Tag: Warm-Up

A Game Changer

March 26, 2021 | John Paul Catanzaro

Stretching, foam rolling and mobility drills may be a pain in the butt as you prepare for a workout, but not a massage gun. A minute or two with this...

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Foam Rolling the Upper Back

May 19, 2020 | John Paul Catanzaro

Many personal trainers recommend foam rolling the entire body prior to a workout. That’s unnecessary and can be counterproductive. Always adjust mu...

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The Taper Warm-Up

May 13, 2020 | John Paul Catanzaro

Today was the last day of a triple split routine that I've been on for the past month. It was a taper workout that targeted the chest, back, and shou...

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Dynamic Stretching Routine

January 24, 2017 | John Paul Catanzaro

https://youtu.be/RpJtBaQCyZs Here is a sample clip of a dynamic stretching warm-up circuit. This routine should be performed prior to weight tra...

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Explosive Upper Body Warm-Up

January 24, 2017 | John Paul Catanzaro

https://youtu.be/2UCBJnGmVHk Here is a sample clip from the Warm-Up To Strength Training DVD. Plyometrics can be useful prior to weight training...

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3 Warm-Up Methods for More Strength

August 25, 2016 | John Paul Catanzaro

Here are three ways that you can trick your nervous system for more strength: 1. An advanced warm-up strategy involves the process of postactivati...

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Keeping Up with Current Research (May 2016)

May 26, 2016 | John Paul Catanzaro

Research can provide golden information to health & fitness professionals. If you're a personal trainer, here are some recent findings to help yo...

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Six Methods for Instant Strength

December 22, 2015 | John Paul Catanzaro

Wouldn’t it be nice to pop a can of spinach and have instant strength just like Popeye? Well, I've spent years researching the subject of strength...

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Bench Press Warm-Up

June 19, 2015 | John Paul Catanzaro

https://youtu.be/JuEyqnI2OpI As mentioned in my Warm-Up to Strength Training DVD, plyometrics conducted prior to weight training can boost an a...

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Challenge the Establishment: Dispelling Five Common Health and Fitness Misconceptions

January 05, 2010 | John Paul Catanzaro

In life we take many things for granted. People are told to go on a low fat diet and do some aerobic training, and yet they still gain body fat. You...

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