What are the Physiologic Adaptations to Resistance Training?

1.0 Introduction This article provides an overview of the physiologic adaptations to resistance training. It outlines the adaptations associated with strength and power followed by endurance. 2.0 Strength and Power The benefits of resistive exercise extend beyond the obvious improvements in muscle performance to include positive effects on the cardiovascular system, connective tissue, and bone.… Read More

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Steps to Mastering the Pull-up/Heave

Introduction Looking to improve your heave (pull-up) count, or just starting out? Below we share some of the muscle groups you will need to target and outline some exercises to help you achieve your aim. The Muscles The latissimus dorsi provides the most power during the upward movement towards the bar, with other muscles involved… Read More

How to Do a Bootcamp-Style Workout from Home or on the Road

Bootcamp fitness classes are great for people who love to push themselves and get in a solid workout in a short period of time. However, they are not always accessible. Whether you can not afford a regular gym membership, do not have anyone to watch your kids while you exercise, or are on the road… Read More

Sprained Ankle? These Five Tools Will Help You Recover Faster

Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries among athletes and active individuals, and, if boot camp fitness is your training modality of choice, you maybe particularly susceptible. Listed below are five great tools that will help you recover faster and get back on your feet before you know it. 1. Canes and Crutches… Read More