The 6 Best Foods to Eat After Exercising

By its very nature, exercise puts stress on your body. This is actually a good type of stress, though, one that will help your muscles to become stronger. However, it’s important to refuel your body properly after a workout in order to replenish lost nutrients and energy stores. In particular, your body will typically … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Olympic Athlete Recovery Secrets (That You Can Use, Too!)

There is arguably no more important event in an athlete’s life than the Olympic games. And this year at the Winter Olympics in Sochi we’ve already seen phenomenal tests of strength, endurance and dedication as the athletes compete to be world champions. This doesn’t come without years of practice, discipline and drive … as … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

7 Common Fitness Myths that MUST DIE!

When it comes to getting fit, everyone has an opinion about how to do it best. But as you’ll soon learn when you enter the world of fitness, there is no set right or wrong way to exercise, and what works for you may be quite different from what works for others. … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Should I Have Pain After a Workout?

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You’ve probably heard the motto "no pain, no gain,” and when it comes to exercise this is quite true … sort of. While some pain after a workout is completely normal (and a sign that you’ve been beneficially challenging your muscles) other pain is a warning sign that you’ve pushed it too far. … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

50 Most Amazing Benefits of Exercise

Exercise is good for you … but chances are you have no idea how good it actually is. If exercise were a pill, let’s just say it would easily become the best-selling drug in the world because it prevents disease, slows aging, boosts your mental health and makes for a more attractive physique. … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Exercise and Joint Pain: 7 Rules You MUST Follow

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If you struggle with joint pain, the last thing you may want to think about is exercise — but you absolutely should. In fact, exercise has been called the secret to joint pain relief,[i] because it breaks the tendency to favor your joints and avoid movement. Such avoidance will ultimately make your pain worse and weake … Read More

Filed Under: Arthritis, Exercise, Super Joint Support
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

The 3 Best Core Exercises

  (Avoid Back Pain & Lose Weight With These Moves!) After almost two decades of working in fitness, personal training, bodybuilding, and rehabilitation, I’ve found one thing to constantly be true: People with back pain almost always have weak core muscles. That’s because core strength is essential to keeping yo … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

What Are the Best Exercises for Joint Pain?

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(And Should You Even Try When It Hurts to Simply Move?) If you have joint pain, as an estimated 30 percent of Americans do,[i] the aching and throbbing may make even basic tasks like tying your shoes, taking a walk around the block, or cutting up a tomato painful. As a result, you may find yourself moving less and less. … Read More

Filed Under: Arthritis, Exercise
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Afterburn Exercises — The 3 Moves that Burn the Most Calories

When you go to the gym, if you’re only focusing on the calories burned during your workout you’re missing out on a very important benefit known as "afterburn,” or formally "Excess Post-exercise Oxygen Consumption” (EPOC). Afterburn refers to the number of additional calories your body will burn as it reverts back to its "no … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,