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Youth Weightlifting: Good or Bad for Youth Athletic Development?

Youth Weightlifting: Good or Bad for Youth Athletic Development?

We’ve all heard the phrase or variation of the phrases, “Weightlifting stunts growth” or “Weights are bad for kids.” This myth has been debunked for years, yet, there are still parents, coaches, and educators who are still highly misinformed. This myth likely came...

The Benefits Of Performance Training For Athletes

The Benefits Of Performance Training For Athletes

Performance training is a term used to describe any type of exercise or training program that focuses on improving your performance in a sport, whether you’re an elite athlete or a weekend warrior. Performance training is an essential component of any sports program,...

Why You Need A Personal Trainer If You’re An Athlete

Why You Need A Personal Trainer If You’re An Athlete

Many athletes struggle with the transition from junior high to high school and high school to college. The problem is that it is a whole new world, filled with different people, a completely new environment, and a whole new set of challenges. It can be easy to get...

Arm Care for Throwing Athletes

Arm Care for Throwing Athletes

How can you reduce your risk of having a throwing injury? What factors contribute to shoulder and elbow injuries? In this blog, we will review what gives baseball and softball athletes the best chance to keep their arm healthy and reduce their risk of a throwing...

Top 10 Benefits Of Having An Experienced Personal Trainer

Top 10 Benefits Of Having An Experienced Personal Trainer

Working out can be intimidating. It’s normal to have goals and be unsure how to achieve them, and it’s completely normal to lack motivation at times. A professional personal trainer can help you overcome your obstacles and take you to new heights on your fitness...

Sport Specialization in Youth Athletes

Sport Specialization in Youth Athletes

Sports specialization is the focus and dedication to one sport year-round. Is specialization the way to get your child to the next level, or should they play multiple sports instead?  Let’s see what the data says. Research has proven time and time again that single...

Sports Performance and Training: Injury Prevention Vs Risk Reduction

Sports Performance and Training: Injury Prevention Vs Risk Reduction

Can we stop saying “injury prevention” and start using the phrase “injury risk reduction?” I will be the first to say, I am guilty of using the phrase “injury prevention” due to common use amongst myself and my peers in the sports medicine and sports performance...

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