Teenage Athletes – Gaining Body Weight

Performing push ups on an indoor practice fields artificial gras

I have a good mix of clients in my training business. I work with athletes from 8 years old all the way up through college aged athletes, as well as adults of all ages looking to get lean, mobile, and strong. Perhaps the most exciting type of client I train is the teenage boy looking to gain 20-50 pounds of muscular weight in order to give himself the best possible chance he can to get extremely strong, explosive, and powerful … Continue reading

Wanna cut Adam or Dan’s hair?

BW adam and dan haircut

You heard correctly… Adam Kamuda and Dan Vida are giving two lucky winners the chance to cut their hair.  Mohawks, bald spots whatever you want to do and the best part is…they will wear the new hairdo for 3 days! By now you are probably asking how do we enter to win… Follow These Simple Steps: Make a quick video of you doing one of the following body weight movements: SQUATS, PUSH UPS, BURPEES, SIT UPS,  or LUNGES Post your video on MFCSP … Continue reading

Athletics for Life


Throughout my life, I have gone from being a soccer player, to baseball player, to volleyball player, to bodybuilder, to weight lifter, to competitive strongman athlete, to power lifter, and a whole bunch of other fitness/sport related identities in between. I love fitness and athletics so much that I will never go a day or two without doing something fitness or sport related, as it is simply engrained in me to do so. My desire now is to have the … Continue reading

Strength Training for Teenagers


The teenage years are perhaps the strangest and most challenging of years for a growing child. In this article, I would like to present my thoughts and ideas regarding strength development for kids in their teens. For example, when is it appropriate for a child to start strength training? What kind of strength training should be utilized? Is it safe or mentally and emotionally healthy for a teenager to begin strength training? All of these concerns are answered in this … Continue reading

If You Don’t Move Your Joints, You Lose Your Joints


I have written on this topic before, but I feel it is worth an entire article to really hammer home the importance of this health topic. I feel blessed because I believe I am in a unique position to inform people of the best ways to live physically healthy lives. Nothing becomes more important to a person’s health than the health of your joints. If you lack joint ROM (range-of-motion), it makes all of life’s activities difficult or impossible. Most … Continue reading

Should Children Specialize in One Sport?


There is a growing trend in America to have children specialize in just one sport at quite a young age. It seems like the three sport athlete is a stereotype of the past, and for kids to really excel at a sport they must devote nearly all of their time and energy to developing skills related to that sport at a very young age. But is this really necessary or beneficial? There are many physical, emotional, and social costs to … Continue reading

Referral Program


Referral Program Share the love and refer a friend and receive 1/2 off one month’s membership dues. And to make it interesting… The person with the most referrals from now until March 31, 2016 will receive a $150 GIFT CARD!!  Five easy ways to refer a friend… Have your friend stop in and let us know you referred him/her. Have your friend give us a call or email us to inquire about a session and mention you referred him/her. Grab a few referral cards … Continue reading

End of the Year Specials!


  Open Group Training Special Only $99 for a client’s first TWO months… That’s TWO months for the price of one… And NO REGISTRATION FEE!!  A value of $297! Boot Camp Class Special Only $79 for a client’s first TWO months… That’s TWO months for the price of one… And NO REGISTRATION FEE!!  A value of $257! Hurry these deals will not last long!  Offer expires January 1, 2016 *Some restrictions may apply and valid only for new clients  

Winter Break Training Camp


Get the Competitive Edge this Break with MFC Sports Performance Join us for Winter Camp Date: Begins December 21 and will be held every Monday and Wednesday Time: 9AM Duration: 60 minute sessions Cost: Clients can use current packages or can purchase a package (4 sessions) for only $59! Ask a trainer or call us today to register for Winter Camp! (630) 796-2537

MFC Sports Performance in Darien hires Arianne Kinsella as the new Marketing Director

MFC Sports Performance is pleased to announce its recent hire of Arianne Kinsella, who will join the MFC team as the Marketing Director.  Within this role, Arianne Kinsella will lead all marketing efforts as well as become an active member in the surrounding community. “I was attracted to MFC Sports Performance because there are a lot of different gyms and fitness programs out there and it is not every day that you find a gym that embodies the training methodology … Continue reading