Training your nervous system to recruit as many muscle fibers as possible and in the quickest manner possible is one of the best ways to get more explosive as an athlete and for the sport of basketball. For this reason I love performing plyometric style exercises immediately after a strength lift like a squat or deadlift. This type of training is based around the scientific fact known as post-tetanic potentiation. In layman's terms what this is referring to is the ability of
A week ago I published a blog titled "Why You Need To Know How Much You Are Eating!!". I talked about how many people eat more calories than they unwittingly know about, causing weight gain. Well, I'm here to tell you today that may not actually be the case. It's ok, Phil the minion, let me explain. For most people tracking their food day in and day out, recording it to a smart phone app or website can be extremely time-consuming and challenging. I get it. You're busy. Well n
Overcoming Stage Fright If there was a title to Becca's story you could definitely title it "Overcoming Stage Fright". She was referred to me by her, ahem, little sister - she and Hannah are twins and Becca loves to make the point she is the older sibling - with the goal of doing a bikini competition. "Have you ever competed before?", I asked.
"Have you ever worked out with weights?", was my next question.
For fear of "striking out" I didn't ask any more
I was talking with a client in the gym the other day about raw nuts and how, although healthy, can add up quickly in the calorie column. And when trying to lose weight calories DO matter. So I decided to take a picture of what 1oz of raw nuts looks like as well as what 4.5oz looks like - since many people put some nuts in a Ziploc bag and take them to work for a snack - equaling approximately 4.5oz.. *If you're curious why I took the picture next to my thumb check this link t