Plyometric Training

By | June 10th, 2016|Group Training, Personal Training, Rehab Training, Sports Training|

Plyometric Training, movement defined by maximal effort, was first coined by Yuri Verkhoshanksy, a Russian scientist, in the early 1980s. Also known as "jump training", this form of training should be included in the ideal training program of capable clients for a number of reasons. This type of training is defined by the short, quick, [...]

Plyometric Technique

By | June 10th, 2016|Group Training, Personal Training, Rehab Training, Sports Training|

─Three Phases─ In every resistance training exercise that you perform, there are three phases to the lift. The first phase, generally what folks call the “hard part”, is the concentric phase. This is when the muscle is actually working, or shortening. The opposite of this phase, when the muscle is being stretched out or lengthening, [...]

Designing The Ideal Training Program

By | June 10th, 2016|Group Training, Personal Training, Rehab Training, Sports Training|

Why is it that every time we open a health magazine or fitness article on the Internet, we are bound to come across an example of the “perfect fat burning workout”? Whether we are talking about an expectant mother or an elite athlete, this workout is bound to work, right? Absolutely not. Putting on lean [...]

The Importance Of Anatomy

By | June 10th, 2016|Personal Training, Rehab Training|

As an instructor at the National Personal Training Institute, I place a great deal of emphasis on my students learning and understanding the various, major muscles of the human body. For the students who are simply not concerned, or those who may not understand the importance of learning about the bones and muscles of the [...]