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Fast-Twitch, Slow-Twitch: What’s the difference and does it matter?

Fast-Twitch, Slow-Twitch: What’s the difference and does it matter?     Looking to build endurance? What about power? Do dreams of being an all-star hitter or marathon runner need to be dashed if twitch ratios aren’t ideal? Not necessarily. The types of muscle fibers targeted in different types of training programs can impact performance goals. […]

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Calling all 8-14 years old Quarterbacks, Wide Receivers, Defensive Backs, Running Backs, Linemen, & Linebackers🏈

Calling all 8-14 years old Quarterbacks, Wide Receivers, Defensive Backs, Running Backs, Linemen, & Linebackers🏈 We want to get your body positioning, footwork, tackling & power ready for the Season! Early Bird Price: By May 15th $225 for Members & $250 for Non-Members per skills workshop After May 15th Members: $250 & Non-Members: $275 For […]

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Personal Training for Firefighters

Use these tools to give firefighters a training edge.  “Strength and endurance must go hand-in-hand on the fireground,” says Kenneth Shuttleworth, a 24-year firefighter and seven-year NASM-CPT, CES, PES, FNS. Here, his advice about what NASM-CPTs should keep in mind when working with active-duty firefighters and firefighters-in-training. Active-Duty Firefighters Cardiovascular Training Use circuit workouts for […]

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Why do trainers have clients do odd looking exercises?

  Brian Kent, NASM-CPT, CES, PES Brian Kent, NASM-CPT, CES, PES Ah yes, the “Why are they doing that?” remark. We’ve all seen it. Somewhere in “Training Land” a trainer is making a client do some movement that looks, well, rather ridiculous. It might even look so odd that the untrained eye or mind might […]

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Get Ready to Burn the Basket!

Step away from the bunny and put down the chicks! We did the math, and you may be surprised to know what kind of calorie punch these basket staples have …and what you’ll need to do to burn them off. The calorie burn numbers below are estimated based on the weights of the “average” male (195 pounds) and female […]

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Conditioning and Training: The Relevance of Flexibility Training

Should you stretch? Stretching and flexibility training have undergone dramatic changes in the fitness and sports training realm. Over the last ten to fifteen years more research has been published and subsequently applied to fitness and conditioning programs. Previously, the benefits of stretching were based on perceived notions (Bracko, 2002), whereas now there is data-based […]

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Should Athletes Really Ditch Carbs?

If you’ve ever seen cyclists chowing down on pastries or runners inhaling spaghetti, then you’ve noticed their preference for carbs. Sports nutrition has centered on carb-rich diets for decades with the intention of maximizing energy stores. However, some athletes are ditching carbs all together. As part of what’s known as a “ketogenic diet,” it’s the […]

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Great first Game we won….Boys look good….on to the next game.

  Great first Game we won….Boys look good….on to the next game. #basketball #twins #bball #basketballlife #fit #fun #family #loa #personaltrainer #photography #photooftheday #photographer #bamboographics #strongtobefree #brucevmuniz

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New Basketball Season upon us, new gear…

New season upon us, new gear… #twins #basketball #blessed #ball #fitness #workout #loa #love #passion #fun #family #yesfootballsocks #personaltrainer #photography #photographer #photooftheday #bamboographics #strongtobefree

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