When male high school athletes are training, they often ask, “How do I gain weight?” There are many groups that need to gain weight while training, but the question is most common among this group. The first thing we remind clients is it can be easy to gain weight, but you have to work to Read more about Nutrition Tip: Gaining Muscle[…]
In this month’s My Thoughts Monday video, the Human Performance Institute trainers explain the second pillar of the Long-Term Athletic Development model that HPI uses to improve athletes of all ages.
As an athlete, you’re burning through massive amounts of resources when you train and compete. You’re sweating, maintain body temperature, building new muscles, and through all of this staying hydrated is crucial. Water acts as a lubricant for bodily functions, flushes out toxins, delivers nutrients, and helps you stay full and energized. We can’t stress Read more about Nutrition Tip: Always Hydrate[…]
The prison is when athletes let themselves fill their mind with self doubt, worry, self-debate, troubles, etc.
Long-Term Athletic Development, or LTAD, has been a hot topic as of late in the strength and conditioning community. My goal with this article is to educate everyone on what it is and how we implement it here at HPI. Research conducted by Sport for Life indicates this is an understanding that human development from Read more about Understanding Long-Term Athletic Development[…]
Our January exercise tip of the month is on how to do a proper squat. Watch the video below to learn the right form:
In nutrition, as in training, we should strive to do the simple things savagely well. Most people realize what they need to eat but still make bad choices. We put a lot of emphasis on the quality of work we put in while training, but the quality of food is just as important. The food Read more about Nutrition tip: Think F.A.S.T.E.R.[…]
“Where’s the noise, folks?” Kathy Rinehart-Hansen yells out as she pounds her red gloves into her opponent, punch after punch, hook after hook, with increasing force. The crowd erupts into cheers. “You got this, Kathy!” “Knock ’em down!” Onlookers half expect the bell to ring and the announcer to shout “knockout,” but this isn’t a Read more about Boxing program helps patients with Parkinson’s disease[…]
Happy 2018! Here’s what’s coming up: Testing Week = Jan. 2 – Jan. 6 CLOSED on MLK DAY — Monday, Jan. 15 In the case of inclement weather, check our calendar for any closings or schedule updates. Start dates for CPS teams: Battle girls soccer — Tuesday, Jan. 9 Rock Bridge boys soccer — Wednesday, Read more about Facility Update: Jan. 2-6, 2018[…]