4 Reasons Youths Must Strength Train

Protection against injuries If you play competitive sports- you will get injured. Injuries do happen in low impact, non-collision sports such as swimming often due to heavy volume with poor technique while having weak muscles/tendons. Injury rates increase with land/ice based collision sports such as hockey, lacrosse and soccer. One’s ability to create proximal ‘stiffness’ in the torso prior to contact can be protective against injuries including reducing the incidence of concussions. Stiffness is enhanced by resistance training. Strength training also improves [...]

Girl Squatting Link Integrated Health

3 Misconceptions about Squatting and 1 Real Solution

Why incorporating these solutions will get you results and reduce injuries. What is the perfect way to squat? How far should my squat depth be? What is the best position; high bar or low bar? Let’s take a further look… Question 1:   What is the perfect way to squat? Before you start it is important to determine what you’re actually squatting for. Emphasis – Are you squatting for; Quads, Glutes/Hams, Power/Sport. This will determine your set up and the execution of the exercise. Mechanical Structure – Your [...]

Health Benefits of Magnesium Link Integrated Health

Is your magnesium supplement helping or hurting you?

Not all magnesium supplements are created equal, and some can be harmful! Learn the differences between products and the uses for each! Question: aren’t all magnesium supplements the same? Short answer, no. There are several factors to consider from quality of mineral, chelate and delivery (capsules, powder, liquid). First, we need to know what the supplement is actually is doing in bodies. Did you know that the first name of a mineral is not the most important part? The second name of [...]


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