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So far Tim Lyons has created 128 blog entries.

Fitness Myths

By Raquel Lannes-Sherrill, MA, CSCS Due to popular media (magazines, internet, and fitness infomercials), it’s unfortunate that there are so many fallacies regarding fitness (fitness myths).  What’s worse is that the common population is misled, and these myths have become sort of accepted truths.  As a result, people waste their time and money following non-evidenced [...]

By |October 20th, 2016|Cardio, Fitness, Health, Nutrition, Weights, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

Don’t Worry Lift Happy

By Michael Simmer BS, CSCS, LMT, FST, TPI How many times have these words been said usually from female clients, “I just want to tone, not be bulky” Then they tell us about how they found this great home routine where they just use a can of soda to perform 100 reps to achieve this [...]

By |September 28th, 2016|Cardio, Fitness, Health, Nutrition, Weights, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

Optimal Training Load and Recovery for Specific Goals

By Brent Moore, CSCS Many athletes, fitness enthusiasts, recreational weight lifters, and unfortunately some trainers believe that the training load necessary for people to reach their goals is similar despite training age, ability, or desires. The athletic population, to include tactical athletes such as military members, firefighters, and police, has distinct needs when it comes [...]

By |September 28th, 2016|Fitness, Health, Supplements, Weights, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

Glute Strength and Power in Sports and Life

By Brent Moore, CSCS Everybody wants to be the most powerful athlete on the field, no matter the sport. The most powerful baseball player hits the most homeruns, the most powerful golfer has the longest drive, and the most powerful boxer has the best chance at delivering a knockout punch. Power is defined as force [...]

By |September 28th, 2016|Cardio, Fitness, Health, Weights, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

Results or Excuses, Not Both

By Michael Simmer BS, CSCS, LMT, FST, TPI If there is one thing most of us cannot stand is people making excuses, and if there is one thing we all do it is make excuses. Everyone does it, everyone has done it in the past and most everybody will continue to do so in the [...]

By |September 15th, 2016|Fitness, Health, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

Why Conditioning is Important for Golf

By Michael Simmer BS, CSCS, LMT, FST Conditioning for golf has reached a period now where it is accepted that an amount of physical preparation is needed to succeed at any levels and abilities. Injury prevention, health and physical performance are key concerns that must be addressed in preparing the elite and amateur golfer. For [...]

By |September 15th, 2016|Fitness, Health, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

Piriformis Syndrome: It’s a pain in the butt

By Michael Simmer BS, CSCS, LMT, FST What is Piriformis Syndrome? Before we get into what it is and what causes it, we need to first understand exactly what the Piriformis is and how it works. In the gluteal region or more common the buttocks region, has two layers of muscles-superficial and deep. Superficial muscles [...]

By |September 15th, 2016|Fitness, Health, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

Counting Calories

By Zach Columbia BS, NASM Shortly after becoming a personal trainer, I remember reading a statistic that only 4% of people who start a fitness program, actually achieve the results they were looking for. Of course, there are all kinds of reasons why people don’t reach their health and fitness goals, but I believe a [...]

By |September 15th, 2016|Fitness, Health, Nutrition, Weights, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

The Transverse Abdominis: What is it and Why Should I Care?

By Brent Moore, CSCS Core training has been one of the most commonly referred to ideas in the fitness industry in the past decade. It doesn’t matter what fitness methodology you subscribe to, chances are, your method claims to create and require great core strength. The problem with core training is that most people do [...]

By |September 15th, 2016|Fitness, Health, Nutrition, Weights, Workout Techniques|0 Comments

Mental Toughness Required

By Zach Columbia BS, NASM As coaches, it’s something that frustrates us to no end. We ask our clients to do a plank for 60 seconds. Their form is perfect. The spine is neutral not arching or rounding, the belly button is pulled in and their chest is over their elbows. Then it happens, the [...]

By |September 15th, 2016|Fitness, Health, Weights, Workout Techniques|0 Comments