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Are You 3D Strong? Like, IKEA Strong?

Are You 3D Strong? Like, IKEA Strong?

Hands up if you know a strong brawny dude who will bench press twice his body weight, but then hurt himself swinging a golf club. Or the weight room aficionado, confident with a barbell, who hurts herself doing the spring gardening. And the would-be weekend decorator who, visiting IKEA for the first time, realizes the hard way he is not IKEA strong (that is, having the ability to move heavy,...

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Should Exercise Have An Off-Season?

Should Exercise Have An Off-Season?

We all know the term off-season. It broadly categorizes the period, usually when an athlete’s professional season is over, that is dedicated to time off and physical (and mental) recalibration. I bring up this notion of off-season because for many of us who have a committed exercise practice…well, we don’t really have an off-season. But maybe we should!? Taking a Physical Vacation Case in point....

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All That Sitting Got You Down? De-Desk!

All That Sitting Got You Down? De-Desk!

If you plow fields, hunt for food, work on a construction site, own a landscaping business, or have a physically robust way of earning a living, read no further. You’re golden. But for the rest of us, the ones who spend a decent chunk of time sitting at a desk hunched over a screen, or long periods of time in the car, or devouring Netflix in big chunks…then we need to talk! You are likely...

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Ground to Standing: Get Down with Getting Up

Ground to Standing: Get Down with Getting Up

Around here at MOSSA I have been nicknamed “Muma Browning.” It is usually in reference to when I am giving a bit of a pep-talk or, as my daughters would say, giving a bit of a lesson. So, I am going to put on my Muma Browning hat and talk to you about how important it is to get down with getting up. The ability to get down to the ground confidently and competently and then stand up again is one...

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Cross-Training? Yes. Cross-Programming!

Cross-Training? Yes. Cross-Programming!

Variability, Variety, and the Four Big Buckets Cross-Training usually has technical connotations when it comes to exercise. It is a technique used by athletes to engage in alternative sports or varying types of exercise in order to improve fitness or performance in their main sport. Participating in well-rounded, diverse training has multiple benefits, most notably, improved performance and less...

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Welcome to the New MOSSA Blog

Welcome to the New MOSSA Blog

We, at MOSSA, are many things: coaches, creators, exercise science geeks, writers, music fans, and movement groupies. We’re also students of physiology and long term Movement Health. We’re always learning and sharing, and we strive to be a clear and evolved voice within the fitness industry, which can tend to be noisy and confusing at best, but also misleading and intimidating at worst. Our team...

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The MOSSA Blog is Coming Soon

The MOSSA Blog is Coming Soon

We are excited about the upcoming launch of our new blog. Our mission is to get more people moving, and we hope that this blog will provide inspiration and insight to do just that. Subscribe to receive updates when new posts are available.

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