Kevin Turner-Turner Strength & Performance There are many myths when it comes to the topic of strength training. We are constantly being inundated by television, radio, and social media with promises of quick weight loss through fad diets, more muscle or better toned abs if you take this supplement or perform this revolutionary new exercise. … Continue reading Myths of Strength Training Part 1
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