General Adaptation Syndrome

General Adaptation Syndrome

Have you ever wondered why working hard is sometimes not enough when it comes to performance training? It makes sense that if you train hard you’ll get, faster, stronger and ultimately better. If just training hard was the key there would be many more accomplished...

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FUS Performance Powder

FUS Performance Powder

I have been training since I was twelve years old. I have competed at a fairly high level and have been a strength and conditioning coach since 1984. I can tell when something works and when it doesn’t. I believe many products today are marketed and sold based heavily...

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Chalk Gym Birmingham AL

Chalk Gym Birmingham AL

Are you the type of person who needs to train rather than just workout? An athlete who wants to become more? What would be the perfect gym for the person who is, or is ready, to become serious about weight training? Where would someone go who wanted to train in the...

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The Component Wheel

The Component Wheel

When designing an exercise program, on what areas do we typically focus? In school, I was taught to think of; warm up, flexibility, resistance and cardiovascular/respiratory training (The Historical Four). These four areas of focus remain the general recommendations...

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The typical fitness industry model

The typical fitness industry model

How many times have you walked into a gym, asked about a membership, given a tour, shown all the equipment and promised things that you later found out not to be true? You go through orientation 101, told you get one free session with a trainer to teach you how to use...

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