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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Why “Eating Clean” Is Not Working for You

By Brent Moore, CSCS “Eating clean” has become one of the most thrown around phrases in the past couple years when people start talking about eating and fitness, but it is unlikely that most people who speak about clean eating really know how to eat clean for their own bodies. People too often associate eating [...]

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Overtraining and Clients

By  Michael Simmer BS, CSCS, LMT, FST You’ve seen it before, and you’ll see it again.  That client, who has been intensely training for months, but starts to mention that they haven’t slept well for weeks, and the stress is starting to get in the way of their performance. You may suspect they’re overtrained, which [...]

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How Many Days Should I Train to Lose Weight?

By Brent Moore, CSCS Everybody wants the magic answer for losing body fat. The truth of fat loss is that it takes time, effort, intensity, and proper nutrition in order to see results. If a trainer could guarantee weight loss with training once a week, he would likely be the most popular trainer in the [...]

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Hurt So Good?

By Michael Simmer BS, CSCS, LMT, FST In this paper I will touch upon a common problem that anyone who has ever played a new sport or started a new exercise program has suffered through. Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness or DOMS. I will talk about what DOMS is and why it occurs and also some brief [...]

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Four Mistakes That Hurt Recovery

By Michael Simmer BS, CSCS, LMT, FST Being consistent with workouts is a critical factor to making progress. If you are consistent and thorough with workouts but don’t see progress, there may be another problem. It will not matter if these workouts are the perfect routine for strength, power, hypertrophy or endurance there is still [...]

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