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Does Stability Training Work?

TRX, Bosu and yoga balls, resistance bands, the list goes on. These are all tools used within the broad scope of what we call “fitness,” and they’re predicated on one concept: stability. Or, rather, the lack of stability the user is afforded while using the product. After generating millions and millions of dollars while becoming a staple in the contemporary gym, we have to ask, do they work? Let’s discuss. (more…)

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How to Not Walk Like a Duck

Ducks are cool looking and I respect the colors of the typical mallards I see here in Minnesota. However, they are terrible at walking. They move like complete imbeciles. Their most graceful movement on foot is about as elegant as the first steps of a baby human. You might be thinking, “well, yeah, they have wings and walking is their second or even third form of movement if you count swimming.” I might make a rebuttal like “shut the hell up, that’s very much beside the point of this post.” (more…)