There are several injury prevention strategies out there for athletes today, but these are the tried and true tips for decreasing your or your child’s likelihood of injury while participating in athletics.
Either form falls under the larger umbrella of strength training. Both are forms of strength training and are very beneficial. They can be utilized congruently throughout your daily exercise. Yet, depending upon your goals, each has its place.
Planks are one of the most common exercises performed in a gym and rehabilitation program. However, technique is rarely corrected before progressing on to harder variations. So, today we’re going to look at the basics and a few variations.
Technique is the most important and yet often the least appreciated part of an exercise program. It is not just important for strength training as many people think; it plays a vital role in even everyday tasks. So, what techniques have you lost?
For over 20 years FITLIFE has been serving the Valley of the Sun. FITLIFE was founded to bridge the gap between medicine, athletic training, strength and conditioning, personal training, and fitness. John Neel and Dan Wright were two athletic trainers who saw the need for a personalized fitness business that incorporated the knowledge of the health care professional into a small comfortable environment where Continue reading “In the Beginning…”
Over the past decade or more the term functional training has become quite common in the exercise and rehabilitation realms. Why? That’s what we’re going to hash out.
Athletic enhancement. What do you think of when you hear that? Early sport specialization or perhaps one-on-one sports specific training? Although these may be factors, we’re going to take a look at a few of the key components that take an athlete to the top of their game AND allow them stay there for the long haul.
This has become too complicated of a question and a plethora of exercise training programs are out there. Circut Training, Weightlifing, Running, Cycling, Boxing, Zumba, CrossFit, Yoga, etc. You name it, it exists. It can be hard to navigate understanding which type of exercise is right for you or what you might be interested in doing. So start by asking yourself a few questions…
What does CSCS® stand for? Any guesses? Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.
Alright I admit that might not have been that challenging of a question, but let me pose you another. Can you explain the differences between a CSCS® and a certified personal trainer or other healthcare professional? That’s perhaps a little trickier…