• MS: Sports Psychology from CUP
• NASM: CPT, CES, PES
FRIDAY, April 19 (HealthDay News) -- Young athletes who train intensely for one sport are at greatly increased risk for severe overuse injuries such as stress fractures, a new study finds.
For example, children and teens who play a sport for more hours per week than their age -- such as a...Full Article
FRIDAY, Dec. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Olympic medal winners live longer than people in the general population, but athletes who do high- or moderate-intensity sports have no survival advantage over those who do low-intensity activities such as golf, according to two new studies.
In one stud...Full Article
MONDAY, Nov. 26 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests it would be wildly expensive -- more than $10 million per life saved -- to require American high school and college athletes to undergo heart testing to weed out those at risk for fatal cardiac complications from playing sports.
MONDAY, Nov. 26 (HealthDay News) -- For middle-aged adults trying to protect their knee health, it may be best to avoid extreme ends of the exercise spectrum, such as too much high-impact exercise or too little physical activity, researchers have found.
While p...Full Article
FRIDAY, Oct. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Standards used to diagnose concussion in college athletes are inconsistent and require clearer definitions and better tools to make the diagnosis, researchers report.
Their five-year study included 450 male and female athletes who played on football and...Full Article
It depends on how long you need endurance for. The length of running time and/or distance would differ depending on what your training goal is. In most cases, for increasing cardiovascular endurance for the average person, a cardio program, which varies distance, time, type of cardio and heart rate... Full Post
The fact is every single one of us have abs. Abs are a part of our anatomy. Most of us just have a layer or several layers of fat hiding them. To get six-pack abs you need to do two things, build muscle and decrease body fat. Sounds easy enough right? Perhaps so but developing a great looking six-pack...Full Post
Answering as a personal trainer, the back pain I hear about from clients comes from a variety of circumstances:
Exercise can help lower back pain by:
Speaking as a trainer, young athletes commonly develop poor movement patterns which lead to excessive stress in the low back. Faulty movements in the upper and lower extremities often place too much force or uncontrolled range of motion through their center of mass (lower back/core area). Poor movement... Full Post
Overtraining and Prevention
MS-Sports Psychology, CPT, CES, PES
Overtraining is a serious issue and is often experienced by regular exercisers and athletes alike. Overtraining is the point at which you've trained beyond your body's ability to recover. Some of the typical signs of...Full Post