Female Athlete Sitting On Ground And Taking Treatment For Knee Pain During the course of a season there are many things that can cause the downfall of a team, injuries tend to be the most problematic. One of the most prevalent injuries that occurs are shin splints. The definition of shin splints is acute pain in the shin and lower leg caused by prolonged running, typically on hard surfaces. This type of injury can sideline an athlete for weeks if not treated properly. What is the treatment for shin splints? Most physicians and/or PT's will say that rest is the only cure. This is only … [Read more...] about Shin Splints: The Athlete Killer
One of the most important aspects of an athlete's regimen is their strength training protocol. There are a variety of ways to determine what is the best, however here are some guidelines to follow when putting together a successful program. The first step is to fill out a medical history form to determine if there are certain injuries past or present that you may have to navigate around during a workout. The athlete should be cleared by a medical professional before starting any type of physical activity. Upon completion of both tasks, then the process of designing a program or hiring a … [Read more...] about How to Design your Strength Training Protocol
Female Athlete Sitting On Ground And Taking Treatment For Knee Pain Are you an individual suffering from an injury? Have you been through physical therapy and are still having issues? Are you an athlete trying to recover from a nagging pain or injury? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, then you came to the right place. I have been in the fitness industry for 23 years and have had a great amount of success being able to find solutions to nagging issues. Many times people are dealing with chronic pain that could be treated. In my time as a personal trainer, I have treated ACL … [Read more...] about Are you suffering from an injury?
Nutrition, proper mechanics, and strength training are needed to become a Bigger, Faster, and Stronger athlete.
Athletes need a balanced nutrition, proper mechanics, and strength training to become bigger, faster, and stronger. The most common phrase in Performance Based Training today is every athlete wants to be bigger, faster, and stronger. The true question is how does one accomplish such a goal. An athlete only becomes bigger, faster, and stronger with a multi-faceted approach. Athletes need proper nutrition, mechanics, and strength training to achieve this result. The first step is to take a look at your nutritional protocol. If you don't have the right fuel in your system, it really … [Read more...] about Nutrition, proper mechanics, and strength training are needed to become a Bigger, Faster, and Stronger athlete.
We are officially in the glorious year of 2021 and our world is fighting an invisible virus that attacks people's immune system. You would think we are talking about the latest movie to hit the theatre, however unfortunately we are living the real thing. As any virus that attacks the immune system, the stronger your immune system is the better chance you have of either not contracting it or fighting it off successfully with little to no symptoms. Most people do not do enough to take care of their mind and body. They resort to poor choices/habits such as eating poorly, drinking, abusing drugs, … [Read more...] about Feeling Under the Weather?Boost you body’s immune system.
Most athletes have the desire to be bigger, faster, and stronger than their competition. Coaches are continually looking to push athletes to the next level, yet many don't understand the basic fundamentals of how to get an athlete there. Throughout my years in the fitness industry, I have come across a broad spectrum of coaches and athletes. In 22 years in this industry, I have only found a select few who understand what it takes for an athlete to get to the next level. Coaches and athletes alike, many are utilizing the ways of what was taught and/or coached many years ago. We live in a new … [Read more...] about Body Imbalances can affect speed and agility
Coaches want athletes to show up to practice as well as put in time in the gym to become bigger, faster, and stronger. The reality of the situation is that many athletes are limited in achieving optimal performance because they do not take the time to do things that help them recover like stretching. I have seen many athletes be consistent in their efforts at practice and in the gym and all of a sudden succumb to an injury. I have heard of many stories from parents and athletes in which when they show up to practice there is little to no warm-up prior to starting on the field. Many coaches … [Read more...] about Flexibility: The Key to a Healthy Athlete
One of the most common phrases I hear from parents/coaches is that they want their athletes to be bigger, faster, and stronger. There are many ways to go about achieving these results, however there are two things that must happen. The first is you must talk to your athlete's about proper nutrition protocol and the correct amount of calories to be taking in as well as what foods work best for a certain energy response. The second thing that must occur is strength training as this is how you will build the muscles that you need for your relevant sport. If you are not talking about your … [Read more...] about Strength Training: The key to building a great athlete