TIPS ON FITNESS TRAINING TO BECOME A BETTER YOU
Meditation to optimize your life and performance
In order to avail yourself of the many benefits of meditation, we believe it’s important not to remain intellectually and emotionally open to the wide variety of meditative practices found throughout our world’s cultures, religions, and philosophies. What is important is that the methods you choose work for you.
4 Reasons Why You’re Not Sleeping Better
There are many factors that can affect your sleep quality and quantity. Regardless of the cause, every sleepless night takes a toll on your body and mind and can seriously throw off your game. Here are four common reasons you might not be getting enough zzz’s and how to fix them. 1. YOUR MINDSET The
4 Myths about Muscle Pliability You Need to Know
The term “muscle pliability” has been in the news around the NFL quite a bit. Tom Brady and his trainer, Alex Guerrero, claim that making muscles pliable is the best way to sustain health and performance. How true is that claim? While it’s a great descriptive term, we are going to shed some light on
Want to train your core? Ditch the Sit ups!
One of my favorite core exercises for training adults and athletes is the stability ball stir the pot. Most people make the mistake of doing a ton sit ups, leg raises, and side bends. The abs are meant to create stability of the spine and help transfer force during dynamic activity. For this exercise, assume
The power of goals and the risk of expectation?
As Velocity coaches, our job is to help our athletes reach their goals. In order to do this, we have to know if an athlete has a goal or if it is really an expectation. The difference is subtle but profound. I explain the difference this way: A goal is something about my performance that
8 Kettlebell exercises that will make you fit for life
Kettlebells are great for building fitness. If you’ve spent any time around a gym, reading fitness blogs, or even scrolling through your friends’ Instagram posts, you’ve probably seen a kettlebell. You’ve also probably heard people say it is a great tool to make you strong, lean, and fit. This is true, but how does this