The squat is one of the big 3 powerlifting measures in competition and the standard by which all lower body strength training programs are measured. In other words, if you can’t … Continue Reading How to Build a Bigger Squat
Aaron Runner, November 7, 2016 Ever watched a fitness infomercial and felt a renewed motivation to improve yourself? We all have. It’s the emotional goal of the sales process to … Continue Reading Debunking 8 Common Fitness Myths
As the quality of athletics increases through better coaching, an increase in programs and facilities, and widespread access to online content, there has been an increased demand for sport-specific training … Continue Reading General vs. Specific: What is Sport-Specific Training?
FSP is pleased to announce that Coach Aaron Runner has been named the Atlanta Gladiators Strength & Conditioning Coach. He is tasked with designing and implementing in-season conditioning and injury … Continue Reading Runner Named Atlanta Gladiators Strength & Conditioning Coach
In Part 1 of the home workout series, we covered a couple Low Resource Workouts that you can do at home with minimal equipment you can find at affordable prices … Continue Reading The Zero Resource Workout
There have been many conflicting articles and reports in media about what constitutes core strength & stability and whether or not it correlates to sports and fitness performance. On more … Continue Reading Is Core Strength & Stability Really Related to Performance?
With the pace of life increasing each year, schedules are becoming more packed than ever. More and more, people are finding it harder and harder to fit exercise into their … Continue Reading The Low Resource Workout
You’ve been working hard for awhile now. You saw some results at first but now things seem to have stalled out and you’re not losing fat at the same rate you once … Continue Reading 3 Ways to Burn Fat More Efficiently
We hear it all the time. Exercise is good for you. It lowers your risk of heart disease, increases your energy levels, decreases body fat, increases strength… the list goes … Continue Reading 2 Reasons Exercise Can Improve Your Career
Foam rolling has exploded recently as a popular technique for self-myofascial release (SMR). Foam rollers are found everywhere now in gyms, personal training studios, university weight rooms and even at … Continue Reading Foam Rolling: A Brief Guide to Self-Myofascial Release
There are a lot of myths surrounding the “common-sense fact” that young athletes shouldn’t resistance train. Today, we’ll debunk some of those ridiculous myths courtesy of the American College of … Continue Reading 5 Training Myths About Youth Strength Training
With the first wave of Bootcamp testing finished at FSP and the EADP testing right around the corner, I wanted to take a minute to address some concerns and questions … Continue Reading Process vs Outcome: Which is More Important?
Youth sports have gotten progressively more competitive in the last 20 years. With all of the additional travel, practice times, and training , there is an increasing and often neglected … Continue Reading 5 Key Nutrition Strategies for Youth Athletes
While we go into greater detail in our 1-on-1 client meetings, I think it’s important to at least touch on some basic nutritional strategies for active adults. Whether you’re participating … Continue Reading 6 Nutritional Strategies for Active Adults
In Part 1 of the discussion on the qualifications of Strength & Conditioning Coaches and Personal Trainers we discussed formal education. In Part 2, we’re going to get into professional education. … Continue Reading Choosing the Right Coach or Personal Trainer: Does Certification Matter?
In Part 1 of my discussion on degrees and certifications, we’ll cover institutional education and whether or not it’s necessary to become an outstanding coach or personal trainer. I’ll explain what degrees and letters actually mean and deliver my own subjective opinion.