Dec 5, 2022
George Mason ATCs Team with Local Firefighters

At George Mason University, the Athletic Training and Public Safety Fellowship has paired certified athletic trainers with the local Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue and Police D... more »

Dec 5, 2022
Tips to Improve Speed, Power, & Strength

Like so many Americans, you may be looking to step up your strength training routine as we approach the new year. A recent article from outlined eight great tips to improve the trai... more »

Dec 5, 2022
3 Dumbbell Workouts to Build Strength

Thinking about making a change from barbell training to dumbbell training? Training with free weights, or dumbbells, is often thought of as the most effective way to build strength and muscle. Inc... more »

Dec 5, 2022
Different Box Jumps to Improve Your Strength & Conditioning

Box Jumps workouts are great to train cardio, speed, and power output. Additionally, these workouts can strengthen your lower body and core, improve your balance, and encourage better posture and mec... more »

Dec 5, 2022
The Difference Between Hypertrophy & Strength Training

Many people use the terms hypertrophy and strength training interchangeably, but they are actually two different things! A recent story from Discover Magazine highlighted the differences and simi... more »

Oct 13, 2022
A Guide to Close-Grip Dumbbell Presses

Everyone loves the barbell bench press. But, like anything in life, repetition can bring stagnancy, and stagnancy stymies growth. An article on offered a variation on the barbell ... more »

Oct 12, 2022
Tips to Maximize Muscle Recovery

There’s no downplaying the importance of eating healthy foods and getting a good night’s sleep in enhancing muscle recovery from training. No matter how healthy of a lifestyle you’re living, no... more »

Oct 11, 2022
Executing Deep Knee Bends

With no equipment required, deep knee bends are a very accessible, convenient exercise. You can do them anywhere and anytime, making them useful for breaking up long periods of sitting or standing. ... more »

Oct 11, 2022
Blood Flow Restriction Training For Injured Tactical Athletes

Blood flow restriction training, also known as BFR or occlusion training, helps athletes — both tactical and sport — recover from injury or surgery. It uses special equipment to safely prevent lo... more »

Oct 11, 2022
Thermal Behaviors May Differ Between Genders

After a hard workout, you might see athletes splash cold water on their faces, sling a wet towel around their necks, or standing in front of a fan. Researchers call these actions “thermal behaviors... more »