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Mobility vs. Stability

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

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?

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?

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?

                  “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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How Do You Move?

Movement compensations can lead to repetitive strain to the musculoskeletal system resulting in chronic injury.  Injury potential may be decreased when the training session is based around identifying and correcting common movement dysfunctions.  When having movement compensations, they are usually in a result of injury, pain, muscled stiffness and/or muscle weakness. Here are some terms…

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What is recovery?

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…

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