Blogs about Injury Prevention

Want to be stronger and perform at your best?

Want to be stronger and perform at your best? All this while avoiding injury and increasing mobility? 

Train Your Body Not Your Ego

 Train Your Body Not Your Ego!by Bill Ross One of the biggest mistakes that is made in the fitness world is lifting to impress the ego, rather than lifting for health and wellness. What I am talking about is trying to lift weight that is completely too heavy, as well as, trying to perform cardio like they are 18 again. 

Running Mistakes

I was recently asked what are the best ways to avoid injury while running.  Those of you who are more familiar with my training philosophy will know that my stock answer to that is: don't run.  Runners injure themselves at a higher rate than any other athletes, with some estimates ranging up to 90% of runners experiencing injury in a given year. But what if you love to run?  What if that's why you get out of bed in the morning?  Well, physical activity is a good thing, and if running is what you're motivated to do, I won't sto

How Cross Training can Transform your Body

The importance of cross training involves combining strength, endurance, flexibility, mobility and mindbody disciplines on a weekly schedule is a key component to avoiding a fitness plateau along with injury prevention. We as humans fall easily into a habit of doing the same routine and our bodies adapt and adjust to the comfort and ease over time. Also neglecting other areas of fitness can lead to injury and overuse.

Sustainable Training

 Sustainable Training

The importance of WEIGHT TRAINING by Amanda Abdelrahman

"High intensity resistance training (above 60% of the 1 repetition maximum) causes large increases in strength in the elderly, and resistance training significantly increases muscle size. Resistance training also significantly increases energy requirements and insulin action of the elderly.

"Mommy, she fell down!"

At the last moment of a charity warm up, I sent everyone off to run, and the FINAL REACH for my water tipped the balance... 

To Stretch Or Not To Stretch...That Is The Question

            And the answer is clear…as mud. Back in the day, you would see everyone stretch before taking part in an activity. Life was good. Then, those darn scientists had to get involved with all their studies and facts and then people just got confused.

Presenter at 26th International Health & Fitness Congress

Saturday, April 1, 2017, 1:20pm - 2:20pmWorkshop - Dynamic Warm-up: From Theory Into PracticeThessaloniki, Greecehttps://www.grafts.gr/el/grafts-hellas/sinedria/international-health-fitness-congress/eisigites.html

Exercise FAQs

With so many of you embarking on a new exercise journey, today I want to answer some frequently asked questions on how to exercise properly so you can make this year your healthiest year ever! Q:  How Long Do I Need To Exercise For?Depending on whether you're performing full body or training specific muscle groups, a strength training routine should take anywhere from 30 minutes to 1 hour to complete.  Add another 10 - 60 minutes if your including cardiovascular (aerobic) activity.