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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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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Is Your High School Strength Coach Qualified to be a Strength Coach?

Is Your High School Strength Coach Qualified to be a Strength Coach? The NSCA just published an article ahead of print that researched the qualifications of High School Strength coaches, sport coaches, and physical education coaches and collegiate seniors to teach/coach basic weight training techniques […]

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A Record Setter’s Take on Nutrition

Recently I was watching the NFL network and caught an interview with Tony Gonzalez about his diet. Tony has been an NFL tight end since 1997 and has set numerous records: Records (from wikipedia) Kansas City Chiefs Career receptions (916 as of December 30, 2008) […]

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Lifting for Golf

Lifting for golf can be a sensitive subject for some. There are a lot of programs and certifications out there that are specific for improving your golf game. So what is appropriate for you? First and foremost should be a program that develops basic fundamental […]

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Important Nutrients for those that train hard: part 2

One of the most important nutrients for your body is the element magnesium. Most people know all about calcium and its importance for various functions in the body but magnesium is the middle child that can make or break your day. Most of the time […]

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