Author: Dan Butera

How Much Exercise

By Nikki Bojanovic BS, ATC When it comes to physical activity and personal fitness, a common question that is always asked among the participants is, “How much is enough?” How often, how long should a workout be and how often should you be physically active to begin to see the results that you want? While […]

The Benefits to Online Training

By Elliot Fisher MS, ATC, CSCS, PES Personal training is a sought-after service.  There are many benefits to it including improved health, wellness, performance, and body composition.  A new trend that is emerging is online training, where trainers and coaches will help a client by giving them a program and helping them reach their goals […]

Periworkout Nutrition to Maximize Performance during Sport and Training

By Elliot Fisher MS, ATC, CSCS, PES Nutrition plays an important role in sport performance.  Periworkout nutrition (pre, intra, and post) is a very important variable in maximizing performance during sport or training.  There are many products that advertise as being best for periworkout nutrition, including pre workouts, bcaa supplements, and post workout drinks.  This […]

Elliot’s Periodization #2

By Elliot Fisher MS, ATC, CSCS, PES This next mesocycle will start a recomposition block.  The focus is to lose fat while retaining muscle.  After this, there will be another 5 week mesocycle of dieting, followed by a mesocycle of mass gain.  This is done as the two back to back mesocycles will help lose […]

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 […]