Functional Fitness

31 March 2015
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Functional Fitness
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How Specific Should We Train?

How Specific Should We Train? As athletes become more specified in their sporting activities, the question of how to train becomes more important. More specifically, what sort of movements are the most important for success in the athlete’s specific sport? In other words, what sort of usefulness does a basketball player have in swinging a […]


28 January 2015
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Interviews
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Interview with Ackerly Shelzam

Ackerly Shelzam is a licensed physical therapist assistant. He is passionate about functional fitness and helping patients achieve their best. He is an active outdoorsman, enjoying camping, hiking, and snowboarding/skiing with his wife, Lauren. G4: Thanks for taking the time to chat, today. It would be great to hear your story, Ackerly. Ackerly Shelzam: I’ve […]


15 January 2015
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Functional Fitness
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How to Warm Up Your Body for Skiing

How to Warm Up Your Body for Skiing All too often we see it; we jump out of the car, walk to the chair lift, and head up the slopes without ever thinking of warming up in preparation for skiing. Even for the most recreational of skiers, such a process is a recipe for injury, […]