How to Stop Cramps with Proper Hydration

Question: I and several of my teammates had to deal with cramps while we played Friday night. I drank water all through the week and used Gatorade game night but finally still had to pull out of the game. How can I avoid repeating this? Answer: Proper hydration during the week and “super hydration” Wednesday […]

Are Testosterone Boosters Safe or Needed for Younger Bodybuilders?

Question: Why would someone take a testosterone booster? I am 22 and several of my friends take them. Answer: At your age your body is already producing massive amounts of testosterone, more than enough for amazing muscle gains, as long as, intense training, healthy nutrition, rest and proper hydration occur. Adding a supplement to boost […]

Targeted Training for Baseball Pitchers

Question: I was a collegiate pitcher and have a shot at the majors in the spring. I started training again and we have done a couple of workout series that included snatches for time and another day was a series of cleans and dips for sets of 15 each, 9 each and then 6 of […]

Getting a “Vice Grip” Grip!

Question: I watched “American Ninja Warrior” and those people have amazing grip strength. How can I develop grip like that? Answer: Having a strong grip is certainly important for competing on that show but it is equally important for sports, such as, baseball, especially pitching, tennis and golf. Richard Sorin, owner of Sorinex training equipment […]

Loose Weight Without Joining a Gym

Question: I tend to stay active cleaning and doing work in the yard, but I have steadily gained weight during the past year. I need to get this weight off and keep it off. I’m not getting any younger. Is there any other way to lose weight without a gym? Answer: Of course, there are […]

When to Start Weight Training for Kids

Question: How old can young athletes begin training with weights and what exactly should they do? My son is entering the sixth grade and though he isn’t eligible to play middle school sports now, he wants to prepare for next year. Answer: Kids should be running and playing active games with other kids outside regularly. […]

2 Day a Week Training Routine

Question: I have limited time in the day right now and only a couple of days a week available to workout. Which exercises are the most productive for time and frequency issues? Should I do two full body routines a week or still split up body parts? Answer: If you’re training only twice a week […]

Burst Workouts – Adding Extra Workouts to Team Workouts

Question: I am training with the football team and as effective as that is, it just doesn’t add the mass I need to handle the contact on the football field. Is there anything I can do to maximize my training in addition to the workouts I do with the team? Answer: The first concern of […]

The Importance of Good Nutrition on Growing Bodies

Question: I know sound nutrition is important for young growing bodies. How important? Is it something that makes a difference over a few days, a few weeks or even as the years progress? Should kids eat healthy every day or can they slip up and be a kid and enjoy some junk foods sometimes? Answer: […]

Are Pre-Workout Drinks Harmful?

Question: I recently saw a news article about pre-workout drinks which suggested that they could be unhealthy or even deadly. Are there any real benefits to using them or is it just hype also? Answer: Pre-workout drinks evolved from standard energy drinks. When people working out used those they experienced, from their own remarks, a […]