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WHY EXERCISE RECOVERY HAS BECOME A VITAL COMPONENT OF FITNESS:

WHY EXERCISE RECOVERY HAS BECOME A VITAL COMPONENT OF FITNESS:

By TRX Recovery—aka what you do to help the body and mind manage the strain of physical activity and stress—isn’t a new concept. Those flimsy white foam rollers have been floating around physical therapy offices for decades. Believe it or not, massage has roots as far...

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PROGRESSIVE OVERLOAD EXPLAINED: GROW MUSCLE & STRENGTH TODAY

PROGRESSIVE OVERLOAD EXPLAINED: GROW MUSCLE & STRENGTH TODAY

By Andre Adams With any training regimen the body is always in a state of adaptation. To continuously improve performance over time, your training must be modified to increase the acute variables and progressively overload the muscles. In this blog we will look beyond...

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10 Tips for Managing Stress in Difficult Seasons

10 Tips for Managing Stress in Difficult Seasons

By Julie King 10 Tips for Managing Stress in Difficult Seasons If there was ever a question about whether a universal difficult season existed, 2020 has proven that it does. Given the significant challenges of COVID-19 and the fallout that seems to have affected...

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PREVENTING CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE WITH HARDINESS COACHING:

PREVENTING CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE WITH HARDINESS COACHING:

By Patricia Vangalen Like a leaky roof, do we patch the hole and hope for the best? Or do we replace and restore it and do the maintenance to optimize it, despite extreme weather conditions? In ski-speak, we joke about variable conditions, which are never predictable....

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LOW & HIGH GLYCEMIC FOODS: GLYCEMIC INDEX AND LOAD EXPLAINED:

LOW & HIGH GLYCEMIC FOODS: GLYCEMIC INDEX AND LOAD EXPLAINED:

By Brad Dieter The glycemic index is one of the most popular tools used in nutrition, especially in weight loss, glycemic control, and sports Nutrition. When you Google the term “Glycemic Index,” you will return almost 26 million hits, meaning this is one of the most...

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NASM-CPT PODCAST: COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT PERSONAL TRAINERS:

NASM-CPT PODCAST: COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT PERSONAL TRAINERS:

As the old saying goes, don’t believe everything you hear. That’s certainly the case when it comes to personal trainers. In this episode, host Rick Richey refutes several common stereotypes when it comes to fitness experts. Whether it be trainers are “meatheads,” to...

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EXERCISES FOR PARKINSON’S DISEASE: MANAGING SYMPTOMS:

EXERCISES FOR PARKINSON’S DISEASE: MANAGING SYMPTOMS:

By COLLEEN BRIDGES Determined, consistent, and tenacious are just a few words I like to use to describe my Parkinson's Disease "fighters." I call them "fighters" because instead of lying down and giving up, they have chosen to take charge of their future. They commit...

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