This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie sit down with Tom Purvis, the developer of the Resistance Training Specialist® program (RTS®), as well as and This wide-ranging discussion touches on many topics, including the importance of understanding mechanics as a personal trainer, the difference between making decisions with clients and following protocols, and the role of resistance training in long-term health and function. Check out all of the details in this week’s episode!

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Muscle Activation Schaumburg is an exercise facility located in Schaumburg, IL with a goal to help you keep your health for as long as possible. We know that it is your health that allows you to do the things you love in life. This is why we promote a lifestyle that includes exercise, rather than exercise that is a burden to your life. Muscle Activation Schaumburg provides Muscle Activation Techniques® (MAT®) and personal training services to its clients. We use MAT® and exercise to increase the function of your body. A well-functioning body is what allows you to stay healthy and do the things you love. We value helping the members of our community of Schaumburg as well as surrounding communities of the Northwest Suburbs improve their health.