Last month, we covered a big-picture approach to nutrition. Now, we’ll begin a deeper dive into the nutrients we need. The first is carbohydrates. Carbs are your main source of energy. Besides providing energy to our muscles, they also fuel the brain, which leads to an increase in concentration and improved performance. There are four Read more about Nutrition tip: Carbs fuel body and mind[…]
Here’s what is coming up: Columbia Public Schools team schedules Hickman football — M, W, F from 4:30 p.m. Battle soccer — T, Th from 4:15-6:15 p.m. Battle girls basketball — Feb. 10 and 17 from 10-11 a.m. Rock Bridge soccer — M, W from 4:30-6 p.m.
Training and nutrition play a vital role in maximizing your performance. But don’t forget about the mental aspect of fitness. Just like physical training, mental conditioning is a skill, and we need to train it. For this month’s tip, let’s address self-talk. What is self-talk? Simply put, it is talking to yourself. If you think Read more about Training Tip: Positive Self-Talk[…]
In a new feature called “My Thoughts Monday,” HPI head trainer Garrett Buschjost explains how to be a beast at the simple things.
Each month, MU Health Care’s Human Performance Institute will give special recognition to a client who embodies the characteristics we prize. These attributes include working hard, exceeding our expectations, being coachable, displaying great energy and attitude and showing improvements. The first honoree is Tyler Gooch. T, as we know him, has been training with us Read more about January Standout Story: Tyler Gooch[…]
Whether you are a competitive athlete or someone who just plays the occasional pick-up game, you can improve your athleticism. Garrett Buschjost, the head trainer and supervisor of MU Health Care’s Human Performance Institute, has a five-part strategy for athletic performance enhancement. 1. MOVE WELL IN ALL PLANES No matter the stage of life, Read more about Five Ways to Improve Athleticism[…]
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[…]