Top blog articles about training and rehab
- http://www.optimumsportsperformance.com focuses on performance training and recovery by an Arizona based professional who is both a strength coach and a massage therapist
- http://www.markyoungtrainingsystems.com Mark is a Hamilton-based trainer who works with a lot of obesity clients. He recently did a 4-part series about obesity. Part 4 includes links to the first 3 parts: http://markyoungtrainingsystems.com/2011/07/training-clients-with-obesit...)
- The Science of Nutrient Timing by Dr. John Berardi is available at http://www.johnberardi.com/articles/nutrition/nutr_timing_1.htm, http://www.johnberardi.com/articles/nutrition/nutr_timing_2.htm
- Michael Boyle is a top trainer out of the Boston area and his website is probably the best resource on the internet for training information. It is a paid site though, although some of the articles are free, such as Does it Hurt? Available at http://www.strengthcoach.com/public/1602.cfm.
Exercise video sites
Note: There are lots of videos online of exercises that Elsbeth would personally never recommend, but she does recommend the following:
- The http://www.femalefitnessforum.com is a new (free) site that I started to provide information to women about training and nutrition, and for women to share their experiences. I have started adding an exercise video library to it, including an index of the exercises: http://femalefitnessforum.com/forum/showthread.php?210-List-of-exercises...
- Dan Gabelman’s youtube site is one of the best compilations on the internet of exercises. The form he demonstrates is always excellent, and he only includes exercises that are safe. http://www.youtube.com/user/dsgabelman. Dan is the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Union College in Schenectady, NY.
- Eric Cressey is a strength coach in the Boston area (that area is rich in terms of great coaches), and is considered a guru on training for shoulder health. Here is a directory of the articles he has written for other sites: http://ericcressey.com/articles
- http://www.functionalmovement.com, is the website for the Functional Movement Screen, which is an excellent tool for identifying and correcting movement/muscular imbalances, which are often precursors to injury. The site has a great library of corrective exercises: http://www.functionalmovement.com/exercises
- http://www.mytpi.com/ is the website for the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI), and is an excellent resource for fitness for golfers.