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How Can I Avoid Injury So I Can Keep Playing As Long As Possible?

Extending our playing days, stretching for new goals, or taking on weekend warrior ambitions requires focusing greater attention on your recovery. Whe...

5 Things Parents Can Do to Help Their Student-Athlete Right Now

If you are a coach or trainer that works with high school athletes, you probably have parents asking you what they can do to help their student-athlet...

6 Easy Ways to Lead by Example

Follow These Sports and Wellness Performance-Enhancing Tips/Beneficial Habits in 2017 and Beyond By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Though 2017 is well underway,...

How Alcohol Wreaks Havoc on Your Sleep

Despite alcohol's well-known negative effects on athletic performance and recovery, surprisingly few athletes abstain from drinking, even at the highe...

A Nighttime Stretch Routine for Athletes

Your body is feeling a bit banged up from a tough lift or brutal practice where your coach decided to spend some extra time on conditioning. Or maybe ...

Get Better Results With These 3 Tips

Exercise. It doesn't have to be a dirty word.We live in a quick-fix society that has us obsessed with results rather than the process of achieving our...

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. ...

What to Do (And Not Do) When You Can't Fall Asleep

You can read about the latest advances in training, take all the top-of-the-line supplements, and eat the cleanest diet imaginable, but if you're not ...

3 Ways to Increase Your Vertical Jump During Basketball Season

Basketball season is in full swing and I'm getting questions from athletes, coaches and parents about improving vertical jump. This is an especially f...

How to Eat Healthy During the Holiday Season

Healthy Holiday Eating Are you spending too much time worrying about holiday weight gain, rather than taking the time to enjoy family traditions and...

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