If you are injury-prone (like me), you may be wondering if there is a genetic component to getting hurt all the time. Or, if you should blame it on nutrient deficiencies, being clumsy, or simply bad luck.Depending on your frame of reference, the phrase injury-prone might project images into your mind of an awkward kid stumbling along with his shoelaces untied. If you’re an athlete or fan, you might envision ...

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Eccentric training is the most underutilized, underrated corrective exercise technique. When implemented properly, it can help you build more muscle, improve flexibility, and fortify your connective tissue against injury. ​This article provides an overview of how eccentric training works, the benefits, and how to safely implement it into your training routine. What is eccentric training? Eccentric training a form of resistance training that emphasizes the lowering phase of an exercise to challenge the muscles’ ability to elongate, build strength and muscle mass, and ...

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One of the things about being a small business owner that I struggle with most is the constant tug of war between having a long-term, marathon mindset — and having urgency to get things done.Keeping these two opposing ideas in balance is gut-wrenching.They’re not necessarily mutually exclusive. But it can sure feel that way.I like the way Jocko Willink frames up opposing ideas like this.In this best-selling leadership book, The ...

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In this article, we lay out the fundamental steps for recovering from any minor injury.The goal is to arm you with enough knowledge so that you know when to seek medical attention, when to rest, and when (and how) to push through your injury to the other side.You did it again.And it wasn’t from something crazy — like down-hill running or trying to do a back flip off your house.You ...

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