Archives for January 2014

RPP Athletes… “Why I love My Job”


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…]


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.


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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