Blogs about Athletic Training

3 Reasons to do Strength Training

3 Good Reasons to Do Strength TrainingA well-rounded fitness routine involves more than walking, running, biking, or swimming 5 days a week. Sure, aerobic workouts are key to getting and staying fit. But it’s important to mix in some strength training, too.    

Hydration for Athletes

Possibly the most underemphasized aspect of sports nutrition, hydration can make or break an athlete’s performance. While fuel depletion during exercise can impair performance, inadequate water not only impairs exercise capacity, but can create life threatening disturbances in fluid balances and core temperature. With as little as 1% of body weight lost in fluid, athletes can experience thirst, fatigue, and weakness (1). Thirst drives a person to drink, but it can actually lag behind the body’s need. When too much water is lost from the body and not replaced, dehydration develops.

Sleep: You Need It!

Sleep and work out timing are crucial elements to consider when designing an athlete's training program. Physical performance is best from 3-6 pm in the afternoon, with strength peaking from 2-6 PM.

Superior Strength

What is an Axis Bar? 

Question; John “When should I have my energy drink or coffee?”

Question; John “When should I have my energy drink or coffee?”This is a great question. Energy is based on the consumption of food in the form of calories in macronutrients such as proteins, carbohydrates and fats. It is the only form of energy there is. When you are tired you should start with a well-balanced meal to provide you the energy you need.

The YuBalance Philosophy

Emerging from Yu (a Tao term for being) assembling with the English word for balance (equilibrium, steadiness) is a philosophical approach to attaining sustainable lifelong wellness.  In a culture fixated on instant gratification,

National Posture Institute POSTURE CEC WORKSHOP at State College of Florida January 18 - 19, 2013

  National Posture Institute Posture Analysis and Correction WorkshopJanuary 18 - 19, 2013 (Fri.-Sat.) Early Bird Discounts End on Dec. 18, 2012! Register now to save $100 Location:State College of Florida - Lakewood Ranch Campus7131 Professional Pkwy. E., Sarasota, FL 34240