Metabolite Training

By Elliot Fisher MS, ATC, CSCS, PES When trying to gain muscle (muscle hypertrophy) there are two main mechanisms: mechanical tension and metabolic stress.  In this blog, we will focus on metabolic stress. Metabolic stress, also known as metabolite training, refers to when you get a pump in the gym, feel the burn in the […]

General Diet Recommendations

By Elliot Fisher MS, ATC, CSCS, PES The information in this article is not medical advice.  Any nutrition questions should be referred to a Registered Dietician or your Physician.  This article is based on the cited references. Step 1 – Determine Goal Gain Muscle – Should be in caloric surplus.  Gain 0.5-2 lbs body weight/week.1 […]

All About Sugar

By Elliot Fisher MS, ATC, CSCS, PES In pursuit of health, researchers have tried to pinpoint some of the big risk factors for disease.  It was believed that obesity and chronic disease was due to consuming excess fats, but now that blame has shifted to sugar.  However, there is some debate if sugar is really […]

What Does Stretching Actually Do?

By Elliot Fisher   Recently stretching and mobility work has become a popular topic.  It’s been advertised to be the key to injury prevention, rehabilitation, increased performance, and longevity.  Stretching is important but may not be the cure all it is hyped up to be.  In this article, we’ll look at the actual benefits of […]

The Importance of Fiber

        By Elliot Fisher Fiber is an indigestible carbohydrate.  There are two types of fiber: soluble and insoluble.  Fiber can help reduce the risk of: Heart Disease1 Stroke1 Hypertension1 Diabetes1 Obesity1 Some Gastrointestinal Disorders1 Certain Cancers2,3   Cardiovascular Disease Heart disease is the number one killer in the United States.4 Insoluble fiber […]