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How Do You Know If You're In Really Good Shape?

Most people believe that longer endurance training will yield superior results when it comes to overall fitness such as a more efficient cardiovascular system and greater fat loss.  It's been proven that long slow "cardio" can actually strip…

How To Develop Game Changing Speed

Yes. Speed Kills. Especially in the team sports setting, success is usually defined by the speed of the game.  Athletes who are faster, and in better condition will have the advantage. How coaches, athletes and parents view speed development…
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Should You Take Supplements? Part 1

Should You Be Taking Supplements? By Frank Hoyle, CPT, EIM Ambassador. Frank is currently performing his internship with Conca Sport and Fitness. Something that I get asked multiple times on a daily basis is; “Frank, what  supplements…

12 To Do's During Tryouts...and for the rest of your sports career

12 Simple Yet Significant Daily To Do's For Leaders This article was written by Jeff Janssen, founder and president of the Janssen Sports Leadership Center 1. Be the hardest worker at practice today. Without fail, one of the quickest ways…

Part 2: 5 Myths Of Resistance Training For Runners

5 Myths Of Resistance Training For Runners: Using Light Weights Will Benefit Your Performance It's been a common thought that resistance training with high reps builds muscular endurance and will "TONE" your muscles into efficient working mini…

Part 1: 5 Myths Of Resistance Training For Runners

Last week I gave a presentation to the Griffin's Friends running club, in cooperation with Baystate Rehabilitation, titled The 5 Resistance Training Myths for Runners. Let's just say that there were a lot of eyebrows raised as we went against…

Sleep, Fat Loss and Sport Performance

How Sleep Affects Sport Performance and Fat Loss: By Meghan Fenton, CSF Intern Sleeping is a part of the everyday life cycle and has a host of benefits if the proper amount is achieved, which should be typically around 8 hours. When you’re…