The NBA Finals are in full force this year. In light of Game 1’s review, the world got to see its best basketball player unable to move during the deciding 4th quarter. We later realized that LeBron James was suffering from leg cramps. James has been plagued by cramps his whole career and you could see they were coming out to play during the third quarter of Game 1. James was CRUSHED after the game by all of the haters. As I sat and read all the Facebook posts, all the Tweets, and listened to all the podcasts I wondered if all of these haters e
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I feel that for any person in an educational or coaching type of work should practice what they preach. I'm sure that we've all heard someone who had been a mentor to us (in the fitness profession) or have read this in a book. How many of you actually do it though? What I mean by that is if you're coaching a marathon runner, how many of you fitness professionals have actually been through a training program specific to a running race? What about training a powerlifter?
As a fitness professional I can’t count the number of times I have recommended icing to my clients for anything from acute injuries to sports recovery. But new research from Dr. Gabe Mirkin, who coined the phrase R.I.C.E. some 30 years ago, suggests that icing may actually delay healing.
Muscle Dysmorphia is defined as a disorder that deals with obsession over the perceived muscularity of one’s body. Simply, it is the psychology that one’s body is too thin and not muscular enough. Essentially, Muscle Dysmorphia (M.D.) is the male reverse counterpart to female Anorexia nervosa. It is categorized as a branch of obsessive compulsive disorder and is VERY COMMON in today’s gyms and society…much more than we think. I will admit that some define M.D.
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I love the off-season. That part of my training where I don't have an event planned for awhile. I get to look back over my last season (not a good one as I was plaqued with an injury!), look at what I learned, make the neccessary tweaks (more speed work, more time spent in the pool, more drills, less endurance runs, train certain muscle groups vs. others, etc) and plan for next season. I always get a bit giddy! The hope, opportunity and challenge the next season will hold!!! I'm reinvigorated to start.