Andrew Meyers

Andrew Meyers

Andrew Meyers is a certified personal trainer at Crunch Fitness in Gilbert, AZ. He graduated from Grand Canyon University, where he ran cross country and track, and graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training.

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What to Pick and Pass On at Fast Food Restaurants

Now that sport seasons are starting athletes will be playing games not only at home, but away as well. Playing at away games means having to eat your...

How to Overcome Shoulder Tendinitis

Most athletes at one time or another have dealt with nagging shoulder pain, especially in sports with overhead throwing motions. This nagging shoulder...

How Saturated Fats Affect Sports Performance

We've all heard that saturated fats are bad for you and that we shouldn't eat foods that are high in them; but does anyone really know what they are or...

How to Improve Your Basketball Skills in the Weight Room

Developing your basketball skills requires countless hours on the court practicing your dribbling, shooting, and passing skills. While that is an...

Should You Drink a Protein Shake Before Bed?

Just about every athlete knows consuming a protein shake within 30-60 minutes after a workout can help them increase their gains in the weight room and...

How to Stay Hydrated With Food During Your Summer Runs

During the summer the need for runners to stay hydrated is extremely important. Water prevents heat related illnesses and keeps your muscles strong...

Sprinting Technique Errors and How to Fix Them

Speed is defined as the skills and abilities needed to achieve high movement velocities, and it is key to sprinting in track. While sprinting may seem...

How NOT to Perform a Pull-Up (With Fixes)

Pull ups are one of the best upper body body weight exercises athletes can perform. They help strengthen your upper back, biceps, shoulders, and core;...

3 Protein-Packed Peanut Butter Recipes

Peanut butter is great food choice for athletes; high in healthy fats and protein, it helps fuel athletes and rebuilds muscle. While it can be an ideal...

10 Ways to Get Stronger With a Sandbag

Every athlete has probably heard their coach use the term sandbagging it; referring to somebody taking it easy and not pushing themselves as hard as...