Z Altug

Z Altug

Z. Altug, PT, MS, CSCS, NSCA-PT is a licensed physical therapist and performance enhancement specialist out of Los Angeles. He coauthored the 2012 Healthy Lifestyle Wall Calendar (TF Publishing 2011), The Anti Aging Fitness Prescription (Hatherleigh Press, 2006), and the Manual of Clinical Exercise Testing, Prescription and Rehabilitation (Appleton & Lange 1993). Z is currently pursuing a clinical Doctorate degree in physical therapy from the College of St. Scholastica (Duluth, Minn.). He can be reached at http://performanceandtherapy.com.

Website: http://www.performanceandtherapy.com

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Basketball Flexibility Routine

Basketball Flexibility Routine

Basketball trains the body to be asymmetrical. Players predominantly  shoot with one hand and jump off one leg. That's why single limb exercises have become...

By: Z Altug

Athletes Need to Train Their Brains

Athletes Need to Train Their Brains

The average adult brain represents approximately 2% of total body weight. Your brain is constantly firing, even when you're asleep.(1) In fact, your brain accounts for...

By: Z Altug

18 Rules for Better Sleep

18 Rules for Better Sleep

Sleep helps you perform better during games or competitions, recover faster from training sessions, and according to a Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine study, can...

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