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Nutrition Tips for Athletes

By | Nutrition

Everyone has different nutritional needs based on their gender, size, activity level, body type, and medical situation. For athletes, nutrition becomes doubly important, as they need to be able to train for hours on end and have enough fuel to perform. For your average person who works out less than 90 minutes straight at a time and who does not do intense weights, there is no need to alter a diet. For athletes though, even amateur athletes or marathon runners, you will need to start to change your diet to keep yourself healthy and get the most out of your performance. Here are…

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fitness classes

Be a MARP NOT a NARP!

By | Active Rehab, Coaching, Fitness, Nutrition, Sport Performance

by Jeff Roux B.P.E; CSCS; TSCC Gold NARP; Noun (*Urban Dictionary) a Non-Athletic Regular Person.  Everyone needs to move. Everyone needs to move better and everyone can be more athletic. In our world Inside the Red at TWIST, we are leading a movement for the extinction of NARPs because we believe everyone is an athlete. Our goal is to turn NARPS into MARPS (More Athletic Regular People of course!) Whether you are a NARP, an elite athlete working to succeed at the next level, a mom trying to manage her job, family, and her own fitness, or a grandfather who…

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Golf Sport Conditioning

Awaken the Force for Golf Performance

By | Active Rehab, Coaching, Fitness, Nutrition, Sport Performance

by Jeff Roux B.P.E.; CSCS, TSCC Gold “Golf is deceptively simple; and endlessly complicated.”– Arnold Palmer – Few people think of golf as exercise and most underestimate the physical requirements and the demands on the body. Don’t let the casual clothes, golf carts and the 19th hole fool you. Whether you are a single digit handicap or play winter rules until August, a properly designed golf conditioning program can be essential to bringing down your score and keeping you healthy. Despite the seemingly easy physical requirements of the game overall, the explosive power and rotational forces of the golf swing can put…

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Fish

To Coach or Not to Coach….. (We Prefer Coach)

By | Active Rehab, Coaching, Fitness, Nutrition, Sport Performance

Comedian Steven Wright once said, ”There is a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.” – Steven Wright There is a similar line between training athletes and coaching them. In today’s world of Youtube and social media, any personal trainer with a rudimentary knowledge of exercise and human anatomy can design a strength training workout or design a boot camp class that makes their athletes/clients work hard, however, the goal of a professional strength and conditioning coach is to teach athletes how to move and execute drill properly and, more importantly, to work smart….

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Personal Training

Choose Better!

By | Active Rehab, Coaching, Fitness, Nutrition, Sport Performance

No one WANTS to be overweight; yet I see -INSERT FAST FOOD RESTAURANT NAME HERE- bags lying on the ground in every public parking lot. Not only did someone choose to eat this crap over healthier options, they also couldn’t take 15 seconds to get off their A**es and put it in the trash. No one WANTS to be unhealthy yet I am shocked by how often I still see (and smell) smoke rising outside of every public building (including schools and arenas), along every sidewalk and I regularly watch sparks fly out of car windows as still lit butts…

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March Is Nutrition Month

March Is National Nutrition Month!

By | Nutrition

There’s nothing like an official month to make us pay attention There are some pretty special official days throughout the year but nutrition is just that important that it gets a whole month dedicated to it.  March is National Nutrition Month so do pay attention, you’re going to get a lot of great information sliding your way over the next few weeks.  You also need to put your critical thinking cap on because there will be a lot of misinformation coming your way too.  This isn’t with bad intent, people are passionate about health and want to spread the word,…

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