Jamie Wolf , NASM Elite Trainer

Jamie Wolf , NASM Elite Trainer's Blog

  • Hallux Valgus Kinetic Chain Reactions

    This dysfunction that occurs at the distal segment of the kinetic chain can cause muscle imbalances at the lumbo-pelvic-hip complex, shoulders, cervical spine, and even elbows. This condition commonly is found with pronated feet. There is also

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  • Sodium’s Effect on Exercise Hydration and Heat Related Conditions

    Sodium deficits in athletes during endurance training events can have profound health effects (2). Prior to this research my knowledge was limited on this topic. In fact, I have personally completed two full marathons and was told by many marathon

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  • Chain Effects of Poor Seated Posture

    Poor sitting posture can result in several muscle imbalances and syndromes. This posture often arises by too much time spent driving, sitting at a desk, or working on a computer. Many Americans fail to exercise proper posture in these activities and many

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  • Osgood Slaughter’s disease

    I have a client who experienced patellar tendonitis in his left knee. He was diagnosed with Osgood Slaughter’s disease when he was in high school. He grew six inches during his sophomore year and the pain started. After completing his senior season of football

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  • How Much Exercise is Too Much?

    There has been some debate on this topic over the past 30 years. Some major considerations that need to be reviewed in regards to this question are the participant’s immune function, health history, injury history, muscle imbalances, and ri

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  • Creatine & Exercise

    Research studies have cited some potential risks for those who use creatine in greater dosages than five grams per day. Possible side effects of ingesting more than this amount include cramping and nausea. However, many other studies have cited that taking

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  • Caffeine & Exercise

    There have been studies that showed improved performance with caffeine use in dosages of 400-600 mg. The improved performance was linked to submaximal exercise such as running and cycling. Performance was improved by an increase in duration of the exercise

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  • Annual Consulting Fitness Education Providership

    Consulting Fitness Education Providership

    12 Month Continuing Education Workshop Plan

    Jamie Wolf, BS, CSCS, NASM-CES-CPT-PES

    1. Kinetic Chain Assessment (Movement Screens/Goniometric Assessment)

    2. Corrective Flexibility Training (Foam Roll, Corrective...Full Post
  • Starting a Running Program

    A common strategy for new runners is a walk/jog routine.

    Week 1: walk 4.5 minutes, jog .5 minutes
    Week 2: walk 4 minutes, jog 1 minute
    Week 3: walk 3.5 minutes, jog 1.5 minutes
    Week 4: walk 3 minutes, jog 2 minutes
    Week 5: walk 2.5 minutes, jog 2.5 minutes
    Week 6:

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  • Simple Math for Losing Belly Fat

    We can turn losing belly fat into a basic math problem and away from questionable fad diets. Anyone with medical problems should seek a registered dietician or medical professional to assist them in their journey.

    1. 3500 calories equals a pound.
    2. Safe weight

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