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Resistance Training Is Proven To Burn Fat, Build Muscle

 |  29th Jun 2016  |  Filed under Basics of Training, Nutrition

In a recent article published by SELF magazine, they explore the benefits of resistance training. Weight loss is a primary goal for a large portion of the adult population in America and a resistance training program can achieve the results we are looking for.
MORE MUSCLE = HIGHER BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate)

Your BMR translates to how much energy your body will expend at rest. The higher the…

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Practical Application for Long-Term Athletic Development

 |  12th Jun 2015  |  Filed under Basics of Training

As Larry Meadors states, developing a comprehensive long-term athletic development program in the United States is critical. The program must start at the youth level. This article will focus on ages 3–14 years. The following information is for coaches, parents, and sport organization directors.

To date, little has been done to provide youth coaches with knowledge of how to teach and…

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Quality Over Quantity Applies to Your Exercise, Diet Too

 |  2nd Jun 2014  |  Filed under Nutrition

Per a recent article in Science Daily, The clear benefits of a multi-dimensional exercise regimen that includes resistance exercise, interval sprint exercise, stretching (including yoga or pilates), endurance exercise, and moderate amounts of protein consumed regularly throughout the day have been demonstrated and reported by exercise scientists. If your goal is to lose weight and maintain…

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Training Can Help Teens Avoid Knee Injuries

 |  30th Apr 2014  |  Filed under Basics of Training

 
A recent health study published by NPR, shows the correlation between proper training and decreased knee injuries in teens…

ACL injuries, which , hit both genders, but right after puberty they occur as much as six times more frequently in young women, depending on the sport. The ACL injury rate for a female soccer player is 11.7 injuries per 100,000 practices or games, compared to 4.7…

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