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Chris McAbee

Owner of Wilmington Performance Lab, Live Oak Bank Wellness Coordinator, Wilmington Performance Lab
BIO

Chris McAbee is the founder and co-owner of Wilmington Performance Lab, a state-of-the-art personal training facility that offers a full range of services including nutritional counseling and corporate wellness. McAbee is also the  

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Mar 15, 2015

Altering The Aging Trajectory

Although many institutions offer recommendations for exercise, we must question if they maximize physical capacity and have the ability to alter the aging trajectory. The American College of Sports Me ...

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Mar 1, 2015

Managing The Aging Process: Will You Be Strong and Vigorous?

By 2050 there will be 80 million people in the U.S. over the age of 65. Twenty million of those will be over the age of 85. In that population range, you will have very different levels of physical ca ...

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Feb 15, 2015

There’s No Time Like The Present To Start Exercising

Human nature innately leads us to strive for perfection. Usually, this is a noble concept and it challenges us to improve. Problems can arise, though, when the fear of failure or imperfection becomes ...

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Feb 1, 2015

Aging Well: The Importance Of Staying Active At All Ages

Individuals over the age of 65, or baby boomers, comprise nearly 13 percent of the American population. That may come as a surprise to most of you, but with the advancements in modern medicine and tec ...

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Jan 15, 2015

One Life, One Body

Think back to when you turned 16 years old and you got your first car. Remember the excitement and joy you felt when you took it out for your first drive? Some people had parents who gave them the car ...

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Jan 1, 2015

Is Sitting Killing You?

According to recent studies, the average American sits for more than six hours per day (55 percent of waking time) doing sedentary behaviors, such as sitting, which causes a significant impact on heal ...

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Dec 15, 2014

Top Picks For Wearable Fitness Technology This Holiday Season

If you read my last article, you know that I am a huge fan of wearable technology and the data these devices can collect for us to optimize our workouts and training plans. I firmly believe that anyon ...

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Dec 1, 2014

Where Is Wearable Technology Heading?

Wearable technology is coming center stage to the fitness industry and the consumer market. These devices are being built by all of the major technology companies including Apple, Google, Microsoft, S ...

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Nov 15, 2014

Personal Training In The Future: What Will It Be Like?

For most of us, change is hard and uncomfortable and the rate of change today is at a blistering pace. By the time we pick up our new iPhone 6 Plus, it is obsolete and everyone is lining up for the ne ...

Health Care
Nov 1, 2014

The Current State Of The Fitness Industry

I do not know if everyone else is asking this question, but what in the world is going on in the fitness industry these days? Every time I look on TV, I see an infomercial for a new workout video or m ...

Health Care
Oct 15, 2014

How Balance May Be Affecting Your Golf Swing

Buying a new set of clubs, finding the perfect pair of shoes for the course, or seeking out instruction from a golf pro are just a few of the things golfers do when looking to improve their performanc ...

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Oct 1, 2014

Improving Golf Performance Through Personal Training

We’ve all had days on the golf course or driving range when we have a better chance of winning the lottery than consistently hitting the ball well. One day your short game is off, the next you c ...

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