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ROM By-The-Numbers: July 17

I feel like I’m finally hitting my range-of-motion stride again. Lower-body workouts remain exhausting and leave me out of breath; I drink a glass of chlorophyll-oxygenated water afterward. (I don’t think that this is a ‘normal’ response to the ROM; in the past couple of years, it seems that I’ve developed a fierce allergic reaction […]

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ROM by the Numbers: Benchmarking, May 2009

I’ve been losing weight and building muscle this year on the ROM; this we know.  But what about stamina, strength, and endurance? These are all important barometers of overall vitality. Earlier this year I did some benchmarking to measure these areas: Step test to measure aerobic endurance Push ups to test upper body strength Sit […]

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