Zone Tips

Jun 15th, 2015

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Priming the CNS for Maximal Performance

What You Need to Know -The Central Nervous System (CNS) controls the speed of muscular contraction, the number of muscle fibers that get recruited, and coordinates muscular effort between muscle groups. -Simply performing a global warm up for the muscles and joints is not enough if you’re trying to display maximal levels of power and […]

Jun 1st, 2015

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3 Tips to Increase Your Deadlift

-The deadlift is the king of posterior chain exercises and in my opinion is one of the most impressive displays of physical strength. -The deadlift is one of the most basic exercises to perform, simply lift a heavy object from the ground to your hips. The deadlift develops the muscles of the hamstrings, glutes, back, […]

Apr 21st, 2015

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Walking: A Powerful Tool For Success

-Walking has many benefits that include fat loss, muscle recovery, and stress reduction -Walking can clear your mind and give you mental clarity that leads to many other benefits such as focus and enhanced sleep -Combine walking with great eating habits and a strength training program and you are clicking on all cylinders   Walking […]

Apr 6th, 2015

Category: Training
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3 Simple Keys To Success In The Weightroom

1) It all starts with the warm up. Many people get this confused as to think they really just need to be “warm” to get going. Meaning they can walk in with a sweatshirt on and be primed and ready to go. Now don’t get me wrong, you can do that, if you want to […]

Mar 16th, 2015

Category: Athletes
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Olympic Lifts – Pro’s and Con’s

Thing to consider -Olympic lifts have blast on to the scene within the past decade mainly due to Crossfit’s implementation of them. -The Olympic lifts have many benefits, but are they a must for an athlete? Olympic lifting is a sport within itself.  So it goes without saying that this requires much more than just […]

Feb 7th, 2015

Category: Nutrition
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Why Your Scale is Holding You Back

Part 1: Weight loss and fat loss are often two very different things. While we speak in terms of weight, scales, diets and calories, what we really should be discussing is food quality, hormones, strength training and stress.   In this 2 part series, we’ll discuss why fat loss doesn’t necessarily revolve around weight loss, […]

Jan 17th, 2015

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Make A Plan

The New Year always brings about people setting goals and attacking with reckless abandonment.  The intentions are great, but the most common outcome is defeat.  This can take you right down the path that you ran hard and fast from just a few weeks ago.  There is a very simple solution to this common disaster, […]