Kevin Turner – Turner Strength & Performance When many people hear the term strength training, they have images of extremely muscular and very low-fat bodybuilders or big hulking guys with handle bar mustaches lifting massive amounts of weight. While these people are strong, they represent different sports within the spectrum of strength training. I would … Continue reading 8 Reasons to Start Strength Training Today!
Kevin Turner- Turner Strength & Performance Many athletes have a strength and conditioning program they follow during the off-season and into the pre-season, as they should, for reasons I will address momentarily. Many athletes and coaches can agree that having an off season and pre-season strength and conditioning program yields positive results that carry over … Continue reading The Benefits of In-Season Strength Training for Athletes
Kevin Turner-Turner Strength & Performance Benefits of Strength Training A solid training program, in a well supervised environment with a qualified trainer, has been shown to improve confidence, self-esteem, muscle strength, sports performance, heart health, bone mineral density, increases in lean body mass and metabolic rate and creating a healthy habit of fitness that … Continue reading Strength Training and Kids
Kevin Turner- Turner Strength and Performance My daughter came home from school saying her back and knees ached terribly during and after performing squats. After hearing her say this, I decided to take a look at her form. In the pictures of her below, I identify a few of the issues that were contributing … Continue reading Benefits of Proper Form in the Back Squat
Kevin Turner- Turner Strength & Performance With more opportunities for female athletes and trends toward year-round sports participation, the tendency to specialize in one sport earlier on has put female athletes at 6 times the risk of suffering a non-contact anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury than boys (www.thefemaleacl.com/blog/female-acl-injury-statistics.amp). Non-contact ACL injuries are more common in … Continue reading ACL Injuries in Female Athletes