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Strengthen Muscles To Improve Running Time

January 1, 2021

Runners often focus on technique and cardiovascular health to improve their performance. While these aspects of running are vital to success, you shouldn’t ignore your strength training either. Especially for sprinters, building muscle can help you move faster and farther with each step. Stronger muscles can also help prevent common running injuries, from tendonitis to […]READ MORE

How To Safely Exercise Indoors During the Pandemic

December 12, 2020

While summer and fall athletes had the benefit of being able to exercise outside safely during the pandemic, winter athletes typically spend their time indoors. While games and tournaments may not happen because they are deemed unsafe, that doesn’t mean winter athletes can’t keep training and stay in shape. If you need to move your […]READ MORE

Fueling Your Performance With Thanksgiving Dinner

November 11, 2020

While plenty of people talk about the bad effects of Thanksgiving dinner (like weight gain), people don’t talk enough about the possible benefits of a great holiday dinner. As an athlete, you can use traditional Thanksgiving foods and leftovers to fuel your performance during the winter season.  Maximize your performance and your nutrition over the […]READ MORE

Tips For Faster Feet in the Fall

October 10, 2020

Speed and agility are key to almost every sport. But getting fast moving feet is especially important for some fall and winter sports like soccer and basketball. These sports demand that you can change direction fast and move quickly. If you are looking to get faster feet this fall, start with these tips: Work on […]READ MORE

How to Choose a Personal Trainer

September 9, 2020

Your personal athletic trainer is your partner in reaching your fitness goals. You want to be able to trust in their expertise, feel safe following their exercise plans and feel motivated by their help.  If you are looking to find a new personal trainer to take your athletic performance to the next level, follow these […]READ MORE

How to Cooldown After Exercise

August 8, 2020

After a long, difficult workout, you may be ready to hit the showers and head home. But once you have completed all your sets or drills, you should make time to perform simple cooldown exercises. Why You Should Cooldown Cooldown exercises are simple, easy movements that help your body slowly bring your heart rate back […]READ MORE

Avoiding Injuries After A Long Break From Sports

July 7, 2020

When you’ve been away from sports for a long time due to injury or a pandemic, your body has been deconditioned. You’ve lost muscle, some of your skills and some of your speed. While you might want to immediately play at the level you were before or speed up your training to get there faster, […]READ MORE

Working Out Safely During COVID-19

June 6, 2020

Many athletes are now able to return to gyms, to practices and to training facilities to get back into shape and prepare for summer and fall sports. Even if you are anxious to start reconditioning your body and getting ready for the season, you have to remember that COVID-19 is still spreading. You’ll need to […]READ MORE

How to Train When Your Season is Cancelled

May 5, 2020

Unfortunately, COVID-19 has caused the cancellation of many sports seasons. From Little League baseball to the NBA, high school track to the Summer Olympics, athletes across the globe are missing out on the competitive season they have been training all year for. Hopefully, sports will return in the fall and winter. Hopefully, you will have […]READ MORE

Staying Fit in Quarantine

April 4, 2020

At Bon Secours Sports Performance, we recommend everyone practice social distancing to help keep us all healthy. For athletes used to practices, games and trips to the gym, quarantine can feel particularly difficult.  But just because you are staying home doesn’t mean you can’t stay fit. You can use these tips and tricks to keep moving: […]READ MORE