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 […]

Considerations on Concurrent Resistance and Endurance Training

By Elliot Fisher MS, ATC, CSCS, PES To be more physically fit, it is important to become bigger, faster, and stronger.  This is important for general health, as well as athletic performance.  To do this, both resistance training and endurance training are used.  There is evidence that concurrently training with both resistance and endurance exercise […]