Jim Carpentier

Jim Carpentier

Jim Carpentier, CSCS, is a certified strength and conditioning specialist, New Jersey-licensed massage therapist, and a health/fitness writer. He currently serves as Associate Health and Wellness Director at the Greater Morristown YMCA in Cedar Knolls, N.J.

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Are You Working Out Too Much?

Are You Working Out Too Much? By Jim Carpentier, CSCS With 2016 well underway, it's never too late for athletes and non-athletes to alter or make a new...

Use These Speed and Endurance Exercises to Improve Your Late-Game Stamina

Speed and Endurance Exercises That Help You Dazzle Coaches, Scouts, and Teammates By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Possessing size, strength and power are...

A Simple Rep Technique for Muscle Growth

Kick Off a New Year Workout Plan Using This Muscle-Building Rep Technique By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Following the conventional yet repetitive repetition...

3 Important Ways to Turn Your Body Into a Fat-Burning Machine

Fat-Burning Tips Inside and Outside the Weight Room This Holiday Season By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Imagine attending an upcoming holiday party surrounded...

Workout Motivation Tips for More Productive Training Sessions in the New Year

Overcoming Excuses: Workout Motivation Tips for Continuous and Productive Training Throughout the New Year By Jim Carpentier, CSCS It's easy to make...

2 Foam Roller Workouts For Strength, Not Recovery

Two Challenging Full-Body Foam Roller Workouts for Boosting Sports Performance By Jim Carpentier, CSCS A foam roller is commonly used for massaging away...

Free Weights vs. Machines: Which is the Better Way to Lift Weights?

Why Free Weights Are Better Than Machines By Jim Carpentier, CSCS It's tempting for athletes and non-athletes to perform an exercise on a more...

2 Advanced Leg Workouts Without Weights

Two Advanced Leg Workouts Without Weights By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Overcrowded weight room? No available Squat racks or Leg Press machines? Before...

Build Explosive Power with Box Squats

Build Power with Box Squats By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Keep doing traditional Barbell Squats (and Deadlifts) in or near the Squat rack to stimulate lower...

The Strength and Endurance Plyo Box Workout

A Plyo Box Workout for Peak Sports Performance By Jim Carpentier, CSCS The plyo box is a common and convenient sports conditioning tool for building...

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