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Strength Training for Runners – The Six-Way Lunge With Arm Drop

This exercise strengthens and stretches the hamstrings and gluteal muscles in all three key planes of motion: sagittal, frontal, and transverse.

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Patient case study – alcoholism

Alcohol activates gamma amino butyric acid-mediated inhibition of the central nervous system (CNS).

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Martha Graham – The Graham Technique

The function of dance is communication. . . . By communication is not meant to tell a story or to project an idea, but to communicate experience by means of action . . .

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The Movement Screen Test Part I – Overhead Squat

The movement screen is composed of 10 tests. Seven tests - overhead squat, single-leg squat, ankle dorsiflexion, stability push-up, prone scarecrow, internal shoulder rotation, and landing competency - are scored on a 5-point scale in which 5 is excellent and 1 is poor.

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Competitive racing – open water

Many open water swimmers train individually, but they race in competitions where they’ll be in the water with dozens, if not hundreds, of other athletes.

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