Looking Ahead to March

January 31, 2012

Read my newest blog post at the Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers’ website. Here is a little preview…

As the calendar turns, it’s time to prepare and start thinking about what lies ahead. For Athletic Trainers, March is comingquickly and March equals National Athletic Training Month. This year’s theme is “Athletic Trainers Save Lives.” It is important for us to promote the profession and our knowledge and skill on a daily and weekly basis, but the month of March provides us the opportunity to really reach out to our communities both in society and the medical communities around us.

Go here to read the rest! BOC Blog

It’s time for another round of the Exercise of the Week. This week we’re going to take a little break from the weight training and look at some flexibility. Yoga has been sought out by many for flexibility and relaxation. Read the rest of this entry »

ESPN has released this video from an Outside the Lines segment. ESPN explores helmet reconditioning in football. You can watch the video by clicking on the link: ESPN Outside the Lines

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”

Big Hits; Broken Dreams

January 27, 2012

CNN Reports: Big Hits, Broken Dreams.

Dr. Sanjay Gupta, a practicing neurosurgeon and most well-known for his reporting on CNN will be hosting a one hour special on concussions this Sunday at 8pm EST. Please tune in as he follows a high school team in North Carolina throughout the 2011 football season. Below is the trailer…

http://www.cnn.com/video/?/video/sports/2011/11/11/gupta-big-hits-broken-dreams-trailer.cnn#/video/sports/2011/11/11/gupta-big-hits-broken-dreams-trailer.cnn

Still got that kettlebell handy? If not, go find it and get it out. Another week and another kettlebell exercise. This week’s installment of Exercise of the Week is the Turkish Get Up. Last week we learned the half-get up and this week we’re going all the way!

“A leader leads by example, whether he intends to or not.”

Get that kettlebell out for this week’s Exercise of the Week installment. We’re going to do the Half-Turkish Get Up. There’s a video below. Start light and take your time. We’ll build this week and add to it in the future..

 

Sunday HIIT Week 3

January 15, 2012

Tonight’s workout consisted of a variety of exercises including some Elliptical, some Pilates, strength training and lastly the High Intensity Interval Training. Read the rest of this entry »

I am an avid reader and most of what I read relates to athletic training and strength/conditioning. That’s why I have my blog here of courseJ. I have realized how little I knew previously even as I was going through college and how far I’ve come in the last year. Read the rest of this entry »

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