Tag: Power

  • How Well Do You Know Your Heart?

    February is National Heart Awareness Month! The basics, “Heart 411”: Heart + Blood  + Blood Vessels = Cardiovascular System + Trachea + Bronchi + Alveoli + Lungs = Respiratory System = Cardiorespiratory System: How the body provides oxygen and nutrients to its tissues and removes CO2. Main Structural Components:  Atria, Ventricles, SA Node, AV Node […]

  • Weekend Warrior Challenge

    Challenge #4 What is Plyometrics? “How many times a week should I do a plyometric workout?“ This form of exercise should not be performed every day because your muscles need to recover from the intense high impact exercise. A 48-hour rest period between plyometric circuits is recommended.  Plyometric exercises are not recommended for novice exercisers, or […]

  • Exercise Session #15

    Phase 5:  Power Warm-Up Self-Myofasical Release (SMR) Calves (Gastrocnemius), Tensor Fascia Latae, Back (Latissimus Dorsi) Foam roll on muscle until tender (sore) region is felt.  Hold each tender region for 30 sec. Dynamic Stretches Tube Walking, Lunges, Medicine Ball Lift and Chop Circuit  CORE/BALANCE/PLYOMETRIC Medicine Ball (MB) Back Extension Throw 2 x 12 reps. Explosive […]

  • Exercise Session #11

    Phase 5:  Power Warm-Up Self-Myofasical Release (SMR) Calves (Gastrocnemius), Tensor Fascia Latae, Back (Latissimus Dorsi) Foam roll on muscle until tender (sore) region is felt.  Hold each tender region for 30 sec. Dynamic Stretches Tube Walking, Lunges, Medicine Ball Lift and Chop Circuit  CORE/BALANCE/PLYOMETRIC Medicine Ball (MB) Pullover Throw on Swiss (stability) Ball  2 x […]

  • Exercise #8

    Phase 5:  Power Warm-Up Self-Myofasical Release (SMR) Calves (Gastrocnemius), IT-Band, Back (Latissimus Dorsi) Foam roll on muscle until tender (sore) region is felt.  Hold each tender region for 30 sec. Dynamic Stretches Tube Walking, Lunges, Medicine Ball Lift and Chop Circuit CORE Medicine Ball Rotation Chest Pass 2 x 8 reps. Fast Tempo No Rest […]

  • Exercise Session #5

    Phase 5:  Power Warm-Up Self-Myofasical Release (SMR) Calves (Gastrocnemius), IT-Band, Back (Latissimus Dorsi) Foam roll on muscle until tender (sore) region is felt.  Hold each tender region for 30 sec. Dynamic Stretches Tube Walking, Lunges, Medicine Ball Lift and Chop Circuit CORE Medicine Ball Pullover Throw (on stability ball) 2 x 12 reps. Explosive Tempo […]