E54 – Feet – The most overlooked part of your body

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie discuss what is, in their opinion, the most overlooked part of the body – the feet.  The feet are comprised of 28 bones each, 30 if you count the bones of the ankle, and have 50 muscles that are directly responsible for controlling them. … Continued

MAT® Posts 2018

2018 has been a productive year of writing for us at Muscle Activation Schaumburg, especially when it came to creating content about Muscle Activation Techniques® (MAT®). Between podcasts and blog posts, we had a lot to say about MAT®. Check out all of our MAT® posts from 2018 below! How muscles saved me from blowing … Continued

E50 – 4 Early Warning Signs That You Need MAT®

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie discuss four early warning signs that let you know you are in need of Muscle Activation Techniques® (MAT®).  One of the most common questions they get when teaching people about MAT® is, “How do I know if I need it?”  This episode addresses that … Continued

3 Ways To Know If You Need MAT®

Welcome back to this week’s edition of 2-Minute Tuesdays where we are talking about one exercise topic for two minutes and giving you three reasons why you should follow our advice.  Now this week, we are talking to those of you who aren’t sure whether or not you need to try Muscle Activation Techniques® (MAT®). … Continued

5k Prep – Exercise tips for running your next 5k!

Welcome back to this week’s edition of 2-Minute Tuesdays where we are talking about one exercise topic for two minutes and giving you three reasons why you should follow our advice.  Now this week, we are talking to those of you who are preparing to run a 5k. You have a race coming up, and … Continued

MAS Summer Letter 2018

To our valued current clients, former clients, friends, business associates, and followers: Happy summer!  It is an honor to be writing you for the third year in a row.  June 6, 2018 marked three years of occupancy in our current office (and approximately 4½ years in business overall).  It has been a fantastic 12 months … Continued

Is your body approaching 100,000 miles?

I had a client come in a few weeks back and we were talking about how our approach to exercise is different at Muscle Activation Schaumburg than at most other personal training studios in Schaumburg.  I was telling him how our approach to exercise was all about improving our clients’ health and function. We talked … Continued