Fitness & Health Blog

Dominating the Games!

It looks like Adriane Wilson proved she is an amazing athlete by dominating the 150th Sesquicentennial Scottish Highland Gathering Games which took place at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, NJ this past weekend. Adriane won the overall competition where she had to compete in 8 scored events. One of the games Adriane competed in...

Athlete Arena Alumni Carl Edwards, Jr. Makes His Major League Debut

Athlete's Arena is proud of their alumni Carl Edwards, Jr. as he made his Major League debut yesterday with The Cubs. The official cite of the Cubs reported "Edwards had been a starter until this year when he pitched strictly in relief at Double-A Tennessee and Triple-A Iowa. He combined for...

Is Tailgating a Tailgate Without Chips and Dip?

While we all will miss the summer days spent on Lake Murray, we look forward to cooler weather, fall foliage and, of course, FOOTBALL and TAILGATING! As we all know, tailgating is a lifestyle and an event that takes some planning before the BigGame.  Football, friends and food define tailgating and whether you are a Gamecock...

Kale Pineapple & Banana Smoothie to Kick-Start Your Morning!

  Everyone is rushed in the morning, especially those attending CrossFit Athlete's Arena's 5AM class! To kick-start your morning, try this easy and quick Kale Pineapple & Banana Smoothie! 1/2 cup coconut milk 2 cups stemmed and chopped kale 1 1/2 cups chopped pineapple 1 ripe banana, chopped Combine the coconut milk,...

Adriane Wilson & the upcoming 2015 Sesquicentennial Scottish Highland Gathering Games

Athlete’s Arena wants to wish Adriane Wilson the best of luck when she competes in the 2015 Sesquicentennial Scottish Highland Gathering Games this weekend in Pleasanton, California. As many of you know, Adriane is a personal trainer at AA and has been training hard for 8 events and 2 challenges...

Top Training Mistakes Killing Your Progress

So, you CRUSH it in the gym day in and day out. But, lately it seems like you've hit that dreaded plateau. You haven't done anything differently but yet the weight has stopped increasing, you feel like you're just simply grinding out reps, and training seems to have lost its allure. Your...

Squatting Made Simple – 4 Tips for a Better Squat

I'll be honest with you, squatting is far from simple. Everyone is born with the innate ability to squat, yet what happens? Most lose it over time due to our sedentary lifestyles and altered environmental demands. If you want to move some serious weight, you need to address a variety...

Tommy John: Not Just a Pro Baseball Injury

 25% to 30% of kids who have Tommy John surgery aren’t playing baseball two years later. The original article came from www.AthleticBusiness.com.  Here are some other statistics from the article that you may be interested in: In 2007, the Little League International board of directors unanimously approved pitch count limits based...

Baseball: Throw Harder and Hit Farther

Baseball: Throw Harder and Hit Farther Who doesn't want to throw harder and hit farther?  Those are two concepts that everyone is striving for. One thing I've realized about baseball people is they almost always know exactly what areas they need improvement in. The problem is they almost never know...

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