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Fitness is the physical and mental process of working toward specific athletic, performance or training goals through a regimented program. Research shows that to significantly improve sports performance, overall athleticism and physical ability, athletes must complete fitness sessions in addition to playing their sport. Fitness refers to the workouts, exercises and drills they perform outside of organized practices to improve their Strength, Speed, Conditioning and Flexibility, as well to rehab and prevent injury. Maximize your fitness with advice from today's top coaches and elite athletes.

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Why Young Athletes Shouldn't Start at Bodyweight

Most likely, everyone reading this article has heard or been told the mantra, "You need to be able to control your body weight before you start liftin...

Returning from the Pandemic Sideline with Eccentric Isometric Training

Everyone is eager to return to the gym and the playing field to train. However, we need to be smart and perceptive about it. Training is a part of our...

Why Every Athlete Needs An Agility Ladder

No, you will not become an Olympic sprinter by using an agility ladder. It is however a versatile tool that can effectively teach some fundamental ski...

5 Reasons Everybody Needs a Coach

When we are young, we always have a coach in our lives. We have teachers, sports coaches, instrument coaches, and language coaches. Why is it that onc...

Has COVID-19 Benefited Off-Season Training?

In an age where most youth athletes jump from one sport to another depending on the season and skill level, COVID-19 has put an abrupt stop on all spo...

5 Steps to Rebuild Your Fit and Healthy Lifestyle During the COVID-19 Outbreak

With large-scale shutdowns happening across the United States, the opportunities to train at gyms are disappearing. While it's important that we adher...

Is HIIT Really Better Than Low-Intensity Cardio for Weight Loss?

High-intensity interval training (HIIT) is all the rage these days. There is a lot of hype about HIIT cardio, mainly because it supposedly burns more ...

Are You Training or Just Exercising?

Imagine driving across town hoping to find a restaurant you'd like to try but with no directions whatsoever. You'd likely never find the place and giv...

How to Become a Morning Workout Person

As a personal trainer, getting up at 4:30 in the morning for my 5:45 client was a challenge at first, especially during the dark, cold winter months. ...

Why Kids Need Risky Play

I want you to look at the above playground from my hometown, and tell me what you see wrong with it? I know it's hard to guess because you can't s...

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