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Birddog

How to Perfect the Bird dog

By Christina Prevett | October 3, 2018

Today we wanted to talk about the bird dog! You’ll often see this used in rehab as well as rehab to strengthen the core. Often times the people think the bird dog is a very easy and boring exercise to do, but this is often because they may not be doing it correctly. This means […]

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row more efficiently

How to Row More Efficiently

By Christina Prevett | September 19, 2018

Rowing is a great exercise, and a lot of people like to do it. It can be used to done inside, outside, on a lake basically you name it. The other great thing about rowing is it is fairly low impact and is generally a fool proof machine that is next to impossible to break, […]

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my posture sucks

My Posture Sucks! (and what to do about it)

By Christina Prevett | September 11, 2018

We all remember our parents or grandparents yelling at us not to slouch or to stand up straight because its bad for our posture. We live in a world where pretty much everyone works on at a desk or on a computer and because of this everyone always says my posture sucks! Well not only […]

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squatting is bad for your knees

Squatting Is Bad for Your Knees!! (Hint: its not)

By Christina Prevett | September 11, 2018

Im sure we’ve all heard the age old phrase……. Squatting is bad for your knees! While it starting to finally make the rounds that no squatting isn’t bad for your knee (it can actually help it!), but that isn’t to say you should start off by squatting with your butt touching your heels right off […]

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The Big 3 Macronutrients

By Christina Prevett | August 18, 2018

At STAVE OFF Nutrition, we take a balanced approach to nutrition. I said nutrition instead of diet because we are talking about lifestyle changes. We want these changes to be easy to sustain and work for you! Looking at the big picture, we manipulate three nutrients in your diet to find what works for you. […]

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deadlift mistakes

Two Common Mistakes we See in the Deadlift

By Christina Prevett | August 13, 2018

The deadlift has been called the king of strength training and the list of benefits and muscle groups could fill a small book. But they’re also a ton of common mistakes people make when starting to deadlift. The first is people often are scared of bending at the hip fearing they’re going to injure their […]

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