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    How to Prevent Injuries in Youth and Teen Volleyball

    As a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), I have been noticing a huge increase in non-contact injuries among high school volleyball players. My daughter has been on a club team for 3 years & played 2 years of high school ball, and during each season there has been numerous injuries to ankles, knees & […]

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    Sport X-Training & Between Season Conditioning Programs

    Many young athletes are currently training for one or more sports. In season, off season & between season terms are used alot but for most of us(including coaches & trainers) they can be very confusing. What needs to be emphasized ? Do we do bodyweight or free weight training ? Push harder or taper off […]

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    Personal Training, In Home or Onsite

    Personal & Small Group Training One on one training and small group training are two of the services that I have been providing clients for over 20 years. I absolutely love working with clients of all ages & backgrounds, in these two settings, because it allows me to be very creative, specific and to communicate […]

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    Sports X-Training, Recovery & Preconditioning For a Successful Season

    Today’s athletes push themselves harder, get less rest and sometimes do not have a complete knowledge on how to x-train themselves effectively during their off-season. These factors add up to nagging injuries, diminished performance, frustration & longer term health issues. Student athletes also have the added stress of classes, keeping up good grades & even […]

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    How Yoga Can Change Your Life

    Vinyasa flow, which is a very energetic form of yoga that is very popular among yoga studios Anusara yoga, which is gaining much popularity across the country. Vinyasa Flow is a derivative of Ashtanga yoga & Anusara has its roots in Iyengar yoga. Both styles reflect attention to proper breathing, alignment & transitioning from one […]

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    Gary Gray Functional Training

    The Gary Gray Functional Training Institute was founded by Gary Gray P.T., MS & Dr .David Tiberio P.T., M.S. Both of these therapists have been involved in the rehabilitation & athletic training field for over 40 years, working with a wide range of patients & clients. After working in the field for a short time […]