SUMMARY: Falls are the #1 cause of injury and death in older Americans (1) Falls are the #1 cause of Traumatic Brain Injury (2) 95% of hip fractures are caused by falling Exercise and balance training can significantly reduce the risk of falling I'll keep this short and sweet. Falls are a serious problem, mostly because they are the an ominous start to a cascade of events that can eventually lead to death in older individuals. If you're a female, you're three times more likel
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One of the most polarizing subjects in the current American political climate is universal healthcare (aka the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare). From barbershop talk to talking heads, our national orientation toward the way we care for the collective health of our nation is a polarizing topic. Ironically, we spend more time arguing about universal healthcare than we do promoting preventative measures to maintain the health of our nation. This is particularly concerning con
There’s much debate about core strengthening: which exercises are best, how much training volume is ideal, which muscles to target, etc. The list goes on and on, and there's no shortage of people who claim to have the secrets to the ultimate core. While I certainly don't claim to have all the answers, I do want to share my fundamental beliefs on HOW the core should be trained. My hope is that the reader is left with a better understanding of the WHY behind training the core.