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In-season Weight Training for Kids

In-season Weight Training for Kids

In the year 2023, it's surprising that some coaches still discourage in-season weight training for kids. After investing time and resources in off-season programs, these coaches claim that lifting during the season hinders team performance. However, we've witnessed...

Fitness: A Marathon of Our Health

Fitness: A Marathon of Our Health

If you've been contemplating a return to fitness with a focus on weight loss, there's inspiration to be found from all the older adults who’ve made a dedication to be consistent in their health journey. Having less body fat, increased energy to play with your kids,...

What Decreases Your Potential Risk of Suffering an ACL Injury

What Decreases Your Potential Risk of Suffering an ACL Injury

The media loves to report suspected and confirmed anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries. Suffering an ACL tear means you’re usually sidelined for 6-18 months. Yes, there are athletes who defy the odds and come back sooner and others who suffer setbacks that take...

3 Ways a Personal Trainer Can Help You Survive the Holidays

3 Ways a Personal Trainer Can Help You Survive the Holidays

As the holiday season approaches, many of us find ourselves faced with a host of tempting temptations that can derail our progress toward a healthier lifestyle. It’s hard enough to stay on track with your fitness goals during the rest of the year. During the holidays,...

7 Benefits of Personal Training for High School Athletes

7 Benefits of Personal Training for High School Athletes

Sports performance training is needed for athletes to reach their maximum potential in sports. If you’re a high school athlete or the parent of an athlete, chances are you’ve heard the term “personal training.” But what does it mean? What are some of the benefits of...

10 Benefits of Having a Personal Trainer as an Adult

10 Benefits of Having a Personal Trainer as an Adult

We’re all looking for a little motivation in our lives. Whether it’s a personal trainer, a nutritionist, or a life coach, there are plenty of ways to improve our health and fitness. In fact, the benefits of a personal trainer are too numerous to list here. But for...

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...

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