Fitness

Tight Hamstrings? That May Not Be The Real Issue

The hamstrings tend to end up being the scape goat for a lot of life’s problems. Low back pain? Tight hamstrings! Hamstring strain? Tight hamstrings! Bad blind date?? Yeah it’s probably those tight hamstrings of yours. And the cure for all of life’s problems according to your old school football …

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The Best of the Week: Things You Shouldn’t Miss 12/3-12/9

Hope you had a great week! There was a ton of good content out this week. Check out some of my favorites! My Personal Shenanigans Why Women Shouldn’t be Afraid of a Little Muscle Articles You Shouldn’t Miss Tip: Strengthen Your Deeep Core Muscles Written by: Kelvin King Jr. Kelvin …

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Why Women Shouldn’t Be Afraid of a Little Muscle

Gaining muscle can be a scary proposition for some women. They worry they will gain too much bulk. Or hell they may have heard a man say a muscular woman looks manly. A couple pounds of muscle is not going to make much of a difference in a woman’s overall …

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The Best of the Week: Things You Shouldn’t Miss 11/20-12/2

With the holiday last week I got caught up in all the travel and family time that I forgot to put up a Best of the Week last week so now you get a best of the last two weeks! Enjoy! My Personal Shenanigans Could Your FitBit Be Holding You …

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The Five Exercise Assignment

So I want to start off my saying I did not create this “idea” but I just wanted to join in the fun. I saw this “assignment” in an article on EliteFTS.com written by Nicholas Bronkall. He used this assignment with the internship program her ran at The Spot Athletics. …

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Could Your Fitbit Be Holding You Back? 8 Insights From Unplugged: Evolve From Technology to Upgrade Your Fitness, Performance and Consciousness

The new hot trend in fitness is technology. Everybody has gotten into the fitness tech game. From the Apple Watch to the Fitbit and even Under Armour and why not? By 2020 it looks to be a 30 billion dollar industry, so you better get it while the getting is …

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The Best of the Week: Things You Shouldn’t Miss 11/12-11/18

Hope this has been a good week! Friday night started with a downer after the football team at Dacula(the school I work at as an athletic trainer) by 1 point on a blocked PAT. But watching basketball all day at the Craig Sager Memorial Tournament held at our school has …

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What Annoys Top Fitness Pros The Most??

We all have that one thing that really erks us in life and personal trainers and strength coaches are no different. Hopefully I helped a few coaches get a few things off their chest. Check out what gets under the skin of some fitness pros. Meg Julian My biggest pet …

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Time To Re-Think Your Injuries

Warning! We are going to talk about the big, scary monster that looms over many of you, myself included. Injury. I’m sure you just had a shiver go down your spine hearing that word. For many people, the word injury is like a plague. We run from it if we …

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The Best of the Week: Things You Shouldn’t Miss 11/5-11/11

Welcome back to another Best of the Week! Hope you had a great second week of November. I am realizing that I totally neglected my conditioning during the month of October as I was squatting just about everyday and limiting my conditioning for the next days workout. So needless to …

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