Also See Proper Squat Mechanics for The Beginner The biggest reason an individual loses their independence is that they are no longer able to or are safe enough to get up on their own. The inability to transfer from one surface to another often leads to the need for 24 hour care by family or […]
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Learning the principles of training and nutrition is a lot like building a house. You have to follow a certain order or else you will not get very far. Build the foundation before you work on more specific details. All too often I will see individuals dedicating their time on small details instead of the […]
Perform one set of as many pushups as you can do everyday for a year. Do this and you will be amazed at the number you will end up with at the end of the year. If you cannot perform a full pushup, no problem, simply perform a modified pushup until you can perform a […]
Working in the fields of training and skilled nursing, and speaking from personal experience, I can confidently say that the single best gift you can give your loved ones is taking care of yourself as you get older. We all have a responsibility to our friends and family to place some priority into training and […]
Nobody who has ever achieved anything great has done it by just phoning it in. Fitness and nutrition is no different. Changing your health and body can be the most rewarding thing you ever do, but it takes a lot of work. It takes discipline and an appetite to learn. Unfortunately, these concepts are not […]
Moving your body is important. And, if you’re just getting started, finding exercises that work for you is important. Eventually, those exercises that helped you get going won’t challenge you the way they once did. Here are some common exercises included in many training programs with better choices to help you make progress once you’ve […]
In our last blog we discussed some great time-saving techniques to help you stay on track with your nutrition goals. Today we’re ready to help you get the most out of your training! 1 – Minimize down time during your training session. Many exercises with opposing primary movers (ex: Pushups/Pullups) can be performed together as […]
An analogy for optimal movement during compound movements can be a jack in the box. You wind and wind building tension until…… Pop goes the weasel. During the eccentric portion (lowering) of an exercise you should be engaging muscles such that you are continuously building tension to maintain control and preparing for the concentric (up) […]
It is no secret that today’s culture we live very comfortably. Technology has made life increasingly more convenient. We tend to also over-stimulate the reward centers of our brain which distort decision making. An example of this which I have encountered multiple times is people stating that they “can’t” drink plain water because they do […]
Campo’s Law of Imbalance = An Imbalance will continue to create greater imbalance until acted upon by an outside force (Training) Similar to Newton’s First Law of motion that states in part that an object in motion will remain in motion until acted upon by an outside force, Campo’s Law states that unless outside force […]
"I first met Anthony while he was doing his internship at Physical Therapy for my back injury. He took me under his wing and worked hard for two months to strengthen my back. Anthony helped me realize that I would be prone to more injuries if I didn't concentrate on strengthening my core. Thus after Therapy I joined The Campo Team.
My initial goal was to lose weight and gain strength, 5 months..."