WHY WORKING OUT WITH YOUR SIGNIFICANT OTHER IS AWESOME
Here at SPRI, we believe that in order to get better every day, you have to have support. Everyone one of us finds that support in different places. This Valentine’s Day, we want to let two lovebirds talk about why they hit the gym together each morning, and why they love it.
3 KEYS TO QUALITY RECOVERY
Recovery. Sounds like something only the unfit individual has to do in order to make it through to the next workout, doesn’t it? But the fact is, recovery is an integral part of the training plans for high-level college and professional athletes, which means that you need it too!
AN NFL TALE OF TENACITY
Bullied as a teen, Garrett Gilkey beat all odds to play in the NFL. Today the Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive lineman is recovering from a season-ending knee injury. His childhood lessons —combined with physical therapy— are helping him get better every day.
KEEPING TRACK ON THANKSGIVING
Thanksgiving is a holiday of family, thanks and, of course, food. But, it doesn’t have to be a kink in your wellness routine!
AN INTERVIEW WITH DREW FRIEDBERG
An exciting energy is in the air as the leaves fall from the trees, and the fastballs bring the heat. It’s that time of year when Baseball owns October. SPRI’s own Fitness Product Development Director, Drew Friedberg, was drafted by the Pirates in 2001 and we talked to him about his experience playing in the minor leagues. Read up on the insider scoop of a Professional Pitcher who batted left, pitched left, and left Baseball before he got the chance to bring the heat to PNC Park.
ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT…THE IMG ACADEMY WAY
With an increasing number of athletes specializing in sport at an early age, it’s up to the strength and conditioning coaches to create a program that focuses on long term athletic development.
WHY BRAIDED TUBING ROCKS
Sometimes the simplest tools are the best for your health. Resistance bands are just that – lightweight, affordable and portable while being very effective. And the next generation in resistance bands, the Braided Tubes, will blow you away. They take tubing training up a notch by offering all of the benefits of rubberized resistance but they take it to the next level.
Are you flexibly strong and strongly flexible? Strong and flexible together wins. Every time. The strength and mobility to move well with the stability to fluidly control movement makes life and exercise better.
THE SPRI STEP 360 PRO
Got Strength? Strength is something we seem to have in abundance when we are young, but seem to lose as we age. With exercise, like life what you get out of it is what you put in to it and the team at SPRI know that the Step 360 Pro will fill a tremendous need in training stability, balance and strength.
ROLL, REGENERATE, REVITALIZE!
Rolling rules! The popularity of self-massage techniques has grown rapidly in the last several years and shows no signs of slowing down. Should you do it? And if you should – then how, when, and for the curious types, why?
HIGH(ER) INTENSITY TRAINING
Plyometric training with the SPRI Qube.
SPRI releases its new 2015 Brand Video at the IHRSA Convention. See it here.
HOW WELL-ROUNDED IS YOUR STABILITY BALL WORKOUT?
If you've ever worked out with stability ball, you probably know that it's a fun and effective way to exercise. It can add a lot of variety and interest to all types of workout routines. And just by sitting on it, you give your core (trunk) muscles a great workout.
HAVE YOU JOINED THE RESISTANCE?
Did you know you can get a total body strength training workout - without the weight? with rubber resistance exercise products, you can tone, shape, and strengthen all of the major muscle groups in your body using lightweight, affordable, portable tubing that goes anywhere you go.
PUT THE SQUEEZE ON YOUR WORKOUT!
Most people are aware of the changes their body goes through when following a well-rounded fitness exercise program. Your muscle tone increases, your body fat decreases, and you fit comfortably into your clothes.
TRY CARDIO-RESISTANCE, AND MAKE THE MOST OUT OF YOUR WORKOUT TIME!
Cardio-resistance fitness is an important trend in exercise, primarily because it's a great way to get the benefits of cardio exercise and resistance, or strength-training exercises, all at the same time. So if you have a hectic schedule - and who doesn't? - cardio resistance.