Last week I gave you a brief introduction to sport-specific training. We left off on how the most logical way to initiate an effective sports-specific…READ MORE
Category: Sport Specific Training
An Introduction to Sport-Specific Personal Training
There is no question that the improved coordination and motor skill enhancement acquired through the repetitious performance of a specified athletic activity constitutes the foundation…READ MORE
Fun Run Part Two
We did it! We “put our money where our mouth is”. We “practiced what we preached”. We got up and did something new! This last…READ MORE
Motivate Clients to Bike to Work
Your job is to encourage clients to live healthier lives through fitness and nutrition. And, that should extend beyond the gym. Fitness is a lifestyle—it’s full time. Not just a one-hour session, three times a week. While you can’t be with your clients 24 hours a day, seven days a week, you can give them the tools they need to stay active and healthy when you aren’t around.
Bike week is one of those tools you can give your clients. Since they are coming to you, it means they already have an interest in physical fitness. So, it shouldn’t be a huge challenge to encourage them to try something new. Although, don’t be surprised if you’re met with some resistance.READ MORE
Preventing Golf Injuries and Choosing the Right Equipment
With the onset of the good weather, many of your clients are now playing golf on a regular basis, but have they trained their muscles properly to swing the club with ease and avoid injuries?READ MORE
Everyone Into the Pool
The medical community has used water as a medium to treat injuries and rehabilitate patients for many years. Aquatic exercise classes have attracted individuals with special needs such as senior adults, pregnant women and those who do not tolerate land-based exercise well. Exercising in water decreases pain and stiffness and is particularly desirable for clients with arthritis and orthopedic conditions of the hips, knees, ankles, feet and spine.