MÜV Fitness Blog

3 Functional Movements to Build Strength

Posted by Krista Genevieve Farris on March 28, 2017

Maybe you’ve seen a gal who can knock-out 100 crunches in less than 5 minutes. Or, the guy who pumps out hundreds of bicep curls every workout. Those gym devotees look fit. But what about exercises that incorporate functional movements? Aren't those types of exercises more practical for every day life? 
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Topics: workout ideas, exercise ideas

Healing Benefits of Exercise: 6 Ways Fitness is Proven to Heal

Posted by Sara M on March 17, 2017


Knowledge is power, and sometimes the more you know about a given topic, the more likely you are to make it a part of your daily life. For example, most people know the basic healing benefits of exercises. But even though it's considered common knowledge that exercise is super good for you, research indicates that only 2 out of 10 Americans get adequate daily exercise.
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Topics: exercise ideas, workout tips

A Simple Guide to The Lat Pulldown Machine

Posted by Cristiano D. on March 15, 2017

Are you someone who suffers from invisible lat syndrome, or ILS? ILS is a common condition, yet, goes unrecognized by those who have it. However there is an exercises to cure the problem: the Lat pulldown.
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Topics: exercise ideas, muscle building

Hilton Head Island’s 3 Hottest Running Routes

Posted by Krista Genevieve Farris on February 16, 2017

 

Are you trying to beat your bestie at the next  5K? Seeking soft surface runs that kiss, not kill your joints? Maybe you just want to chat on your next “buddy run” without worrying about traffic or anything louder than a resting ibis.  Get off the treadmill and explore the running scene on Hilton Head Island!

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Topics: exercise ideas, exercise planning

Get a Better Leg Workout With Box Squats

Posted by David W. on August 09, 2016

The most important rule of working out is to never, ever skip leg day. It's hard to go up a set of stairs after hitting a new personal record for lunges, but the biggest muscles in your body are found in the legs, and nobody's six-pack looks good when they've got a pair of chicken legs. Give leg day an extra bit of kick by adding box squats to the mix and you'll lift your way to a killer leg routine each time you limber up the hammies.

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Topics: exercise ideas, workout routine

Common Bad Running Habits & How to Break Them

Posted by Müv SC on March 23, 2016

Whether you are a complete beginner or an experienced athlete, your running routine could likely use a few small tweaks. Even the best runners make numerous mistakes, but fortunately, these issues are often very easy to fix. From diet to form, all runners should strive to shake these bad running habits: 

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5 Gym Exercises You Might Be Doing Wrong

Posted by Müv SC on December 30, 2015

Not every exercise comes naturally to everyone in the gym—how your body wants to move isn’t always how it should move. Even more distressing, there are several exercises that a disastrous number of us get wrong on a regular basis, because the movement isn’t natural or doing it right isn’t as easy as doing it wrong. When we do exercises wrong, we don’t just get an inferior workout: we put our bodies in real danger.

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Topics: exercise ideas, gym tips, fitness tips