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Confessions of a Not-Fat but Not-Fit Girl: Day 7 of The 30 Day Shred

I am sweaty but not panting today, and as you can see, I am smiling: I just finished my 7th workout this week, as I test out Jillian Michaels (of … Continue reading

March 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Strong Like Bull.

To combat her hyper-mobility issues, Jill has been given some exercises from our friends at Timberlane Physical Therapy.  It was the therapeutic recommendation of Leslie Bell, DPT, that Jill become … Continue reading

March 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Gastrocnemius Strengthening!

In my recent post regarding the Gastrocnemius, we learned a little bit about the function of this muscle and one simple method of stretching and relaxing it via autogenic inhibition.  … Continue reading

February 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Muscle of the Week: Gastrocnemius

As we pointed out last week with a bit of help from The Onion: bones are cool.  We at Level Up maintain our position on this issue, and earnestly hope … Continue reading

February 5, 2014 · 1 Comment

Since We’re Talking About Bone Health

Inspired by the conversation regarding calcium sources, I thought I’d take a moment to point out that in addition to nutritional measures, resistance training is an essential element of maintaining … Continue reading

January 31, 2014 · Leave a comment