Get With The Movement

Fitness Anywhere launched their first nationwide integrated media campaign called “GET WITH THE MOVEMENT.” It’s a video-centric consumer rally cry that dares people to put down their weights, get off their exercise machines and take a more dynamic, movement-focused approach to building their overall health and achieving their fitness goals. It features short videos from celebrity TRX’ers like champion quarterback Drew Brees,…

Advances In Therapeutic Laser Treatments

Laser technology is a rapidly growing sector of the medical community.  Today lasers are used in vision correction, hair removal, skin treatments, pain relief, and surgery.  Therapeutic lasers utilize lower powers that can non-thermally and nondestructively alter cellular function. This phenomenon, known as laser biostimulation, is the basis for the current use of lasers to treat a variety of articular,…

How To Get A Stronger Upper Body

Looking for a way to keep your arm strong all season long? Here is a series of shoulder workouts from Todd Durkin of Fitness Quest 10 using the TRX that are ideal for keeping baseball players strong and flexible. CLICK HERE TO WATCH THIS VIDEO Todd Durkin, MA, CSCS, is a personal trainer and massage therapist who motivates, educates and…

Three Shoulder Exercises For Quarterbacks

Having strong shoulders is essential when we are talking about over the head throwing sports such as football and baseball.  Whether you are looking to prevent arm injury or add more speed to your fastball, these 3 exercises need to be implemented in your daily workouts. CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE TOP SHOULDER EXERCISES RECOMMEND BY TODD DURKIN Todd Durkin,…

GPP and the Year Round Athlete By Brett Klika

Most young athletes in California play sports year-round.  There really isn’t an “off season” when the weather is 70 degrees and sunny all the time.  While playing and competing can develop skills for specific sports, general physical preparation may be neglected.  General physical preparation, (GPP) is the process of developing all of the attributes associated with athleticism.  Overall body strength,…

Beat The Heat

“Beat The Heat” — By Cara Regas, Strength and conditioning coach at Fitness Quest 10. With summer temperatures rising, the risk of heat illness also increases.  Here are a few tips to so you can enjoy physical activity and exercise as well as to reduce the risk of heat illness: 1. Hydrate Hydrate Hydrate! Drink half of your body weight…

Qualities for Success and Happiness in Your Life

On my trip down to Florida, I was reading John Wooden’s book, “Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections On & Off the Court.” I absolutely love John Wooden and there are several aspects of his book that “spoke” to me. I not only shared them with the boys this week, I want to share two different ones with you.…

10 Ways To Improve Performance

Are you looking for ways to improve your performance?  In this context, I am talking about your performance at work, at home, and with your health.  If you indeed are trying to improve your energy, productivity, and overall effectiveness, I have provided 10 sure-fire ways to maximize your overall performance. * Focus, focus, focus—Sometimes it feels like we have a…

Regular Exercise Reduces Anxiety

The anxiety that often accompanies a chronic illness can significantly interfere with the healing process and adherence to the treatment plan. But regular exercise can significantly reduce symptoms of anxiety, a new University of Georgia study shows. Research found that exercise sessions greater than 30 minutes were better at reducing anxiety than sessions of less than 30 minute. But surprisingly,…

Benefits of Rebounding

All of us probably have some fond memory of bouncing on a trampoline when we were kids. Little did you know, you were actually rebounding – a fun way to burn calories even as an adult! Believe it or not, bouncing up and down offers a safe, low-impact workout for any age and fitness level. Benefits of rebounding have been…