2018 is Here!…Now what?
If there is one thing that this time of year is not short on is New Years Resolutions. The thought that you have an entire calendar year to devote to new habit forming and personal development helps individuals feel that they are more in control of the metrics of their
Fat and Fit?
Written by: Kelly Bruno, MD Can an individual be overweight or “obese” and still be considered healthy? I’m not usually one to take a hard stance on a topic, especially when it might be an unpopular position, but there are occasions when it’s worth it. This is one of those
Gluten Intolerance Is Not Real – Or Is It?
Written By: Jakub Kalus Gluten has become a hot topic in last few years. The phenomenon of gluten intolerance is increasingly more common. More and more people are following a gluten-free diet, and claiming that this step helps them feel less bloated, dizzy, and constipated. In tandem, we’ve seen a
The Female Athlete Triad and Relative Energy Deficiency in Sports
Written By: Lee Bell As coaches, we want the best from our athletes, and that can often mean pushing them hard. While we want to see them perform at the highest level they can achieve, we also need to appreciate that their health matters too. Whether you are a coach,
Six Week Brick Workout Progression
Written By: Jon Fecik Brick workouts are a tool in your workout arsenal to help you become a better duathlete or triathlete. At a basic level, a brick is a workout where you ride your bike and follow it up with a run. It gets its name from duathlete Matt
Musings on Mentality with Pain and Patient Care
The MRI does not determine your pain level. A musing on why we need to do better with education, or risk digging our pain cave hole much deeper.
Old Man Training Part 1
Old man training, part 1. Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. Dylan Thomas Ten years ago, I was unstoppable. I was indestructible. I was strong, capable, my body could
CHP Coaches Answer YOUR Questions! (Part One)
You asked? We answered! In part one of three, Alex Viada, Kelly Bruno, Mike Fecik, and Taylor Weglicki respond to your burning questions! ALEX VIADA What would programming for the gen-pop that wants to be strong, muscular and fit look like? “It could be literally anything. The wonderful thing about learning multiple
Stop Telling Me To Loosen Up
Written By: Christy Shaw For a long time now, I have battled a deep sense of shame about the fact that, while my job entails helping others with their food, I’ve been to an exceptionally dark place with my own relationship to food. I’ve spent years keeping my experiences in the dark,
Don’t Resist the Training: Resistance Training in Youth Populations
Written By: Ryan Miller MS, CSCS Resistance training, also termed strength training, is implemented across all age groups to improve health. For children and adolescents especially, it offers several benefits; some of those are increased self-esteem, increased bone mineral density (BMD), and improved body composition. But strength training among this