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

E19 – 3 Ways MAT® Helps Improve Your Workouts

This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie discuss three ways that Muscle Activation Techniques®, or MAT®, can help improve your workouts.  If you have not heard of MAT® before, definitely check out our earlier episodes to learn about what MAT® is and how it can benefit you. In this episode, we … Continued

Why Your Body Proportions Matter

A couple weeks back I published a post on the structural variations that can be seen between people and how these variations influence the ability of the joints to move.  I discussed how certain sports have requirements that need to be met from a joint motion perspective, and that how sometimes those requirements exceed what … Continued

Preparing for golf season? Check out these exercise tips!

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’re talking to those of you who are preparing for golf season. The links are opening up and you are ready … Continued

Injury Risk – Three things you can do to decrease this

When the topic of “how to decrease injury” is discussed, oftentimes ideas such as stretching, joint mobility, and core training come up.  While these are all fine and well, an idea this is often not thrown around is that of improving how well your muscles function.  However, improving this aspect of your health could be … Continued