Hip and Knee Replacement, Part I

Hip and Knee Joint Replacements and Recovery By Nina Clark, CSCS Introduction to a total joint Replacement: Today over 760,000 Americans undergo joint replacement surgery in one form or another each year (AAOS Department of Research and Scientific Affairs, 2002). According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons 52% of surgeries in 2002 were knee…

How to Get the Most Out of Your Class

By Adam Dowell To the class attendee: Your coach is knowledgable, but doesn’t know everything about you or your body. There are some things that are expected of you when in a class that aren’t exactly painted on the wall. Here are a couple suggestions to help us make the most out of your training…

Eat for Your Goals: Post-Training Nutrition

I was cruising when I crossed the half way point during the Teton pAss Kicker last weekend. Then it hit me, the chills. The under-the-skin, full-body-chills. I was about to bonk. Everything I had done pre-race had been “right”. I ate a solid breakfast, drank water, sucked down food at the first hour mark of…