How Chronic Inflammation Will Have A Negative Effect On Recovery, Performance, And Joint Mobility

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As someone who leads the athletic lifestyle, staying active, agile, and strong is of critical importance. You hit the gym on a regular basis in effort to attain these characteristics and would do just about anything you can to ensure you are consistently moving forward. But, could one factor be limiting your progress without you potentially even realizing it? Inflammation … Read More

5 Nutritional Steps To Improve Recovery

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Looking to get a jump on your recovery?  While many athletes put great time and effort into finding the perfect workout program to use, few take the time to consider their recovery. This is a shame because your success is directly limited by your rate of recovery. This is the time that occurs between your workout sessions when your body … Read More

(Video) How To Stretch To Become Stronger, Faster and Pain Free [7 Guidelines]

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In the video above I’m going to give you 7 stretching guidelines that will ensure a more effective, efficient and pain-free way to improve your flexibility. Pain-Free Stretching The main take home point of this article is that PAIN during stretching should NEVER be part of the program because it’s a sign that the body’s internal defense mechanisms of your nervous system are … Read More

5 Nutritional Steps To Improve Your Training Performance

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When it comes to seeing progress from your workouts, nutrition is easily up to 75% of the game. Get your diet wrong and it won’t matter what you do in the gym, your performance won’t be moving forward as you had hoped you would. The great news is that fixing your nutrition doesn’t have to be complicated. Using some proven … Read More

Run Twice As Far With No More Pain

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If you’re focused on really getting into shape and looking great, then you probably know running to be one of the most effective cardio workouts to get fit and lean. The problem is… if you’re like most people, you haven’t been able to get comfortable enough in your run to build the physical conditioning that you want.   Has your … Read More

5 Ways To Ensure Your Body Is Getting The Nutrients It Needs

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Your standards for yourself are high, so you’ve put the time and energy into reading up on the latest of nutritional practices and are focusing on eating as healthy as possible at least 90% of the time. You feel good in knowing that you’re making wise food choices and are fueling your body with everything that it needs to see … Read More

Avoid Over Training and Career Ending Injuries With These 5 steps

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It’s been said that in life over-ambition can sometimes backfire.  This happens often with many athletes and fitness enthusiasts who are so driven about achieving amazing results that they lose themselves in exercise and end up in a constant state of being broken down and risking injury.  As a health professional, I witness this condition of overtraining all to often … Read More

Training for Sports

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One of the key components of success for an athlete is a Strength & Conditioning program focused on performance and prevention. Improving performance is the obvious overall objective in sports.  But participating in sports increases the chances of being injured, either through physical breakdown, or contact. So a major responsibility of an athlete or a coach is to reduce the … Read More

Basketball Injury Prevention

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Basketball is a highly demanding and competitive sport. Therefore, it is highly stressful to the body, and often leads to injuries related to overuse or contact with the floor or another player.  On average almost half of the players on a basketball team during the course of a season experience injury, and in some cases multiple ones.  In any given … Read More

Getting Results? It’s All in the Details…

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Whether it is your nutrition or your exercise, paying attention to the details is the difference between mediocre results and excellent results.  New clients often ask me why after many years of exercising on their own that they were not achieving their goals, and/or experiencing some sort of bodily pain. Once I evaluate what they had been doing, I can … Read More