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Tony Nunez

Tony Nuñez, PhD, is an assistant professor of human performance and sport at the Metropolitan State University of Denver. He teaches exercise science and specializes in resistance training and metabolic conditioning. During his time in the private sector, he worked as a personal trainer, strength and conditioning coach, business owner and personal training supervisor. Tony has presented his research at national and international conferences around the U.S. and has published in peer-reviewed and professional journals, including IDEA Fitness Journal.

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Ultra-Endurance Exercise

April 4, 2016

Ultramarathons and other extreme-
endurance events produce amazing
displays of strength and determination. Because these events push the
limits of athletic performance, they’ve drawn scrutiny from scientists
hoping to learn how much the human body can take.

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Suspension Exercise: The Research

October 23, 2015

Suspension exercise combines body weight and anchored, seatbelt-like straps to provide an alternative to free weights and machines. Do these strap-based training systems work as well as more traditional resistance training tools.? Learn what the research says.

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Limits and Effects of Ultra-Endurance Exercise

October 18, 2015

Ultramarathons and other extreme-
endurance events produce amazing
displays of strength and determination. Because these events push the
limits of athletic performance, they’ve drawn scrutiny from scientists
hoping to learn how much the human body can take.

Read More

The Science of Suspension Exercise

June 15, 2015

Suspension exercise combines body weight and anchored, seatbelt-like straps to provide an alternative to free weights and machines. The question on a lot of trainers’s minds is whether these strap-based training systems work as well as more traditional resistance training tools. Though research into this question has been somewhat sparse, studies are starting to paint a picture of effective ways to integrate suspension exercise into a workout program.

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