Month: September 2019

  • Are Your Ankles Mobile… and Stiff?!?!

    Are Your Ankles Mobile… and Stiff?!?!

    The ankle joint and surrounding structures is one of the most important joints in the human body for athletic performance. Many athletic activities in sport require tremendous amounts of force being applied and re-directed through this joint including sprinting, jumping, cutting and the changing of direction. While stiffness in the ankle joint is generally regarded […]

  • Three Tips To In-Season Training – Football

    Three Tips To In-Season Training – Football

    In season training is a must for ALL sports! One of my biggest pet peeves is when athletes train SO HARD during the off-season but then they do nothing to maintain their hard work during the season! You are wasting all the hard work you’ve put in! Listen I get it…. lifting during the season […]

  • Why Female Athletes Need To Strength Train – Part 1

    Why Female Athletes Need To Strength Train – Part 1

    The girls I see coming into the facility always out train the boys; gone are the days where we will accept the phrase “—-like a girl” to mean something inherently wrong, especially when it comes to sports! Female Athletes need to be taken just as seriously as their male counterparts, that goes for every aspect […]

  • Has your bench press hit a plateau?

    Has your bench press hit a plateau?

    There is a small but mighty trick to break through, switch to a DB chest press and get the most bang for your buck. The strongest, smartest lifters don’t bench-press with their upper arms 90 degrees from their sides; they tuck their elbows in on the descent to get more power and reduce the risk […]

  • 6 Reasons Why Strength Training for Figure Skaters is Important

    6 Reasons Why Strength Training for Figure Skaters is Important

    I have had the good fortune of working with a number of figure skaters. Occasionally, parents of children who I do not coach will ask me about the benefits of strength training for figure skaters. Below are the 6 reasons I cite for getting figure skaters involved in strength training. 1) Strength training will eliminate […]

  • Tilapia, Watercress & Mango Salad

    Tilapia, Watercress & Mango Salad

    It’s a light dinner, simple recipe that takes 25 minutes to prep and will impress your taste buds!

  • Squat Depth: How low should I go?

    Squat Depth: How low should I go?

    The squat is one of the most well known, if not the most well-known exercise for developing lower body strength. One of the age-old questions in the athletic community and strength and conditioning world is how low should I go? This post aims to delve into this topic and provide insight into how low one […]

  • Maxfit 44 program

    Maxfit 44 program

    Get lean and fit or face accelerated aging, weight gain, diminished sex drive, declining energy, chronic diseases like osteoarthritis, chronic low back pain, diabetes, and other problems.

  • Why Increase Your Omega 3 Intake?

    Why Increase Your Omega 3 Intake?

    I keep hearing about good fats and why I should be taking them. If I took good fats wouldn’t I just become fatter and what are the true benefits? Also, what are Omega 3 fats? Grant N.   Hey Grant, that’s a great question and one that I hear regularly. First let’s get an understanding […]