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Teen Strength Training Tips: 4 Do’s and Don’ts of Squats

Published on April 17, 2015 By Jason Kozma

Teens, whether they’re athletes or simply looking to get fit on their own terms, have a lot of potential when it comes to strength training. One of the first places teens go to start building power is the squat rack, which makes sense since proper squats work over 200 separate muscles in your body. However, […]

Slow Down For Strength Training

Published on January 7, 2015 By Jason Kozma

For those who want some serious strength training results it might be a good idea to slow down when it comes time to lift, rather than always adding weight.  Adjusting your tempo and develop different depths of muscle fibers. The Importance of Speed (or Lack Thereof) When you lift a weight you’re putting stress on your muscle […]

Santa Monica Personal Trainer Answers: What is Strength Training?

Published on April 30, 2013 By Jason Kozma

Strength Training What exactly is strength training and how can it be beneficial for you? The definition of strength training is the use of resistance to create muscular contractions which in turn build and strengthen muscle. Strength training is also beneficial for building bone mass, improve joint mobility and function, improve flexibility and strengthen tendons and connective […]