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Balanced Body Equals Injury Prevention

When you wake up in the morning hopefully you are one of the few that experiences no aches or pains. Even better if you can make it through an entire workout without any sign of joint or muscle pain/discomfort you are in great shape. Unfortunately, this isn’t true for all of us. Most people will have episodes of recurring pain in a joint or multiple joints over their lifetime. Almost all of these everyday aches and pains can be traced to a muscular imbalance. This occurs when one muscle group becomes stronger than the other [...]

By |2022-05-09T20:57:43-04:00October 8, 2013|Motivation, Movement|

5 Reasons Why You Need to be Stronger by Louisville Personal Trainer Brad Longazel

5 Reasons why you need to be Stronger In what I thought was just a normal training session, I was proposed an interesting question that froze me. Why do I need to be any stronger? I paused briefly, this was a client I personally considered for his age group and training history to be very strong. I asked myself what application and need does this desk jockey have for lifting heavier loads. My personal goals and desire for optimal lifting performance where creeping into his program. I wanted him to squat heavy. But did he [...]

By |2022-05-09T20:57:43-04:00October 8, 2013|Conditioning, Fat Loss, Lifestyle, Motivation, Strength Training|

The Everyday Athlete

What is the difference between an athlete and the general population? Sports skills and the elite physical shape they are in. Not every person in the world is going to have amazing talent at a sport, but everyone can reach a high level of physical conditioning. Most people work out to look good and stay healthy. Athletes, for the most part, have very desirable bodies and shapes and stay healthy and functional. Which is more attractive to you? I assume most of you chose the pictures on the left. So if we all workout and [...]

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