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The 1% rule

When you enter our facility, there is a sign on the door that says 1% Better today. The whole thought process behind this slogan is if you picked a simple small goal and stuck with it everyday, it will lead you to the bigger goal right?    In theory yes, but most...

flexibility and hardening of arteries

There have been studies done showing there could be a relationship between exercise and the stiffness of your arteries.   The studies looked at middle aged people and found that better flexibility throughout the body, such as the ability to touch your toes, was...

why being fast in sports is important

A few years ago, I was watching the Cavs game and TV analyst Austin Carr made a statement that has always stuck with me.   He said, “A guys gait is a guys gait.” when they were referencing how inefficiently one of the players was running up and down...

Losing body fat is key

If your goal was to drop 20 pounds, and you hit that goal, but you lost 15 pounds of muscle and 5 pounds of body fat, is that really good? Your Body Fat percentage would not have changed, and in-fact, may have even gone up a size due to the drop-in muscle.   It...

Spring Break recovery for athletes

With Spring Break right around the corner, I’m sure many of you have plans to take time away and relax. One important aspect of spring break we discussed in our staff meeting Monday was Recovery and why taking time away benefits athletes.   Most young...

Pre Game Athlete Nutrition

Up to 30% of your success on the playing field can be attributed to your nutrition.  Maximize performance on game day by providing your body with enough fuel to perform at the highest level possible. See if you can check off the three main components below prior to...