Happy New Year 2016

By |December 30th, 2015|


So, what do I hear from my Trainer?

By |September 8th, 2015|

Etruscan Art 520-510 B.C  Terracotta and Pigment by Epiktetos - The Athletic Trainer The forked stick held by this man identifies him as an athletic trainer.               The ancient author Epictetus (A.D. 55-135) vividly describes the role of a trainer in an athlete's path to victory: [Athlete:] I wish [...]

Your Internal GPS

By |April 29th, 2014|

Experiencing weight bearing activity on a compliant surface such as the Original SANDDUNE, engages use of proprioception otherwise known as your internal GPS. Exercise on this apparatus safely recruits muscle fiber without the traditional tearing that occurs on hard surfaces.  This is why we suggest padding for at least 2 weeks to become acquainted with the Original [...]

Let Freedom Ring

By |July 4th, 2016|

Remember WHY we can Let Freedom Ring! Happy 4th of July from Our Family to Yours! Build Balance Fitness

The obesity epidemic has gone global

By |June 14th, 2016|

...and it may be worse than most thought. Sharing a post from Houston Methodist - click on the image for important information about the global impact of poor dietary habits. This could very likely mean our children and grandchildren will suffer from maladies common in middle age, at an early age. This will have a [...]

Don’t Fix It. It’s Not Broke! Fitness Conditioning For The Ages.

By |June 13th, 2016|

Medicine ball uses have been recorded as far back as 1,000-2,000 years B.C. depending on the research. Drawings from Ancient Greece depict the ball being used for rehabilitation and conditioning. Medicine balls range from 2 to 25 pounds (0.9 to 11 kg), and are a great tool for people just beginning their fitness challenge. Add [...]

Enhancing Physical Fitness in Young Athletes

By |June 2nd, 2016|

“For athletes, particularly young athletes, dynamic stabilization of the core for coordination and balance must be realized in the posterior chain.” This is crucial for aware athletes in developing their athleticism by reducing the risk of injury before they occur.  More specifically, strengthening of the lower back. This is essential for the athletes in their [...]

Do you know what it means to be a #Goodteammate?

By |May 16th, 2016|

It's Brain Injury Awareness Month and we are sharing the 05/12/2016 post from the Center For Disease Control -  Do you know what it means to be a #Goodteammate? Share this post with parents and athletes in your lives! Being a good teammate means looking out for your team and having their back. That’s why [...]


You Can’t Do This With A Phone in Your Hand! Really?!

By |April 22nd, 2016|

JFK's Fitness Challenge  How it Applies Today. Why It Applies Today. Army Brass have a handle on the "state of the fitness union" in this country. Because they see and deal with the poor physical condition of today's army, The U.S. Army has initiated the “Soldier Athlete Initiative.” – “if a soldier is to perform [...]

Get A Great Burn – Rain or Shine!

By |February 19th, 2016|

Get A "Burn" Your Doctor, Trainer or Physical Therapist WILL Appreciate You Got!   ...GET A FAST BURN   ...GET A SLOW BURN   Get A Burn To Balance Your  Physical Fitness and  Balance Fitness

Fitness and Balance go hand in hand.

By |February 6th, 2016|

Physical fitness does not belong to the under 30 group only, nor does healthy balance. So what is going on? Lack of general physical fitness is the biggest challenge facing Baby Boomers today. This applies to the kids, parents and in some cases the grandparents Boomers are caring for, too! According to a May 2014 report by the U.S. [...]


By |February 1st, 2016|

Sharing important information for Baby Boomers who are caring for parents and grandkids! Please take a moment to complete this family caregiver self-assessment and find out how your journey as family caregiver for someone living with dementia fairs, where you could use some help, and where to find that help: To find out more information, [...]

Join us at the Southwest Veteran’s Business Resource Center’s Veteran Entrepreneurship Training Series

By |January 24th, 2016|

Tomorrow, Monday, January 25th, join Retired Chief Warrant Officer 4 Albert R. Renteria, Founder of the Southwest Veteran's Business Resource Center (SWVBRC), President  of the SWVBRC and HEIS Surety, Tracy Lawrence Collins, special guest, former pro cornerback of the National Football League, Lucious "Lou" Irvin Smith, of Lou's Training Systems in Orange County, CA and myself as [...]

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