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 Basics of Biomechanics

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....
Rest and Recovery Days

Rest and Recovery Days

Yes, You Need Rest and Recovery Days Every person who walks through our doors is looking to improve their health. Why else would you come to a gym, right? But sometimes we see a few of our members pumping iron a bit too often. Occasionally, we have to have a tough...