Thanksgiving and Exercise – What you need to know

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 may be eating a lot of food in the coming days.  We are … Continued

Sleeping poorly? Take these tips into consideration with your workouts.

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 may be struggling with your sleep.  You don’t sleep particularly well.  You wake up … Continued

Pro Basketball Player – Quinton Chievous – MAT® Testimonial

Check out this awesome testimonial from pro basketball player Quinton Chievous!  Quinton did Muscle Activation Techniques® with Charlie in preparation for his second professional season.  After playing in the NBA’s development league with Memphis last year, Quinton is taking his talents overseas to play basketball professionally in Europe.  Quinton was a standout basketball player at … Continued

New to exercise? Keep these tips in mind.

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 new to exercise.  You are brand new.  You have never worked out … Continued

Compensation – How Your Feet Can Be Creating Back Issues

Compensation often gets a bad rap.  It is portrayed in a negative light as the demise of your orthopedic health and something that needs to be eviscerated by any means necessary.  However, compensation is actually a brilliant way for your body to remain highly functioning from one moment to the next.  Without compensation, we would … Continued

3 Reasons Why You Should Check Out 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 are unsure if you may be a candidate for Muscle Activation Techniques®.  How … Continued

Getting Your Muscles Back To Par

When I was first introduced to Muscle Activation Techniques® in 2010, I had never seen it before or heard of it before.  But, the goal of MAT® fit perfectly with an idea I had developed about 18 months earlier.  See, throughout high school and college, I was really big into sports performance.  Initially, my interest … Continued

3 Reasons Why You Would Be A Great Fit For Personal Training

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 giving you three reasons why you would be a great fit for personal training.  

Are you a candidate for MAT®? Answer these three questions to find out!

At Muscle Activation Schaumburg, we often receive the question of, “How do I know if Muscle Activation Techniques® is something I should be doing?”.  This is a very valid question because MAT® is something that helps a wide variety of people, from professional athletes to professional parents, from elementary school kids to executives, and from the … Continued

Feeling stressed? 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.  This week, we are giving you exercise tips if you are feeling particularly stressed.  If you feel like you have a ton going on … Continued