Strength and Conditioning

Hiring A Personal Trainer

The Trend: When you’re working with a personal trainer, all you have to do is show up and let him/her do the coaching. A personal trainer not only provides a well-rounded and educated workout for you, but also ensures accountability with the appointments. Thurman (who, as a personal trainer, admits he’s biased) says, “For the most part, […]

incorporate HIIT into your workout routine

Every year, new fitness trends come and go. One style of working out has gained and maintained speed for the last three years. We’re talking about high intensity interval training (HIIT). This year, the Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends named HIIT as the number one trend for 2018. Since 2014, HIIT has consistently rained in […]

Mobility a function of strength and flexability

This weeks work on the cossack project included more deep squats. plus not shown in the photo is work on my  stretch reflex it’s a contra body exercise. to get your hamstrings loose. You need to train them how to relax by stretching out your quadriceps. facia first.  don’t just bend over and touch your toes thinking your stretching your […]

Every day, a new study is published heralding the benefits of physical fitness

Every day, a new study is published heralding the benefits of physical fitness. Everybody knows they should probably exercise more… but finding the motivation and the time can be difficult. How much do you work out each week? Hopefully, the new findings that physical activity can improve cognitive function throughout a lifespan will motivate you […]

Tabata Interval Training

Interval training alternates bouts of high-intensity work with rest in repeated timed intervals. The general idea is to perform a high volume of high-intensity work in a limited time. Ultimately, it is nothing more than anaerobic training with controlled rest periods. The benefits of interval training are to both anaerobic and aerobic systems. The obvious […]

Is Cardio Really the Secret to Fat Loss

One of the most talked about subjects in the fitness industry is this: Cardio and fat loss. Here’s what your clients (and yes, even us trainers too) want to know: Is cardio really necessary for fat loss? Which type of cardio will optimize fat loss? LISS (low intensity steady state cardio) or HIIT (high intensity interval […]