3 Ways to Spice Up Your Morning Oatmeal

3 Ways to Spice up Your Morning Oatmeal:  by Coach Marisa Seitz Add nut butter: adding peanut/almond/ cashew butter provides up to 8 grams of protein in just 2 tablespoons! Add fruit: Fruits like bananas, blueberries, strawberries, and mangoes are all delicious...

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Are they athletes or kids?

Are They Athletes, Or Kids? Brett Klika As 8-year-old Billy sprints down the sideline with the soccer ball expertly at his feet, leaving both teammates and opponents in the dust, a truth becomes extremely clear. With his natural speed, agility, and overall game...

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January Newsletter

Client of the Month - Craig Eyman   "Best investment I have made for myself.  The team at PSC has put me in the best shape of my life at 52!  Got off cholesterol meds, back pain went away.  Still going 2x per week after 5 years.   Learn more about personal training at...

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Effective Acceleration

Effective acceleration relies on force application into the ground. In order to generate the greatest amount of force, you have to have 3 good postural habits: 1. Your legs have to swing vertically after push-off to offset gravity and to be able to drive down and...

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3 Healthy Winter Soup Recipes

By Coach Marisa Seitz What better way to warm up on a cold winter day than with a delicious bowl of soup? These three soup recipes are packed with nutrients and are sure to keep you warm even on a cold winter night! Lentil Soup: Lentils are a type of legume that is...

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3 Tips to Sprint Faster

By Mike Caza, Owner PSC Fitness & Performance 1. Push the Ground Sprinting faster is all about applying force quickly through the ground.  If you push against the ground, this initiates forward movement.  If you stand and pick your knee up, you haven’t moved forward. ...

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5 Tips for Staying in Shape During the Holidays

5 Tips for Staying in Shape During the Holidays By Coach Marisa Seitz Sign up for a local holiday walk/run: Many cities host 5k fun runs throughout the holiday season. Grab a running or walking buddy and sign up for one to help you stay active! Shop in stores: Limit...

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3 Interesting Stats on the Aging Process

Most adults will lose between five to seven pounds of muscle every decade (Westcott and Baechle 1998).  After women reach the age of 30, decreases in muscle density and increases in intramuscular fat are found in cross-sectional areas of the thighs (ACSM 1998c). There...

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November Newsletter

Exercise of the Month Assisted Chin Ups - with 5 second eccentric By controlling a 5 second lowering, the nervous system has time to recruit the maximum amount of musle fibers to be used when coming back up.  If there is a sway or you go too fast, this can wrench the...

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Pre-Workout Carbs

Carbohydrates should make up around 45-65% of your daily diet. They are your body’s preferred source of fuel during exercise and your brain’s number one fuel source during the day, which is why many people often feel fatigued or lightheaded when they have not eaten...

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