Weekend Workout 11.8.19

A variation on a workout from March 1. As always, email info@CLEsportPT.com for scaling options.

Concussions are complicated [INFOGRAPHIC]

The most common symptom of a concussion is a headache. These injuries can affect many other body systems, however, causing other symptoms and sometimes leading to prolonged recovery (and time lost from sports). Read more below.

Weekend Workout 11.1.19

Short and sweet this weekend. Work for time and try to get through this as quickly as possible (but still under control) Add a cool down if needed. – long, slow bike/jog/row. As always, contact CLE Sports PT & Performance for recommendations on how to modify this workout.  Never push through pain.

Weekend Workout 10.18.19

As always, contact CLE Sports PT & Performance for recommendations on how to modify this workout. Never push through pain.

RECOVERY: the biggest buzzword in sports science right now

As athletes continue to push the boundaries of their bodies with training, recovery becomes even more important.  Why? To reduce fatigue and enhance athletic performance.  In theory, if you can recover faster, you can train harder (or more often). But, unfortunately recovery is complex.  There’s no one way to do it effectively. This is because it depends on a LOT … Read More

On-field injury rehab: how to safely get back in the game [INFOGRAPHIC]

One of the reasons I started CLE Sports PT & Performance was to work with athletes in their own element. I’ve always felt it provided a more complete recovery and return to their sport.  The literature shows that “on-field rehab” does just that. ACL injury. management, done in this manner, has been shown to be associated with: superior muscle strength … Read More

Slow carb, low carb, no carb?

Ketogenic and Paleo eating plans are the trendy diets right now, especially among active people.  Because of that, “carb” has become a dirty word.  I can’t tell you how many endurance athletes I work with that have put themselves on low carb diets.  (Spoiler alert- training rarely goes well after that).  Before we get too far, I need to say … Read More

Grilled Chicken 3 ways

Plated chicken

Grilling dinner is one of the things that we dream about during long Cleveland winters.   We’ve even been known to fire our Weber back up on some February nights (“It’s above 30 today?  PERFECT!  Let’s grill some pizza!”).  Now that it’s summer, we’re using our grill almost every weekend.  Veg, pizza, protein….you name it and we’ve probably tried to … Read More

Perfect Your Training Intensity For Your Best Results Work smarter? Or harder? Balance is key to optimal performance and decreased injury risk.

Training harder and smarter.

Which are you… The person who never stops training?  The one who tries to outwork the competition? Or the person constantly looking for a way to hack the system?  (The one taking a break from Tim Ferriss’ 4 Hour Body to read this post?) Which is better?  Or, from a health perspective, which increases injury risk?   Overtraining or undertraining? … Read More