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Sledding Your Way to Better Fitness–Part 3

Sledding Your Way to Better Fitness--Part 3 Posterior and Lateral Drags Sleds have become an increasingly popular tool in the fitness world over the last decade.  No longer reserved for the football team, more and more individuals are finding the value of weighted sleds for a variety of fitness goals.  Louis Simmons started using them at his powerlifting gym Westside Barbell in Ohio as a means of active recovery and to build overall work capacity in the 90’s.  Since that time, you’d be hard pressed to find a decent gym that doesn’t have a space where you can work with a sled.  At Fenton Fitness, we’ve been using them with our athletes, general fitness population, and geriatric population for the…

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Sledding Your Way to Better Fitness–Part 2

Sledding Your Way to Better Fitness--Part 2 Sled March and Sprints Sleds have become an increasingly popular tool in the fitness world over the last decade.  No longer reserved for the football team, more and more individuals are finding the value of weighted sleds for a variety of fitness goals.  Louis Simmons started using them at his powerlifting gym Westside Barbell in Ohio as a means of active recovery and to build overall work capacity in the 90’s.  Since that time, you’d be hard pressed to find a decent gym that doesn’t have a space where you can work with a sled.  At Fenton Fitness, we’ve been using them with our athletes, general fitness population, and geriatric population for the…

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January 2020 Newsletter

Our January issue contains some great information to make you successful in your training program.  Read Mike's article,"Hold a Row" for tips on preventing neck and shoulder pain and improving posture.  Mike also explains how goal setting can impact your program, and Jeff Tirrell tells how to improve nutrition habits by making positive changes rather than following a list of don'ts. Download Here

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Balance Building Blocks

Balance Building Blocks Over the last six months, Nancy had taken two tumbles.  Fortunately, she had not suffered anything worse than a bruise on her hip and an injured ego.  She brought in an advertisement for a balance training device and asked me if it would improve her balance.  Nancy attended the gym three days a week and lived a fairly active life.  After an evaluation of her balance, she was instructed on a series of drills that addressed her needs.  No special equipment was necessary and she could perform the routine at home and at the gym.  Four weeks later, Nancy returned for a re-evaluation and was happy to have improved on all of the balance tests.  Nancy felt…

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Miracle Fitness Mineral

Miracle Fitness Mineral Improve Every Aspect of Fitness with Daily Use of This Mineral It will enhance bone density better than calcium.  It will decrease muscle soreness more rapidly than magnesium.  It is more potent than potassium.  It will make you shinier than chromium and vaster than vanadium.  The miracle mineral you are missing is graphite.  Use of this long-neglected mineral will improve nearly every aspect of your fitness.  The dose required for success is minimal, so a single ten cent pencil should last you an entire year.  Read the remainder of this article on how to put this essential element into your training program. You need to purchase a note pad, binder, or log book to store the pencil…

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Sledding Your Way to Better Fitness–Part 1

Sledding Your Way to Better Fitness--Part 1 Push and Anterior Drag Sleds have become an increasingly popular tool in the fitness world over the last decade.  No longer reserved for the football team, more and more individuals are finding the value of weighted sleds for a variety of fitness goals.  Louis Simmons started using them at his powerlifting gym Westside Barbell in Ohio as a means of active recovery and to build overall work capacity in the 90’s.  Since that time, you’d be hard pressed to find a decent gym that doesn’t have a space where you can work with a sled.  At Fenton Fitness, we’ve been using them with our athletes, general fitness population, and geriatric population for the…

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