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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Preventing a Hamstring Pull-part 2: the Reverse Hyper

Another great exercise for preventing hamstring injuries is the reverse hyper. This is because it does 3 vital things: 1. it strengthens the hamstring in the hip extended position 2. it recruits muscles in a similar motor pattern to running 3. in the lowered position, the muscles […]

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Is my kid too young to start working out?

Is my kid too young to start working out? In short, no. The typical reason for advising against lifting for children is that the forces are too high and that it will damage their growth plates and stunt their growth. This is unfounded and there […]

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Balance Your Workouts to Balance Testosterone

Testosterone is a wonderful hormone when it is doing what it’s supposed to do. These benefits include increases in strength, muscle mass, power, speed, cognitive function, energy and libido, and decreases body fat.  However, when testosterone isn’t optimized, you get the opposite effects. You training […]

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One on One Personal Training

For those that would prefer some one on one personal training, we are now offering one on one sessions to help you meet your personal goals. Sessions start at $80 for a single session but we will be offering packages at lower per session costs. […]

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What’s the deal with those funny looking shoes with the individual toes?

Last week I did a post on the benefits of doing sand training.  There is a new shoe called Vibram Fivefingers (actually they have been around for a few years now but they are just beginning to build some steam).  This shoe is designed to […]

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The truth about picthing velocity and shoulder durability in Pitchers: where does the speed come from?

I recently read an article in Sports Illustrated about pitchers losing their arms once they go pro. Apparently this is a phenomenon of some sort. It is a common problem in certain clubs, and not a problem in others. So what is happening to these […]

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Keys to Athletic Development

So what are the 3 most important things for athletic development (not the only things, but the most foundational for sure)? Honestly, that is a lot simpler than we make it out to be. There are a lot of theories out there, most of which […]

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The Quest for More Muscle

ADS Specificity-Review of Possible Adaptations There are really a lot of ways to put on muscle, or I should say a lot of different kinds of muscle growth. The first problem is knowing what type of muscle growth is best suited for your particular goal.  […]

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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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