Is It Necessary to Emulate Sport-Specific Movements During Training in Our Youth?

Written By Jeff King Throughout the years, my approach and philosophy towards training young athletes has changed. Many factors have attributed to this: books I have read, conferences I have attended and respected coaches I have talked to. Each has played a vital role in developing my current approach with any young athlete I have […]

My Fitness Journey: Amelianne Johannes

Athlete…Active… These were always words I used to define myself, until one day, before I knew it, they were not relevant anymore. To understand my fitness journey I have to start at the beginning. I grew up in a cul-de-sac neighborhood. There was only one way in and one way out; the perfect place for a kid to […]

Great Strides can be made with a little K.I.S.S.

By: Jeff King M.A., C.S.C.S I am reading Dan John’s book “Never Let Go.” This is a great read. John shares his philosophies on lifting as well as life. Many things resonated with me thus far but one in particular inspired me to write this article. John discusses that when things get difficult, such as […]

Things I Learned This Summer Teaching Young Kids

By Jeff King MA C.S.C.S. 1. Kids can be successful if placed in the right environment.   At Fitness Quest 10 we pride ourselves in fostering an environment which is energetic, encouraging, and educational. Our programs are designed to where every kid is able to achieve success throughout the camp. It was such a sight […]

A Typical Day Interning at Fitness Quest 10

By: Intern Charleston             Today we started with Quest 10 kids in the lower facility. These kids are a lot of fun and they are definitely a good group of kids that need to be encouraged and supported.  Coach Jeff King does an excellent job with this camp by giving the kids something to be […]

The S’s Of Success Training Youth

By Jeff King, C.S.C.S., Fitness Quest 10 Being a member of training staff at Fitness Quest 10 I sit back and ponder what makes our athletic programs unique and stand out from others around the country? I began to think about my own training philosophy towards young kids and what I try to implement with […]

The 4 C’s of Coaching Young Athletes

One thing I enjoy being as a strength coach is being able to train young athletes. Over the past 5 ½ years, I have been blessed with the opportunity to train many young athletes at all levels. What I have come to realize, is there is a lot more that goes into training young athletes […]

The Truth About Vertical Jump

As a strength and conditioning coach, I work with many young basketball players and one common question that parents and coaches frequently ask me is what can be done to improve their son’s, daughter’s or athlete’s vertical jump? Every time this question is raised, two thoughts come to my mind. First: I want to show […]

How To Erase Belly Fat, Tone Without Gaining Muscle, And When To Hit The Gym

Fitness Quest 10 Trainers answer frequently asked  Health and Fitness questions for the  San Diego News Network . Below is the latest article featuring Jeff King. ********************************************************************************************************** In this section, SDNN and a range of local experts answer your burning health and wellness questions – everything from exercise, diet and fitness to health and body […]

DO YOU FLIP? Fitness Quest 10 does…

Meet the Flip Video™ family. Camcorders small enough to fit in your pocket making it easy enough to take wherever you go. Life now has a play button. The Flip is a great piece of equipment,especially if you are in the fitness industry. Listen to Fitness Quest 10 personal trainers discuss the Flip. [youtube=] Check […]