Category: Exercise Science, Biology, and Research

Increase Your Personal Training Client’s Vertical Jump

Increase Your Personal Training Client’s Vertical Jump

When the basketball off season is in full swing and I have been asked numerous times, "how do I increase my vertical?"  Most aspiring basketball players think about flying through the air "Like Mike".  As fitness professionals these people come to us for help in achieving that dream.  They see the value of having professional training to get them off the ground quicker and higher than their opponent. 

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understanding hip flexion

Understanding Hip Flexion

Article compliments of Personal Training on the Net. A recent post on my web site forum made me realize that often a short answer to a complicated question doesn’t work. A few of my readers seemed to think that all of the recent talk about a weak psoas muscle or an under-active psoas muscle might just be people being trendy. I strongly disagree.

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ATHLETICISM GENETIC

Is Athleticism Genetic?

Is athleticism genetic? We often use the phrase “natural-born athlete” to describe one who excels in sports. While genetics does play a role, let’s discuss…

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