Jim Carpentier

Jim Carpentier

Jim Carpentier, CSCS, is a certified strength and conditioning specialist, New Jersey-licensed massage therapist, certified nutritional consultant and a health/fitness writer. He currently serves as Associate Health and Wellness Director at the Greater Morristown YMCA in Cedar Knolls, N.J. and as an Athletic Conditioning Specialist to the Montclair State University Sports Medicine department.

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6 Ways to Squeeze In an Effective Workout Over Thanksgiving Break

Time-Saving Tips When In-Season Workout Time Is Limited By Jim Carpentier, CSCS For individual athletes, teams, and coaches, scheduling quality time in...

Get Stronger With This 15-Exercise Outdoor Workout

A Full-Body Summer Outdoor Workout: Convenient Sports Conditioning Curb and Sidewalk Exercises By Jim Carpentier, CSCS When you can't get to the school...

7 Safe and Effective Bodyweight Exercises for Pre-Teen Athletes

A general consensus among health and fitness professionals is for pre-teen athletes to gradually ease into weight training by initially performing mul...

How to Turn Hopscotch Into a Tough and Fun Outdoor Workout

Utilizing the Popular Playground Game Hopscotch for Elite Sports Performance By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Hopscotch is a generations-old game in which...

Get Faster and More Nimble With 10 Agility Ladder Drills

10 Agility Ladder Drills for Enhancing Quickness and Mobility in Your SportBy Jim Carpentier, CSCS Sports coaches and recruiters prize "quick on their...

Why Full-Body Movements Are Your Key to Getting in Better Shape Fast

Finding time to train can be a challenge. During the school year, academics, sports practices, games and family commitments can sometimes superse...

You Can Perform These 'No Excuses' Exercises Anytime, Anywhere

Sports conditioning, fitness and health professionals hear many excuses why people skip exercise. They're too tired to train; no time to exercise; bad...

Try These Challenging Cone Drills to Boost Your Speed and Agility

Comfortable spring temperatures are ideal for athletes to exercise in the great outdoors after spending the winter months training inside gyms. Bes...

Four Old-School Exercises That Still Get Great Results

Stuck in a rut with your offseason or in-season conditioning program? The following workout comprising of four old-school exercises can provide a refr...

10 Functional, Athletic Barbell Bench Press Alternatives

When your workout plan includes the Barbell Bench Press and time is limited, your patience can be tested when you walk in a gym to find every bench in...

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