Teenage Athletes – Gaining Body Weight

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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

Should Children Specialize in One Sport?

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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

The Quickest Way to Get Your Kids in Shape

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As a trainer of children and adults of all ages, I have realized there are more effective ways of improving a child’s fitness level compared to adults. Many of the basic concepts apply, but for kids, I have narrowed the list down to several key concepts to start applying immediately that will have dramatic effects on a child’s fitness level and body fat reduction, if needed. What to Eat, and What Not to Eat Proper nutrition is vital for children. … Continue reading

Freshman Makes Varsity Baseball Team in High School

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We train athletes to be as strong, powerful, and explosive as physically possible – and as a result of this and Josh’s hard work, Josh gained 20 pounds of muscle in three months at just 14 years of age. Josh is an incredibly hard worker and driven athlete. So when he brought that mental aspect and applied it to our training philosophy at MFC Sports Performance, he experienced remarkable progress. His squat nearly DOUBLED, and he is handling 20 pounds … Continue reading

Should Children Specialize in One Sport?

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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

Drew Nash Personal Training Story

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Drew trains two times per week at MFC Sports Performance and has been training with MFC Sports Performance for five months. During this time, Drew mainly worked on increasing his strength and power. Greater strength and power help Drew to be faster on the field. Drew and MFCSP worked very hard on improving his push up strength. Drew is now able to wear a 40-pound vest for 5-10 perfect push-up repetitions. Also, Drew’s squat strength significantly increased due to his … Continue reading