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HammerFit Athletic Club is a unique and locally owned fitness concept—based on the idea that the best equipment and classes usually appeal to different people and that no one should pay for what they aren't using!

 

In addition to state-of-the-art Hammer Strength equipment, we are proud to offer a great personal training program and an exceptional group fitness program in our Motion Studio. All classes are led by the area's most in-demand, experienced instructors. You do not have to have a membership to attend our classes.

 

And, the best part...if you live locally....

      ...your first class with us is FREE!

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Tel: 802.878.0444

 

21 Essex Way, Suite 115 
Essex Jct, Vermont 05452

Contact alicia@hammerfit.com for any gym, personal training,  party or class related questions.

HammerFit is located in the Essex Shoppes and Cinema complex off route 15 and i-289 in Essex Center, near Hannaford’s, The Essex Resort and Spa and the Links at Lang Farm. Only 2.5 miles from the Five Corners Intersection.

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Progressive Balance Exercises

November 20, 2017

Balance is an essential aspect of physical fitness and activity.  It's incorporated in almost every active movement that your body makes, and it is essential for you to have good balance for both high level activity and everyday life.  Balance is made up of two major components that we can improve on, proprioception and neuromuscular control.  Proprioception is your ability to subconsciously know how your body is positioned in a space relative to your surroundings.  Neuromuscular control is the ability for your body to fire muscles in a more coordinated and effective manner.  

 

Both proprioception and neuromuscular control can be trained at the same time to improve balance.  With improved balance you will be able to perform exercises and activities more effectively and with reduced risk of injury.  Commonly when someone has a lower extremity injury such as knee surgery or even just a sprained ankle, your body loses some of its ability to have effective balance on the affected side.  This can be quite debilitating for people who are trying to return to activity after their injuries because they won’t be able to perform at the level that they used to.

 

The following video will show you how to perform progressive balance exercises to improve both proprioception and neuromuscular control.  These exercises are utilized regularly in physical therapy clinics and in my experience working with patients in the clinic setting, quite effective for most people.

 

 

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