Category Archives for Sports performance

Personal Training During Pregnancy

Personal Trainer Discusses Benefits of Training During Pregnancy Pregnancy is a time of dramatic changes in a woman’s life, not only physically, but emotionally as well. Many women, especially first time mothers, are in the realm of the “unknown” and do not know what to expect during their 9 months of pregnancy.  The idea of […]

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The Power of the Power Plate: Does it actually work?

The power plate:Vibration technology  The power plate, a vibrating plate, which many assume is a gimmick! A machine that looks like a Doctor scale on steroids, you stand on it and it stimulates your muscles? That’s right! The problem is not with the technology but the  way it has been used in the past. Many, […]

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Sports performance seminar for The Scranton Knights

Training Aspects of Voorhees,Nj visit Scranton Knights, a High School Football team, for a Sports performance seminar. July 26, 2013. Voorhees, NJ based fitness and performance specialist Kirill Vaks CSCS of Training Aspects. Took a trip to Scranton, PA to conduct a sports performance seminar on strength, power and speed. He met with the 11-1 […]

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Anabolic Steroids: Decide for yourself?

One of the articles I recently posted was on natural (everyday substances) testosterone masking agents. Wine, green tea and white tea, were found to have some masking abilities when tested. As mentioned, the breaking news of Lance Armstrong using steroids and being stripped of his 7 titles has headlined sports news and the effects are […]

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Start with motivation continue with determination!

     Kirill Vaks Fitness and exercise specialist BA, CSCS, ACSM-cpt, NFPT-sns    Take action… Now!  Training Aspects Personal Training and Sports Performance: Training Aspects’  personal trainers and sports performance coaches want you to accomplish your goals. You, as the personal training client, are a reflection of our personal training and group training methods! We […]

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Natural Testosterone level masking agents

In present day sports, performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) but more specifically testosterone, are consistently in the headlines. The current scandal surrounds Lance Armstrong; his titles, the live strong foundation, his legacy etc.  I was reading through my weekly articles and found this one to be fitting.    Kirill Vaks Fitness and exercise specialist BA, CSCS, […]

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Do Pull ups

Problem: I want to do more pull ups! I was sitting in a public area the other day and overheard a young woman asking a guy who, sounded like a fitness enthusiast “ I am very strong and slim, but for some reason I can’t do a pull up, what do you think I should […]

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Knee pain, No problem!

When your goal is to lose weight but you can’t do much with the lower body due to knee pain, results seem impossible.  Doing cardio on machines may hurt during the exercise, but what’s worse is that the extra wear and tear can actually have more negative impact in the future.  Implementing cardio through resistance […]

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Knee pain solution

Kettlebells have become a very  popular training style in the past 5-10years, in the USA. The Kettlebells, unlike many other popular fads, are here to stay. Besides being one of the most effective ways of training, whether to lose weight or for athletic performance, they can also be used for people with bad knees who […]

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Part 2 progression of training

Last week I mentioned that an individual’s advancement in the progressions depends on his or her specific goals and capacity to complete them.  The next two phases, maximum strength and power, consist of advanced movements and total body awareness.  No matter what sport you compete in, or goal set. The next two stages are essential.  […]

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