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Instable Surface Training: A Slippery Slope?

Anthony Roberts

Over the past few years, most large-chain gyms have begun purchasing various implements that were once seen only in rehabilitation programs. Bosa balls (a half ball with a solid plastic top), stability (or “swiss”) balls, wobble-boards, and the like can…

Don’t Believe Everything You Read About Training

Sometimes I read articles over at T-Nation, and I wonder if there are other people like me in the world; people who are left shaking their heads in disbelief. Every week I get a spam email from the site promoting…

Research on Chains, Viagra, Supervised Training, and More

Anthony Roberts

Supervised Exercise Yields Better Results The results are in: people who workout with supervision get better results. A group of researchers in the Netherlands recently concluded in the Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness that” Stimulation of physical activity…