Archives for January 2014

RPP Athletes… “Why I love My Job”

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January 30,2014 – Nunzio Signore (B.A./N.A.S.M./F.M.S./P.E.S.)

Today is Sunday and I’m in a bit of a “reflective” mood.

While we work with kids from dozens of High Schools and Middle Schools in the area, I was thinking about the journey of starting a new business and what it takes to be the “go to” guy in the area.  Quite frankly what it takes are kids who put their trust in you and have a great work ethic.  In thinking back on the progress of one particular athlete this year, I felt compelled to write this blog. [Read more…]

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Proper Post-Workout Nutrition

By Doug Corbett (NASM, PES, FMS, CET)

The following is an article written by Doug Corbett about proper post-workout nutrition.  Doug has been working at RPP since September of 2011 and has played a big role in speaking not only with athletes about their nutrition, but our adult clientele as well.

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Over the years, many of my clients have asked me about what to eat after a workout to optimize your metabolism and increase lean  muscle mass.  Here’s a quick summary of what a proper post-workout nutrition should entail:
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Playing Catch, not “Catch up”

By Nunzio Signore (B.A., C.P.T. NASM, F.M.S.)

Conditioning tests can vary from sport to sport and rightfully so.  A baseball player’s conditioning needs are completely different from Lacrosse/Hockey players.

Conducting conditioning tests that are not specific to the sport being played is pointless not to mention the possibility of injury and non-specific energy system stress (Ex. testing a baseball player on a six-minute mile when a baseball player never runs more than 12 seconds at a time).CatchUp

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