The Migas Project, Diagnostic Session #1 Holly

As I sat down with Dan and Holly for our first session I was very excited to see their level of motivation. This is always a major factor in the success or failure of many training programs. Trainers understand this with each new client they get. Those that come in motivated are much easier to […]

Flexibility in the Spine, don’t Lose it!

The ability to maintain mobility in your back or more specifically for this post, your spine, is something that when you are in your 20’s you do not think about all that much. Well ok I actually did think about it quite a bit in my 20’s but I am fairly passionate about health and […]

Fitness Tip of the Week #14 Are You Taking the Time to Stretch?

This week I have been doing quite a bit of stretching. I mostly wanted to combat the tightness that I was beginning to feel as a result of sitting in classes and studying at my desk, along with the lifting I have been doing as a part of training. It feels good to be able […]

Another Opinion on Running Shoes

I recently received e-mails from a few of you regarding an article from the New York Times about running injuries. The article is great so thanks to all of you who sent it. The article is regarding how many runners are suffering from injuries when training for long distance running. We have discussed this topic […]

Does Training with Ankle Weights on Really Help?

Inside the training center at the school I work at we have several sets of ankle weights. We utilize them for doing various hip strengthening exercises. Commonly however the athletes ask about why we do not train in them more frequently for things like running or agility drills. The basketball team even tells me that […]

This is Scary Stuff! Bench Press Injury to Stafon Johnson

If you have not seen the article on the football player from the University of Southern California being injured while doing bench press, here is a link to one. While doing a team weight training workout he lost the bar out of his right hand and the bar fell straight onto his neck. Here is […]

Heat vs Ice, what is the Best Choice when you Suffer and Injury?

This question seems to come up all the time when I am dealing with the many bumps and bruises the athletes I work with suffer in their fall sports. The main issues are typically contact related injuries especially football for the obvious amount of contact that comes with the sport.  Usually it seems following the […]

The Role of Exercise in Chronic Pain

One of our trainers, Loren recently sent me this link to an article he was reading about a study on chronic pain for those between the ages of 50-59. The article came from Yahoo, here is the link to “Chronic Pain Makes 50 year olds Feel 80” There is not groundbreaking discoveries in the article, […]

What is the Most Severe Injury You Have Ever Suffered?

For some reason there has been a lot of talk about injuries in the groups I have spent my time with this week. Part of it is that the School I coach at is in the first week of Daily Double practices so there is the always annoying muscle pulls from the kids that sat […]

What can you do about that Aching Lower Back Part 2

I wanted to finish the discussion from yesterdays post. If you read that article you will get our take on how to train the body. We hope you are starting to understand our point that training the human body requires stimulus to the muscles and depending on the type of stimulus you use will determine […]

What Others Are Saying

"My body has not reacted well with working a desk job.  I am only 25, but have been having a lot of pain that has built up over the past 6 months...The cubicle workouts have truly helped, I cant even begin to tell much better! Thanks Scott, love the routines!" Brandon
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