Do You Have Hyponatremia?

Do You Have Hyponatremia? Hyponatremia is a sodium deficiency typically caused by over hydration or excessive sweating and rehydration without electrolyte replenishment. It may also be caused by illnesses and medications (which I am not addressing in this post).   Why should you replenish electrolytes when […]

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Why Can’t I Loose Weight? part 2

In “Why Can’t I Loose Weight? part 1” I discussed the 4 big questions that should be addressed if you are struggling to loose weight, focussing on the first 2. 1. Are you exercising enough or doing the proper types of exercise and intensity? 2. […]

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Why Can’t I Loose Weight? part 1

Why Can’t I loose Weight is a question that I often get from potential clients. Unfortunately it is not often a simple question to answer. There are a myriad of things that can foul the body’s metabolism. Here we will look into the major ones […]

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Athlete Development Systems, LLC has received an award for Best Personal Trainer!

Athlete Development Systems has been awarded the #1 personal trainer of 2015 for the Summerville and Goose Creek area for 2015 by Thumbtack! Thank you to all of my clients for the their tireless dedication, great reviews, and most importantly for giving me the privilege […]

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Stretching, is it important, should you do it, and are there better alternatives?

Stretching, is it important, should you do it, and are there better alternatives? First, we should specify a little more. There are multiple forms of “strecthing” or flexibility work and each has some specific functions.  As opposed to typing a research paper concerning the pros and […]

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High Intensity Training or Low Intensity Training

Should you perform High Intensity Training or Low Intensity Training, or a combination?   There are merits to both styles of training but lets first define the two terms. Intensity is expresses as a percentage of a maximum. In weight lifting, 100% is the most weight […]

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Training for Athletic Performance

Training an athlete for performance can seem like a simple task to the layman gym rat. Go work out and you get better, right? But in reality it doesn’t really work that way. Well, it may for a little while, but after that someone that […]

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Choosing the RIGHT Personal Trainer

Choosing the right personal trainer for you can be a difficult task. In your average city there are a myriad of options. Most of them will be a waste of your money. As a personal trainer, I hate to admit this but it is true. […]

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Is Fish Oil a Waste of Money?

A recent surge of studies has shown that fish oil supplements are not as useful as previously thought for preventing heart disease. So what’s the deal? Good or a waste of money? Well, that depends on what you are using it for. The effects of […]

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Metabolic Syndrome in high school and college football players?

A recent study in the June issue of The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research showed that 11% of the tested 123 high school and college football players qualified as having metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is a disease that is comprised of a number of […]

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