This week’s Exercise of the Week involves Pilates. I wrote about Pilates quite some time ago on here and I’ve tried to continue to utilize it as a part of my workout routine, but I have a lot to learn! Read the rest of this entry »

“When you feel the muscles in your shoulders straining, when your heart is beating two hundred times a minute, when your legs feel like they can’t handle one more turn, and when each breath burns your lungs, that’s when you know you have to push harder.”

Exercise of the Week: SLDL

November 21, 2011

Here’s this week’s Exercise of the Week. The Single Leg Deadlift is a great balance activity and can also be great for strengthening the posterior chain. Start out with no weight and then you can progress to using dumbbells or kettlebells… Read the rest of this entry »

Quote of the Week: No Excuses

November 20, 2011

This week rather than a specific quote like I normally post, I have a video for you. This is a special individual and one that I have had the pleasure of meeting and working with. Please watch the commercial below… Read the rest of this entry »

New exercise of the week comes from Mike Boyle! We’ll set the TRX and the kettlebell aside this week. This is an exercise you can do anywhere..

 

 

“Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don’t.”

Pete Seeger

Why We Do What We Do

November 8, 2011

People often question why they may do the job they do. They wonder if it is really worth it. I’ve occasionally felt that way with regards to athletic training, but then one of those moments comes up where I’ve realized that Yes this profession is right for me and Yes I love what I do. One of these moments happened the other day and it was an awesome feeling. Read the rest of this entry »

What do you make?

November 7, 2011

I found this posted on one of my Facebook friends’ profile this morning. I re-posted it and have been amazed how much I’ve seen it tonight since then. Maybe it’s just that I have too many athletic trainer friends on Facebook from all over the country 😉

Oh.. you’re a trainer?? (NO! I’m an Athletic Trainer, not a trainer) Read the rest of this entry »

New exercise for you this week. We’ll set the TRX aside for this week and give you a set of lunges! This video does it slightly different than the way I teach it, but it’s pretty close. Have fun!

“What counts in sports is not the victory, but the magnificence of the struggle.”
– Joe Paterno

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