Build Strength Twice as Quickly

Slow down your weightlifting reps and build strength twice as quickly. by David Segal CPFT., ACE., AFAA., PFIT It’s hard to believe that if you take 12 seconds to complete a repetition of an exercise (a squat for example) that you will gain twice as much strength in your legs and glutes than if you did fast reps. Approximately 20 years ago the University of Florida School of Medicine conducted…

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Simple Training Program

Dirt Bike riding is much more fun when you are fit… by David Segal CPFT., ACE., AFAA., PFIT This column places a lot of emphasis on being in good physical condition. As someone once said “fatigue makes cowards of us all”. Your off-road riding can be much more rewarding when your body is finely tuned to handle the extreme stresses of top-flight effort and performance. Beginning a regular weight training…

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Nutrition Advice for the Holidays

On average between November and January, Americans will gain 9lbs Nutrition Advice for the Holidays by David Segal CPFT., ACE., AFAA., PFIT Will you be one of the average Americans who, between this month and January, will gain 9lbs? Statistics show that in this festive period whether its Thanksgiving, Hanukah, or Christmas thousands of people will eat too much of the wrong foods and drink too much. Belts will be…

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Building Endurance

by David Segal CPFT., ACE., AFAA., PFIT. Endurance results from both physical and mental conditioning. Not only must you be strong in your muscular body, you must also train your mind to drive yourself beyond your limits. We see these traits in champion athletes who are able to excel at a level that ordinary people find difficult to comprehend. To do this these athletes have worked for hours repeatedly working…

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