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4 Body Aches that are Signs of Core Weakness

4 body aches that are signs of core weakness, the tummy team

There are a lot of movements we do every day around the house that can put us in compromising postures leading to pain, dysfunction, fatigue and even injury. Most of the time we simply push through the pain. Sometimes, well-meaning clients think the solution is an intense “boot camp” style workout regimen. Unfortunately, neither of those solutions address the real issue: functional core weakness. Functional Core Weakness is defined as the inability of the muscles…
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Long, Lean and Lifted

There is an amazing amount of balance and intricate coordination required for movements in daily life, from the most simple to the most complex. Yet we rarely stop to think about what is holding us together. It is not simply a skeleton. There is a complex system of muscles that hold you up and allow you to move. These muscles, like every system of our extremely efficient bodies, function on a ‘use it or lose it‘…
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3 Ways to Test Your Functional Core Strength

  There is a lot of hype out there about core strength. But core strength is not simply how long you can hold a plank or how many sit-ups you can do in a minute. Those activities do not translate into real life functional strength. We were made for living life, not exercise. The Tummy Team focuses on functional core strength; not how your body looks but how it feels and how it functions. To have functional…
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Your Muscles Are Talking. Are You Listening?

  Did you know your muscles talk to you? Our bodies were designed to be balanced and aligned with the perpendicular pull of gravity.  Our bodies are intended to have a perfect balance point between the right and the left, the front and the back.  When you are off balance for an extended period of time, your body starts to act like a muscular tug of war.  And only one muscle can win. Pain, strain, and tension all come…
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