let the music move you.

let the music move you.

Brian B. Parr, Ph.D., ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist There are many ergogenic aids that athletes use to improve exercise performance. These include nutrients like carbohydrates, drugs including caffeine and steroids, and invasive techniques like blood doping. Many of these performance-enhancing substances are illegal, banned, or dangerous, so ergogenic aids often have a negative connotation. And, while many of these aids may work for highly trained athletes who have already maximized Read more »
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September 14, 2017
All you need is YOU!

All you need is YOU!

Got no gym membership? Don’t have expensive exercise equipment? Can’t afford a personal trainer? Bodyweight exercise could be for you. Bodyweight exercises are strength-training exercises that don’t require free weights or machines. Instead, a person’s own weight provides resistance against gravity. These exercises are a simple, effective way to improve balance, flexibility and strength. Whether you called it bodyweight training or not, you probably are already familiar with some of the Read more »
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September 14, 2017
Saving for a Rainy Day in… YOUR FITNESS BANK

Saving for a Rainy Day in… YOUR FITNESS BANK

by Brian B. Parr, Ph.D., ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist Saving money for emergencies is a wise habit and can be crucial to being prepared in case of a change in your financial situation due to a lost job or unexpected expense. While putting savings aside for a rainy day may seem like common sense, all too often people are caught without enough to tide them over if or when the Read more »
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July 10, 2017
Just Chill

Just Chill

With temperatures soaring well into the triple digits this summer, athletes are among the most vulnerable for heat-related illnesses according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. During strenuous physical activities, the body emanates a lot of heat. An athlete’s core body temperature can elevate from your optimum 98.6° F to more than 104° F! Perspiration is the body’s way to normalize the body temperature, through the process of radiation. Read more »
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July 10, 2017
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