Movement Prep

Time is tight for most of us today. When it comes to the gym, many folks try to save time by skipping a warmup and jumping right into cardio, weight training or a group class. However, not warming up increases risk of injury and compromises results. We recommend a short but specific warm up routine here at CCRP no matter what you plan to do for exercise.  Consistently incorporating this warmup into your program will enhance your movement, reduce your injury risk, and help you feel better. And, it will increase the benefits your reap from exercise!

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Quick Body Resets

Being stuck in held postures sitting or standing often make a body feel stiff. Try these quick body resets to help you feel better throughout your day.  

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Aligning Your Workout and Your Goals

People exercise for lots of different reasons. Probably the most common one is to change (or maintain) physical appearance. But it could also be to improve sports performance, to enhance health, or maybe just for  the joy of movement and the feeling of exertion. If your program is helping you feel good and achieve your goals, you’re on the right track. If you struggle to make progress, or if you are stuck in a perpetual cycle of injury – recovery – re-injury, your program is ineffective at best. The Roots of Failure There are a handful of common reasons why […]

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Cardiovascular Fitness and Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer afflicting women worldwide. It is also the second highest cause of cancer related death in the United States. Such high prevalence warrants a close look at actions to sway the odds. Focus on what you can change Like so many diseases, there are many variables that contribute to breast cancer risk. Some are beyond control, like family history, age, and genetics, but a consistent exercise habit is not. Along with behaviors like not smoking and maintaining a healthy diet, regular exercise improves the chances of avoiding breast cancer. For patients and […]

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Lower and Upper Body Push-Pull Circuit

Train smarter, not harder! Stay efficient and get a balanced workout by completing this lower and upper body push-pull circuit.

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