November 15, 2019

Hamstrings strains are a nagging injury that no one wants to deal with. They are one of the most common soft tissue injuries in sports and also very commonly a reoccurring strain. 

They hurt when they happen, you can’t sprint for a period of time, and just when you thin...

October 31, 2019

When parents call in to Redline to inquire about our services a lot of them will ask if we offer any classes to work on foot speed and agility.

I highly recommend to parents not to waste your money on these types of classes. Throwing a bunch of ladders, hurdles, and con...

October 25, 2019

We’ve always been told to make sure we stretch to avoid injuries, but have you ever constantly stretched a tight muscle, whether it’s your hamstrings or low back, and not seen any improvement? If it were truly a muscular stiffness issue you would see improvement from s...

October 18, 2019

One of the best ways to keep a healthy back is to have a really strong core. The core musculature is used to resist motions, rather than create them. Our backs will stay healthier if we create motion with our hips and our t-spine rather than our lumbar spine. 

Knowing t...

October 11, 2019

Nutrition is a frustrating topic for many people if you don’t go out of your way to study it. There is not a lot of common knowledge on it, except maybe stuff you see in the media. Some examples of “information” are to eat your fruits and veggies, protein is important,...

October 3, 2019

Unless your sport is distance running, the best athletes that have the biggest impact on the game have a combination of speed and power. Even if you play a sport like soccer or football, there are better ways to train for endurance than long distance runs. 

It’s complet...

September 27, 2019

The subject of sleep seems elementary, but it is important to understand just how crucial it is to athletic performance. Quality sleep, in fact, is as essential to survival as food and water. 

Let me elaborate on why this statement about quality sleep is not an exaggera...

September 20, 2019

Anytime I post anything about distance running on social media it gets the most likes, retweets, and comments mostly from frustrated athletes whose coaches are running them into the ground. They intuitively know that these long runs are not helping their performance; i...

September 13, 2019

 Today's guest post come from Bekka Hepford. Bekka runs our general fitness classes in the mornings at Redline. 

There are three common things I hear from clients or random people I meet who find out that I am a personal trainer that make me cringe a little on the insid...

September 6, 2019

Power cleans, jerks, and snatches are amazing exercises. They do a great job when it comes to developing speed, power, and overall athleticism. These full body movements engage your fast twitch muscle fibers by moving the weights faster than conventional strength train...

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