Monthly Archives: March 2014

“The way to get…

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” — Walt Disney 🙂 Advertisements

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“Break-In Workout Programs for Beginners” This excerpt from Coach Nick Tumminello’s Strength Training for Fat Loss, contains a handful of workout plans, including a workout plan to be performed at home utilizing bodyweight exercises, elastic tubing/bands, and a stability ball. To prepare … Continue reading

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“Keep living th…

“Keep living the dream. Hit the snooze button.” — anonymous 🙂

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“The 10-Hour Day” The 2014 Major League Baseball season starts today. This is video from coach Perry Castellano’s presentation at the NSCA’s 2013 Coaches Conference. During his presentation he draws from Vern Gambetta’s article, “Strength by Design.” This video provides some insight into … Continue reading

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“The Eight Benefits of Fat Loss—Beyond Improved Appearance” Coach Nick Tumminello shares eight benefits of losing fat that go beyond an improved physical appearance. Coach Tumminello is an in-demand trainer and fitness educator. His new publication, Strength Training for Fat … Continue reading

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“You’re never t…

“You’re never too old to do goofy stuff.” — Hugh Beaumont as Ward Cleaver in the TV series Leave It to Beaver

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“Older adults: Build muscle and you’ll live longer” ScienceDaily shares the results of a recent study from UCLA that “suggests that the more muscle mass older Americans have, the less likely they are to die prematurely.” This points to another … Continue reading

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“Longhorns in the Weightroom” Mike Young of Elitetrack.com shares this video of Coach Trey Zepada of the University of Texas taking the Longhorns track & field team through their strength and conditioning paces. Here is an nice inside look at the … Continue reading

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“25 Common Mistakes in the Olympic Lifts” Coach Mike Young shares the 25 most common mistakes he sees in performing the weightlifting lifts (i.e., snatch, clean and jerk) and their common derivatives (e.g., power clean).

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“Why improving your Vertical Jump Doesn’t improve your Dunk” Eric Broadbent, Empower Personalized Fitness personal trainer and Elitetrack.com contributor shares his thoughts on creating an effective program for improving one’s ability to dunk a basketball.

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