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Matthew Quigley

New Study Says Physical Fitness Promotes Better Brain Function In Young Adults

Researchers found that study participants who performed better during a cardio test also exhibited better cognitive function via a brain scan. Additionally, the fitter, sharper participants also showed superior structural integrity of the white matter in their brains, which is associated with improved speed and quality of nerve connections.

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Matthew Quigley

Back to school: The ABC’s of strength and conditioning

It’s that time of year again. Summer is winding down and kids are preparing to head back to school. Many kids have new clothes, a backpack filled with freshly sharpened pencils, and other supplies to get the year started. As our youngsters head back to school, how we think about progressing in education is how we should think about progressing strength training and injury prevention efforts for young athletes.

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Exercise
Matthew Quigley

Kettlebells: The Ultimate Fitness Tool

The kettlebell is among the globe’s oldest and most efficient instruments for building muscle.
It was popularized in Russia in the 1800s, yet some evidence suggests that the kettlebell was even made use of in ancient Greece for their Olympics.
Nowadays, kettlebells are the standard of CrossFit training.

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Covid Protocols When Training

  • Hand sanitizer and disposable wipes are placed abundantly throughout the space for workers and customers to disinfect their hands and equipment before and after use.

 

  • Trainers are required to wash hands before and after each training session and sanitize frequently during each session.

 

  • All equipment must be sanitized between uses. No equipment shall be used by another customer or returned to the storage rack / container without being sanitized.

 

  • Clients are encouraged to use one piece of equipment at a time (e.g., limit circuit training or “super sets” with multiple pieces of equipment) in order to facilitate required sanitizing.

 

  • Clients must wear masks when entering and leaving the building.

 

  • During sessions, if a client is retrieving a piece of equipment for use, masks must be on.

 

  • While working out in their own personal workspace at a high level of intensity, clients can take the mask partially off to facilitate breathing then must put it back on. Immediately after exercising, that particular workspace must be immediately sanitized.