Core Galore

Burpee With Push-Up Reps: 10 Jump straight up, getting as much height as you can. Land softly, and lower into a crouching squat with your hands on the floor. Jump…

Workout Moves

Workout 30 Air Squats 30 Plank Jacks 30 Air Squats 30 Frog Crunches 30 Plank Frog Hops (towards knees using gliders or bodyweight) 30 Air Squats 30 Mountain Climbers Primed…

Basketball Specific Exercises

Program created for Jordan Schoob – Body by Coach Conner Workout Goals for a rotational sport Improve Cardio Gain Strength Get Ripped Build Mass – request to add muscle mass…

Sleep Loss & The Brain

The New Normal How much sleep did you get last night? If you are like many individuals, you probably average six hours or less.  Then there are those who actually…

Yoga Can Wreck Your Body

By WILLIAM J. BROAD On a cold Saturday in early 2009, Glenn Black, a yoga teacher of nearly four decades, whose devoted clientele includes a number of celebrities and prominent…

The Thin Fantasy

FANTASY A Matter of Metabolism Weight Loss comes down to Resting Metabolism Rate/Basal Metabolism Rate combined with physical training and balanced nutrition. All humans expend energy in three ways: through…

Reality Check: Body Mass Index

Reality Check The idea that body weight is due to genetics and set point is a disputed theory.  David Levitsky argues the statement, “No matter how hard I try, I…

Choosing the Right Foods

As cross training is important for body balance, remember to purchase and try different foods for the broad range of nutrition value it provides.  Don’t single out or focus on…

Fitness Baselines

HEART RATE The average resting heart rate for men is 60 to 80 beats per minute.  The resting heart rate for women is 70 to 90 beats per minute.  A…