10 Steps to Losing Body Fat… and Keeping It Off! – Part 1

By Nunzio Signore (B.A., CPT, NASM, PES, FMS)

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Exercise is most effective for reducing body fat when you pair it with a smart diet that leads to a reduction in energy intake.  This is not as easy as it seems only because we have a hard time getting the two to work in sync with each other.  [Read more…]

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RPP – “The Best of 2014”

By Nunzio Signore (B.A., CPT, NASM, PES, FMS)

88095590MW101_NBA_Finals_GaI’m currently gearing up for the “feast of the fish” that many of us Italians submit ourselves to so, I’ll be spending a lot of time sitting in my mother’s den listening to screaming and smelling like fish for 3 days. With some well needed “time to myself”, I researched which blogs people found the most interesting this year. So today, I wanted to post up the top 5 articles of 2014 in terms of receiving the most views. [Read more…]

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Training Softball Catchers… “The Unsung Heroes”

By Nunzio Signore (B.A., CPT, NASM, PES, FMS)

Blog 8 - 1The catcher is somewhat of an unsung hero in regards to duties on the softball field.  In order for catchers to be at the top of their game, they have to first be comfortable from a mobility standpoint in an ungodly uncomfortable position. [Read more…]

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Training Catchers… “The Unsung Heroes”

By Nunzio Signore (B.A., CPT, NASM, PES, FMS)

Catcher Blog - Image 1The catcher is somewhat of an unsung hero in regards to duties on the baseball field.  In order for catchers to be at the top of their game, they have to first be comfortable from a mobility standpoint in an ungodly uncomfortable position.  Besides the obvious job of catching the ball, catchers are also responsible for calling pitches, adjusting to a variety of pitchers (not to mention personalities!!), blocking, throwing and making sure they have a great “pop time”, just to name a handful of topics.  It’s needless to say that catchers can take a beating during a long season. [Read more…]

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Improving Power in the “Stride” (Softball Tip #7)

Tip #7 - 1By Nunzio Signore (B.A. CPT, NASM, FMS, PES)

In today’s post we are covering strength and conditioning tip #7 for softball players. In case you missed #6 please click here.

Today’s softball tip seems to be geared towards pitchers, but in fact stride length also relates to an outfielder throwing someone out at home or a catcher throwing someone out at second or even a stronger swing at the plate. You see, a wider stride length gives us a more stable base of support for the core and upper body to pivot off of in all of the movements mentioned above. I liken it to a pyramid. [Read more…]

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