Welcome back to Stowe Training Systems and thank you for being here. Today I would like to take you through some stuff that you “probably” should be doing. I say “probably” because I like to stay away from absolutes – The world is quite a large place and there just always seems to be… [Read More]
Mr. Burn’s No More
Yo! Mr. Burns! If that made you look then you came to the right place. Not only are rounded shoulders an unattractive look but they can lead to a host of joint issues ranging from shoulder pain, neck pain, or even mid to lower back pain. If you currently look like Mr. Burns and are… [Read More]
A Smart Man Makes a Mistake and Learns from it – A Wise Man Just asks a Smart Man 1st and avoids the Mistake Altogether
Ok. Let’s address the elephant in the room. Can we do anything about poor posture? Is it possible to fix? If you want to skip the nerd section – short answer is yes. We will start with some facts. “It takes 500 hours to invoke a motor pattern before it becomes unconscious. It takes 25-30… [Read More]
Is Muscle Confusion a Good Thing?
Chest Day. Back Day. Shoulder Day. Leg Day if I didn’t skip it. Arm and Ab day because I would NEVER skip that! My o my, what a solid plan I was on.
Are you making this mistake when warming up?
Warming up for a workout. Simple right? Walk on the tread mill for a few minutes. Do some stretches. Maybe pick up a lighter weight a few times…. Done, done, and done! All warmed up… Not so fast my little Road Runner! There is a lot more to a proper warm-up than just going for… [Read More]
Are Crunches Ruining your Back?
There I was perusing the gym again. In the middle of filling out my TPS reports and aching for a distraction from my “office” work, I found my eyes drifting. It was nearing 6pm and my day was coming to an end just as the normal gym-goers were getting their workouts into full swing. There… [Read More]
The Truth about Cardio Machines
“Hey Nate, we need your help.” Of course, what’s going on? “We have a member here and his knee is hurting him. Could you talk to him?” No problem, that’s what I do! I approach the member and exchange some small talk at first covering such fascinating topics such as the Saints being awesome… [Read More]