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Exercise Physiologist at The Princeton Longevity Center

5 Minutes May Be All That Is Needed

We all struggle to find the time to exercise.  Life is busier now than it has ever been and with this strain on time one of the first things to go is exercise.  But what if I told you that … Continue reading

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Exercise vs. Training

We all know that exercise is good for us. It helps to increase aerobic capacity, reduces body fat, has a positive impact on bone density and muscle mass, and the list goes on. However, many of the patients that I … Continue reading

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Want results, then be SMART about your goals.

When it comes to seeing results and defining your fitness goals, it pays to be SMART. All too often I ask someone what their goals are and they respond with a long pause followed by a generic goal of “I … Continue reading

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Have Knee or Low Back Pain…Then Fire Your Glutes!

It’s amazing to me how many people experience low back or knee pain on a daily basis, yet do nothing to actually correct the problem.  You see, many people are under the assumption that the area of pain is also … Continue reading

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Playground or Health Club?

More and more I hear from patients that they do not really enjoy going to a health club to exercise, and that they would rather spend their time outdoors playing with their kids or exercising in the fresh air.  I … Continue reading

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Intensity…The Key That Unlocks Many Doors

Over the past few years, High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) has become very popular with the apparently healthy population and for good reasons.  However, it was not being used as a training modality for groups typically considered to be special … Continue reading

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What does A-Rod have in common with Princeton Longevity Center Patients?

Recently, Alex Rodriguez or better known as A-Rod, went through a screening process with the National Academy of Sports Medicine’s CEO, Dr. Michael Clark.  The process is designed to identify muscular imbalances and how these areas of weakness or tightness … Continue reading

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