Where did the name “Medicine Ball” come from?

A client ask this morning about the origins of the term, “medicine ball.” Medicine balls were mentioned in the writings of ancient Greek physicians, such as Hippocrates. The balls were used for exercise and to aid in injury recovery, leading some to believe the term originated there.

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“Boom” Class Tomorrow at 8:00 am.

Please join us for Boom tomorrow at 8:00 am at Age Performance. Cost is $25 per person and $40 per couple.  Boom is a Strength and Conditioning class to meet the fitness needs of Baby Boomers.

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Strength is the Glass

Dan John in his book “Never Let Go,” talks about Strength should be the Glalss and all other physical modalities go into the glass.  For example, flexibility, power, mobility, balance, speed, cardiovascular, core are all things that support the foundation of Strength.  Interestingly enough, when real strength is achieved then all of the other physical […]

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