Category Archives for Sports performance

Cherry Hill Personal Trainer Asks “Are Carbs Equally as Important as Protein?”

  Personal Trainer Quick Tip Are Carbohydrates Equally as Important as Protein? Yes! Especially post workout. Consuming high glycemic carbohydrates, like sugar, in combination with protein immediately after exercise can greatly enhance the proteins effectiveness. A study has shown that the combination of a protein/carbohydrate drink post workout was 38% more effective in stimulating protein […]

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Personal Trainer Discusses Common Sports Injuries and How You Can Prevent Them

  Common Sport Injuries and How to Prevent Them!   Injuries during sports and exercise are inevitable, but being proactive you can help limit the wear and tear that leads to the injuries. Today, we will talk about three of the most common sports and exercise injuries and what you can do to limit your […]

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Personal Trainer’s Top 5 Reasons to Start Using Battle Ropes Today!

Top 5 Reasons to Start Using Battle Ropes Today! Battle ropes are a hot topic these days in the training and personal training field. It’s not a fad, battle ropes are a very effective way of training. Here are the top 5 reasons you should consider adding battle ropes to your workout regimen.   Personal […]

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Personal Trainer Quick Tip! How Stretching Relates to Performance

Personal Trainer Quick Tip! When and How You Stretch Can Determine Performance! To stretch or not to stretch pre-workout that is the question. There are two main types of stretching, static and dynamic. Static stretching, Holding a stretch for 20-30 seconds per muscle group (Ex. touching toes for hamstrings), is what most people are familiar […]

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Cherry Hill Personal Trainer’s Top 10 Reasons to Increase Water Consumption

Top 10 Reasons You Should Start Drinking More Water Today! We have all been told at some time or another to consume more water. It’s good for you they say, but what does that exactly mean? We’re going to dive deeper into what really makes water so beneficial  Personal Trainer Reason #1: Body Composition  Your […]

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Personal Trainer Reveals How to Overcome Your Training Plateaus

Top 5 Ways to Overcome Your Training Plateaus! Hitting a fitness plateau is a common phenomenon. Your strength increases, muscle gains and/or fat loss come to a screeching halt. Why does this happen? How can you get back to achieving fitness results? Why Do Training Plateaus Occur? Unfortunately, overwhelming results will begin to taper off. […]

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5 common sprint mistakes: Start and Acceleration

Sports Performance Coach Shares 5 Ways to Sprint Faster The ability to move the body in synch is an extremely undervalued capability. Most people workout one muscle group at a time. They’re strong in single areas, but not when the body is required to move as a single unit. When they try to activate various […]

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Busted! 5 Myths About Resistance Training For Women

  Busted! 5 Myths About Resistance Training For Women There is no shortage of myths surrounding the topic of women and resistance training. In this article, I am going to debunk 5 of the most common myths and set the record straight, once and for all. Before we get started down our list of frightfully […]

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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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