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Today's Fitness/Health Tip: SPORTS IN THE SUN

Does your sport require a lot of time outdoors? Skin cancer is no laughing matter. Stay sun-safe and reduce your cancer risks. Try to schedule your activities before 10 a.m. or after 4 p.m. to avoid strong ultraviolet (UV) rays. If you have to be outside during these hours, stay in shaded areas whenever possible and apply a sunscreen with an SPF (sun protection factor) of at least 15 that provides broad-spectrum (UVA and UVB) protection.

Are Food Sensitivities Making You Fat?

According to Roger Deutsch, author of “Your Hidden Food Allergies are Making You Fat,” it certainly is a possibility.  He begins by explaining the difference between a food allergy and a food sensitivity.  A food allergy causes a rapid, severe onset of symptoms while a food sensitivity yields delayed low-grade symptoms.  The body’s reaction to an allergy vs.

Nourishment Plan

Being a trainer means we have to be in tune with everything health and fitness.  Trainers are constantly reviewing equipment, research articles, recipes, and so much more.  If we are not reviewing these factors on a consistent basis then we are not doing our job.  Trainers are absolutely good enough without reviewing all of the compiled information, but we owe it to ourselves and (more importantly) to our clients to make sure this is done.

I have a crush on BJ....

"On the whole, tho’ I never arrived at the Perfection I had been so ambitious of obtaining, but fell far short of it, yet as I was, by the Endeavor, a better and a happier Man than I otherwise should have been if I had not attempted it." - Benjamin Franklin

The CrossCore180® is a great addition to our weight room

“The CrossCore180® is a great addition to our weight room, and I am excited to add it to all of our athletic training programs. Its versatility and functionality is unmatched in the industry.”www.crosscore-usa.com

What is Metabolic Testing?

What is Metabolic Testing? Physiologic evaluations based on actual oxygen consumed and carbon dioxide produced for:

Basic Fitness Movements

By Marc D Thompson. The body makes a limited number of healthy movements. Some of the most important are represented below is these movements. Most solid fitness routines have some or all of these movements. Does yours?1. Squat2. Lunge3. Push4. Pull5. Trunk twist6. Trunk flexion7. Trunk extension8. Self-myofascial release techniques9. Cardiovascular exercises (spin, cardio core, intervals, etc.)10. Boxing drills

Attend the National Posture Institute's Posture & Resistance Training CEC Workshop at Temple University July 13-14, 2013

Attend  the National Posture Institute's Posture Analysis & Resistance Training CEC Workshop at Temple University | July 13-14, 2013 (Sat. - Sun.). Learn More & Register Now: http://npionline.org/workshops/tu

Myofascial Release Part 4

 

How to get FIT!

Talk to 10 people and you'll get 10 different opinions on the best way to get fit.  One will tell you to attend an aerobics class. Another will swear by jogging. Yet another will tell you that dance and biking worked for them.  The truth is that there's really only one effective way to get fit. 
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