Are You Eating Right for Your Body Type?
William H. Sheldon, PhD, MD, developed the term “somatotype” – which refers to someone’s body type – in the 1940s. Many nutritionists, exercise physiologists, and doctors use the concept of body types to design effective training and nutrition programs for both fat loss, and to improve athletic performance. A person’s body type generally describes their body…Continue reading
Strongman Training for Athletes
Strongman training is about developing true functional strength – strength that directly transfers to the field or court, improves performance, and enhances traditional strength-training programs. Strongman training is about lifting heavy, awkward objects and developing strength and endurance you never thought possible. The body moves in three distinct planes of motion: the sagittal plane, which…Continue reading
How to Prevent & Rehab Common Running Injuries
Most runners experience a nagging injury at one point or another. Whether it’s a minor ache, a tight hamstring, knee pain, or tendinitis, these injuries turn an enjoyable run into an activity that can only be done with some degree of discomfort. Sometimes these minor injuries disappear on their own. Other times what you think…Continue reading