3 Tips To Maintaining Strength During A Competitive Season

As we gear up for the first week of the Fall Sports season, many of our athletes are coming off a great summer of getting stronger, moving better, and maximizing their physical potential.   If there’s no plan to at least maintain strength…
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How Fast Should You Be Losing Weight? What Might You Be Doing Wrong?

Today I will be talking about something I get asked about a lot, how fast should we be losing weight? There are two things wrong with this question, one is that you should not worry about how ‘fast’ you can lose weight. We obviously want…
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Protein Powder & Its Place In Your Diet

Protein is essential to building and retaining lean muscle mass. Consistently getting in adequate amounts of protein each day is incredibly important for progress and overall health. Depending on your height, weight and goals, you are going…
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Should You Be Taking Probiotics?

The word “Probiotic” itself is translated to “beneficial for life” …..and man is that true! We get probiotics from any kind of fermented foods we eat, for example; greek yogurt, kefir, kimchi (fermented cabbage), sauerkraut, aged…
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Is Supplementing With Creatine Beneficial?!

Creatine can actually be found in some foods including meat, eggs and fish. It is a molecule that we produce in the body. It stores high-energy phosphates groups in the form of phosphocreatine. The phosphocreatine then releases energy to help…
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Does Sugar Actually Cause Obesity?!

Just want to make something clear about sugar in this post. A lot of people look at sugar as this terrible thing that will make you fat, lazy or hurt your performance. Well I’m here to tell you that sugar alone does not cause weight gain,…
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How To Figure Out If Your Trainer Is An IDIOT

If you’re a fitness professional, in a similar industry or have just been working with great coaches for a while, I am sure you have noticed some not so great coaches/trainers throughout the years. I have worked at 4 different sport and…

Preventing Injuries In Softball Pitchers

In this weeks addition of No Athlete Left Behind, we take a closer look at why softball pitching injuries are on the rise, and what we can do to combat growing problem.    

Summer IMPACT Series #9 - Greatness Is Within Reach!

The number 9 is defined in many ways.  On Numeralology - The Vibration and Meaning of Numbers  a few of the many qualities of the number 9 are: ...those of leadership, the ability to see clearly, integration, the three worlds – physical,…
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Summer IMPACT Series #8 - Life And The Climb

As we roll into week 8 of our Summer IMPACT series, it was just about a week ago that on 8/8/17 (1+7=8) I wanted to experience the true metaphor of life...a tough physical climb. 8/8/8 and week 8 of our IMPACT series seems to be a perfect fit! We…