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Performance EDU Fitness Facility coaches Marc Digesti and Ryan Golec  blog weekly with educational content & news to keep you informed, inspired, and engaged!

What Does Performance EDU’s Assessment Look Like? Down To The Minute

By Marc Digesti | Dec 28, 2017

Marc Digesti | Founder Performance EDU Fitness Procedure:                                                          Education: Meet and Greet: Make introductions Briefly discuss P-EDU Philosophy 5 min Present a professional environment. Base relationship development. Be able to articulate what we do and where is comes from. Health History and Lifestyle 10 min What limitations do they have? What are cardiac and orthopedic…

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How Do You Move?

By Marc Digesti | Dec 28, 2017

If I ask my clients what their goals are… the answers are usually the same… “I want to get into shape, I want to get tone, I want to lose weight, I want to get stronger”, etc. I occasionally hear that they want to hurt less or be able to move better, but unless they…

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Mobility vs. Stability

By Marc Digesti | Dec 28, 2017

Mobility is at the forefront of fitness right now… all of a sudden, everyone realizes that flexibility and movement are important for performance and injury prevention. Well, that has helped make massage therapists and bodyworkers a little extra cash, but should all of this emphasis be put on mobility? The answer is yes and no.…

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The Importance of Glute Activation

By spheasant | Dec 28, 2017

Because most of us sit at a desk all day hunched over a computer screen, our glutes are inactive and probably not firing properly when we move and workout. This could lead to lower back pain, hip pain, and even knee and ankle pain. You might not be able to lift as much or run…

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What Is Recovery?

By Marc Digesti | Dec 28, 2017

We train hard. We train hard again the next day, and the next day, and the next day. We see inspirational quotes about finding a way. Train through the fatigue, train through the soreness. Pictures of massive muscle-bound men and lean ripped girls lifting heavy weights, running hills, challenging themselves everyday… who wouldn’t want to…

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Are Your Shoulders Bulletproof?

By Marc Digesti | Dec 26, 2017

No matter what your life or workouts look like, you probably use your shoulders. Your shoulders tie into both your neck and upper back. Your shoulders are responsible for pushing, pulling, lifting, chopping, throwing, and numerous other things that you can imagine. The problem that exists is, all that fun stuff is reliant on how…

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Testimonials: Why do you training at Performance EDU?

By Marc Digesti | Dec 26, 2017

                  “I am writing this letter of recommendation for Marc Digesti, whom I had the pleasure of training with at the Core Performance Center located in Santa Monica, Ca.  For the 9 months, we were together, nearly every day of the week, Marc was nothing but a…

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Improving Your Deadlift & Squat – Workshop Series

By Marc Digesti | Aug 17, 2017

The Last Saturday of Each Month Aug 26th | Sept 30th | Oct 28th 8:00am-9:30am We would like to invite you to join us for an exclusive 3 series workshop to learn the mechanics of how to improve your deadlift the last Saturday of each month. The workshop will be 90 minutes; we’ll provide an overview of the session, discuss the mechanics…

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The Importance of Single-Arm Training

By Marc Digesti | Jul 17, 2017

Training with weights in both of your hands is the norm—it’s what comes naturally. Why would you ever think to pick up just one dumbbell? They come in sets. But what if I said you are missing out by always training with a weight in each hand? With single-arm training you reap three big benefits that…

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