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How To Burn Fat: Where To Start

When we consider exercise genres and what type of training is elite at the time we cannot ignore how popular metabolic conditioning has become. We see this type of training in Performance gyms, CrossFit gyms and put to pretty good use by strength and conditioning…

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Two Things About Agility Ladders That Burn Me Up

I wanted to discuss two issues I had with the agility ladder that made me re-evaluate my approach to training.    The agility ladder can be a great tool, if done correctly.  I find value in using the ladder because I can work on expressing speed/power…

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It’s Time To Get Control! Body Control For Sports, That Is…

I was recently watching a few video highlights of NFL prospects who were entering the NFL draft. It was at the NFL Combine, a great opportunity to watch superior athletes be assessed in all types of drills. The highlights were mostly of defensive/offensive lineman. I…

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The Part Of Your Training You Are Probably Neglecting Part 2

Flexibility training is important for increasing range of motion around the joints.  By having flexible joints, movements become easier with proper alignment, resulting in a reduced risk of injury and strength gains.  When beginning a flexibility training session, you must always begin with a warm…

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Fitness Combine IS BACK!!! This Year It Will Be For A Cause (Step Up For Soldiers)…..

The Fitness Combine For A Cause (Charity to be announced) Is Once Again Upon Us And We’ve Got Bigger Plans And Bigger Prizes That Ever Before!   We had over 30 people participate in this last year and this year we are looking for over…

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The Part Of Your Training Program You Are More Than Likely Neglecting

When you think of exercise, what comes to mind?  Do you think of cardiovascular training like running, biking and swimming? Maybe you are more into strength training such as dumbbell exercises, or practicing complex kettlebell and barbell style lifts.  While these are two important elements…

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Athlete Of The Month : Nathan Gilgo

                Nate Gilgo started at Breakaway Fitness and Performance over a year ago and has been consistent since then.  Over the last year, not only has Nate grown physically in height, but also in his ability to lead. Nate…

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Problems With Calorie Counting Part 1

Most people who count calories for weight loss or weight management assume it’s an exact science. It’s not. Here we outline 5 reasons calorie counting (i.e. logging your food to calculate intake) is fundamentally flawed. ++++ Make no mistake, the principles of energy balance work:…

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TIME TO GIVE BACK IN A BIG WAY

I want to keep this simple. The values at Breakaway are as follows: Humility,Support, Hard Work, and Discipline. We draw these core values from the Bible and its teachings. God is at the forefront of what we do at Breakaway and because of this we feel compelled to…

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Why You Should Trust Us With Your Kids Part 2

Why You Should Trust Us With Your Kids Part 2: Well, why should you? We’ve already given you a few reasons in Part 1 of this blog series here. We wanted to take another opportunity to share another part of our Long Term Athlete Development…

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