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Training Around Injury

Training Around Injury

Maintaining Workouts with an Injury As an athlete, getting injured sucks, especially if your doctor tells you to rest to fully recover. After hearing that, you probably start to worry about maintaining your fitness levels you worked so hard to get to. But just because...

Using Fitness to Defeat Depression

Using Fitness to Defeat Depression

Disclaimer: talk to your doctor if you experience serious signs of depression. If you feel suicidal, call 911 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1800-273-TALK (8255).   Depression can make you stop feeling like doing anything, especially working out....

The Fitness Journey

The Fitness Journey

How to Start Your Fitness Journey The journey of 1,000 miles begins with the first step. Lao Tzu used this proverb to encourage someone to start working towards their goals. And that’s what today’s topic is about: how to start your fitness journey. Rather than just...

The Ultimate Guide to Gym Etiquette

The Ultimate Guide to Gym Etiquette

Gym Etiquette The first time you encounter some of these behaviors from a fellow gym goer, they may surprise you. You might make mental excuses for them (“they don’t know better” or “they didn’t see me literally standing right here.”) You might shoot them dirty looks...

Growth Spurts and Youth Sports

Growth Spurts and Youth Sports

“Why Does it Look like My Kid Never Played Before?” We hear this question all the time, generally from the parent of a normally outstanding player. This young athlete has probably played an organized sport for five or six years already, maybe longer. The parents have...

The Many Benefits of Massage Therapy

The Many Benefits of Massage Therapy

If you’re a regular exerciser, you know the importance of proper nutrition, hydration, rest, and strength training to your overall health and workout recovery. Even if you’re not a regular exerciser, someone you know probably annoys the crap out of you talking about...

The Fitness Journey

The Basics of Biomechanics

It can be frustrating if a trainer points out that during your rep session that you’re breaking your form. After all, you may not feel anything different than before and nothing hurts, so you may think what’s the problem? You’re getting your gains and feel great. But...

Come on, Student Athlete, Eat!

Come on, Student Athlete, Eat!

Come on, Student Athlete, Eat! We can’t believe we have to say this, but we’ve witnessed enough episodes that we felt it warranted a post. Food is your friend. So, come on, student athlete, eat! Contrary to popular belief, this doesn’t just apply to girls. Too...

The One-Sport Trap

The One-Sport Trap

Don’t Fall into the One-Sport Trap We believe a child’s first experience with team sports should be low-key, mildly competitive, and – brace yourself – fun. These little future athletes have bodies that change daily, and they need time to figure out how they work....

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