“Bootcamp” style classes and training are becoming more and more popular every day. The idea of a bootcamp style class is to train a group of people together, having them build a general base of strength, speed, power, endurance, and conditioning. Bootcamps are effective for many reasons, such as the utilization of high intensity interval […]
Archive for January, 2012
At some point as a bodybuilder, powerlifter, athlete, or just regular gym rat your goal is going to be to build rapid strength and size. Let’s say you put it all together, you spend months crushing personal records with the perfect program, eating more meat, fruits, and veggies than most villages, and choking down hundreds […]
For some reason, the idea of “warming up” to average gym-goers has devolved into an unorganized mess of a couple of arm swings and a short jog on the treadmill. Most gym-goers will agree that the most important aspect of training is making progress, and injury can be a huge setback when it comes to […]
Setting goals and achieving them has to do a LOT to do with the mental battles you’ll have along the way. Let’s be honest, the majority of people do not have any goals pertaining to improving the way they look and feel. Therefore, when you begin to make life adjustments to better your health, you […]
Just saw “Sport Specific Trainer,” Trent Patterson’s local show on T.V. He had some teenagers doing what I can only assume are invisible high box squats with the pussy pad. It was in bad form, with pushing the knees forward and making sure they got no hip or glute activation. Parents, be careful of throwing […]
If you are looking to add some extra muscle for beach season, frequency training works great. Do anywhere from 25-100 reps (depending on your level and what challenges you) of pushups or dips, chinups and bodyweight squats every day for 3 weeks straight, and take the fourth week off. This is a great way to […]
You are only as great as your weakest link. When it comes to all athletics, blanket statements about how you should train, whats drills you should do, what exercises you should use ect… will only get you as far as your weakest part. Great coaches and trainers are able to identify these weak links, and […]
"I first met Anthony while he was doing his internship at Physical Therapy for my back injury. He took me under his wing and worked hard for two months to strengthen my back. Anthony helped me realize that I would be prone to more injuries if I didn't concentrate on strengthening my core. Thus after Therapy I joined The Campo Team.
My initial goal was to lose weight and gain strength, 5 months..."