Archive | Health and Fitness RSS feed for this section

A Personal Trainer’s Issues with CrossFit

Critics of CrossFit are critics for a number of different reasons. The overzealous, cult-like behaviors of CrossFit proponents, the lack of form or proper technique, or the risk of serious injury that CrossFitters tend to ignore or scoff at can fray the nerves of some fitness enthusiasts. CrossFit was founded by Greg Glassman back in […]

Some Fatty Foods You Need to Avoid

It really is a shame. Some of the best-tasting foods are actually some of the worst in terms of fat and calories. But it can be hard to avoid them, especially in places-like malls-where nutrition information usually isn’t available. So I did the work for you; take a look at a list of foods you […]

Plyometric training helps reduce ACL injuries in female athletes

Plyometrics, also known as “jump training” or “plyos”, are specialized, high-intensity training techniques used to develop athletic strength and speed. These movements use the strength and elasticity of muscle tissue to increase the speed or force of muscular contraction; over time allowing someone to jump higher, move faster and improve performance in just about any […]

Sitting is the New Smoking? Really?

Incredible statistics compiled from multiple studies that demonstrate why sitting is the new smoking Human physiology is that of the hunter gatherer. We were built to move; run, lift, play, hunt, farm, build, and fight. Our bones, nerves, muscles and ligaments are suited for motion. Our ancestors worked the fields, captured their food, raised livestock, […]