Flexibility & Stretching

Hey REPers, Coach Christmas here with week 3 of our Wellness Topics on Flexibility and Stretching! Flexibility & Stretching For us teachers and coaches born in the 80’s and 90’s…remember what it was like to get up and put your socks on in the morning without having to grunt? Yeah, those were the good ol’ […]

From Huge Arms to Booty Fads

I have been in the fitness/ strength and conditioning industry for an incredible 21 years now. I fell into this industry by fate and have never woken up a day since that I haven’t been excited to get to work, learn and share all things healthy. When it comes to fads, I have seen them […]

Early Fitness Specialization: What?

The topic of early fitness specialization has been a major hot button for those involved in youth development for years. Research is conclusive that the narrower the focus in the stages of Learning to Train, and Training to Train within Long Term Athlete Development, the larger the negative impact it has on the ladder stages. […]

Mobility: The Why and How

Mobility is the latest buzz in the fitness industry, but the concept of mobility is anything but new. Simply put, mobility is defined as a joint’s ability to move freely through a specific range of motion.  Good mobility means that the range of motion a joint can travel through is smooth and pain-free. Furthermore, a […]