In today’s PT Intel personal trainer Kathleen Trotter talks about how necessary strength training is, no matter what your fitness goals are. Besides being a personal trainer, Kathleen lives her advice, having completed 10 (count ’em!) marathons, an Ironman (well, Ironwoman to be more accurate) and 7 half Ironmans. You can also find her on […]
Are You Putting Strength First?
In today’s PT Intel, Rich Ruffing explains the necessity of instituting strength training as the base of a successful workout program. Rich has a BS in Sports Biology from Springfield College, is a NCSA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, and is also certified from the Titleist Performance Institute (Level 1) for Golf Fitness, Functional Movement […]
4 Not-So-Obvious Benefits of Strength Training
For most people lifting weights is all about getting in shape and looking good. For others it is to put on muscle. Both groups are hitting the gym for aesthetic reasons, but did you know that there are a bunch of other benefits of strength training? Lifting weights not only improves the reflection in the […]