Personal Trainer

How and When To Get Sport Specific

What is the first thing you think of when someone mentions sport specific training? Most people think about using a swinging a resisted golf club, using a weighted baseball or some form of replicating sport with added resistance.

Many coaches today still use these methods, and in theory, it seems reasonable. The truth is research has found using resistance to replicate a specific sport movement isn’t very effective. Throwing a donut on a baseball bat does shown not to improve bat speed. Game play in sports happen at full speed and replicating the motions of sport at anything less than game speed is putting the athletes at a disadvantage and creating unnecessary potential for injury.

New Year... New You??

New Year... New You??

I’ve heard it before… especially being in the fitness industry. Gym membership numbers go up and people decide they are now “motivated” to change. It usually sounds something like:

  • I am going to lose 10lbs!

  • I am going to start eating healthy!

  • Have you heard of this new fad diet? I am going to start it!

  • I’m going to join a gym and then I’ll have to go….

5 Things To Look For When Choosing A Personal Trainer

5 Things To Look For When Choosing A Personal Trainer

The fitness industry in today's world is muddy to say the least. There are more certifications, qualifications, and fitness guru’s than ever before. Deciding to invest in a personal trainer is something that has the ability to change your life and is something that is deserving of your time and research. Below are 5 tips to help you make the right decision when hiring a personal trainer.