I Don’t Hate Crossfit But I Do Love Science: Why One Size Doesn’t Fit All In Fitness

   by Sean Etsitty, BA, CPT I don’t hate crossfit. In fact, from 18-20 years old I used to compete in crossfit. I loved the intensity. I loved the sense of community. I felt comfortable being vulnerable in the gym for the first time in my life, and that allowed me to try, fail, try, fail, …

Exercise Science Secrets: How High Intensity Endurance Training Can Leave You with a Belly

by Sean Etsitty, CPT The marathon commemorates the legendary Greek messenger who ran 25 miles from Marathon to Athens, then collapsed and died from exhaustion1. Such a strenuous activity is understandably highly respected, and any athlete who can complete this feat should be proud of themselves.  But have you ever heard some of these athletes …

6 Important Guidelines You Need To Know When Starting Resistance Training With Young Athletes

   by Sean Etsitty, BA, CPT The 7th grade basketball season was the first time I noticed the weight room. I remember my teammates going early in the morning, and I was stressed out because I had no idea what to do there. I was clueless on how to get started, or what muscles were important …