upper-body workout of all time

People throw around a number of different words they think are “synonyms” when it comes to strength training: weight lifting, resistance training… the list goes on. But really the term “strength training” incorporates body weight exercises, bands, machines, weighted equipment, and essentially anything that isn’t running, swimming, jump roping, or flexibility training (like stretching), according to  Men’s Fitness ‘ Group Training Director Sean Hyson, C.S.C.S. So it’s not synonomous with weight lifting—it’s an umbrella term that includes it. And while weight lifting is great, there are tons of other strength-training moves that don’t include actual weights that can help you sculpt a strong, muscular upper body.

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If you're in your 40's or older, make sure you can pass this test. According to Dr. Jarett D. Berry, not being able to run a 10-minute mile puts you into the "unfit" category. Remember, heart disease is still the leading cause of death ­– a bigger killer than cancer – and minimal run times are a good predictor of long-term ticker health.

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