Don’t Be a Mouth Breather

By Skyler Zarndt MS, ATC, RSCC   Okay, let’s just take a moment to appreciate how good the Netflix original series “Stranger Things” is.  If you haven’t watched it yet, do it. Now, this post isn’t related to the show at all.  Except for the fact that I want to quickly discuss mouth breathing as… Continue reading Don’t Be a Mouth Breather

13 Methods To Increase Your Conditioning

By Skyler Zarndt MS, ATC, RSCC   This is the 4th part of what is an overview of Joel Jamieson’s Certified Conditioning Coach Course.  In this segment, we will discuss a variety of training methods that you can use to increase your conditioning levels.  If you need a refresher, check out Part 1, Part 2,… Continue reading 13 Methods To Increase Your Conditioning

Bioforce Certified Conditioning Coach Course: Part 3

By Skyler Zarndt MS, ATC, RSCC   Our previous post dealt primarily with the concept of Energy Systems and how they relate to our training and conditioning.  If you didn’t get a chance, you can check it out here. And as promised, today’s topic will revolve around Movement Potential and Variability, as well the brain’s… Continue reading Bioforce Certified Conditioning Coach Course: Part 3

Bioforce Certified Conditioning Coach Course: Part 2

By Skyler Zarndt MS, ATC, RSCC   Yesterday we briefly outlined Joel Jamieson’s Certified Conditioning Coach course.  If you didn’t get a chance to take a peek at it, check it out here.  In essence, the course offers a real world practicality that can be applied by any person, regardless of training age or experience.… Continue reading Bioforce Certified Conditioning Coach Course: Part 2

Bioforce Certified Conditioning Coach Course: Part 1

By Skyler Zarndt MS, ATC, RSCC   This weekend, I had the pleasure of attending Joel Jamieson’s “BioForce Certified Conditioning Coach” course in Indianapolis. Joel is known in the industry as the guru for all things conditioning related.  He is the author of the “Ultimate MMA Conditioning” book, which was written specifically for combat sports,… Continue reading Bioforce Certified Conditioning Coach Course: Part 1

Training at Lactate Threshold Part 2

By Skyler Zarndt MS, ATC, CSCS Yesterday, we discussed why the 40 year old ladies at Scottsdale Bodi were making me look out of shape.  The conclusion was simple.  They’re used to training at LACTATE THRESHOLD.  That is, the point at which the body can no longer remove and/or process the lactic acid in the… Continue reading Training at Lactate Threshold Part 2

Training at Lactate Threshold Part 1

By Skyler Zarndt MS, ATC, CSCS   Last week, I was introduced to a group fitness class at a studio here in Scottsdale.  I’ve always been hesitant/resistant to go to any classes like these.  I’ve been designing my own workouts for years, I’ve gotten fairly good results, and quite frankly, get highly annoyed by the… Continue reading Training at Lactate Threshold Part 1