By Nunzio Signore (BA, CPT, NASM, FMS, PES)
Here at Rockland Peak Performance (RPP) we generally perform an average of 6-8 movement Assessments per week. New customers often ask “Why is an assessment necessary?” My response is simple… “Do you want to be the best that you can be?”
Whether you are coming in to train with us for the long haul, coming off of rehab and seeking a training effect (strength training) or coming in for a one-time consultation regarding a particular issue, an assessment/movement screen can be an extremely powerful piece of the puzzle for success. This is true regardless of whether you are training for your sport or simply wanting to learn how to move and feel better.
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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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With the world being as “fast-paced” as it is, people are trying to get the most out their “hour” at the gym. The use of active recovery exercises is a great way to get the most “bang for your buck” from a training program.
Active recovery (AR) exercises are low intensity mobility, stability, and activation drills that we use at Rockland Peak Performance (RPP) in between sets of exercises instead of rest to help improve movement quality.
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