Monthly Archives: March 2018

The Benefits of Resistance Training for Older Adults

By Elliot Fisher MS, ATC, CSCS, PES Physical activity is important for positive health outcomes.  With age, it becomes more difficult to maintain good health.  Resistance training is a specific modality of exercise/physical activity that has many benefits that can assist in health maintenance over time.1 These health benefits are very specific to many of […]

The Benefits of High Intensity Interval Training

By Elliot Fisher MS, ATC, CSCS, PES Cardiovascular exercise is important for both sport performance and health.  High intensity interval training (HIIT) is a method that has some greater advantages than traditional steady state cardiovascular work.  HIIT uses a high intensity effort, around 90% effort or maximal effort, with intervals of lower effort to facilitate […]

Elliot’s Periodization #1

By Elliot Fisher MS, ATC, CSCS, PES Strength Mesocycle In this blog, I am going to cover my upcoming mesocycle of training.  This will be a good reference for what I do and can be used for getting training ideas, learning programming, etc.  My personal programs are usually five weeks long, but can vary.  At […]

The Benefits of Warming Up Before Exercise

By Elliot Fisher MS, ATC, CSCS, PES Warm ups are the start of most workout routines.  It is proposed that warming up will increase performance and decrease injury risk.  In this blog post, we will take a look at the benefits of warming up and how to do it. Passive Warm Up One objective of […]