Blogs about Athletic Training

Hello Saturday Night!

So WOW! Starting from last Saturday rested then Sunday went to a fulls day training of BOlly x and today a fulls day of PIYO training. FUn FUN! SO just got home shower is running. Ill be back for more updates. HaPPY END of the week! And p.s No coffee. 

How To Unleash Your Inner Athlete

In order to make your workouts super challenging, you have to push yourself past your physical and mental limits.  Here are some tips for upping your physical game. 1.Switch up your workouts. 

Back to the Drawing Board

March definitely had its ups and downs.  But, no problem, it just means that life is rolling along, and that’s a good thing.

Mini-Band Mania! 2014 Northeast Fitness Expo Powerpoint Presentation

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Foods to Improve Athletic Performance

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.

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,