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Current Supplements I’m Using and Why

Current Supplements I’m Using and Why If you don’t have your training and nutrition under control, don’t worry about supplements. This is the main reason I rarely write or post about them. The average person eats like shit, doesn’t sleep enough, and haphazardly works out, yet always want to talk about supplements. Don’t be that… Read more »


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Eat More Dark Chocolate

Eat More Dark Chocolate What if I told you that you needed to add some dark chocolate to your nutrition plan? That’s a diet you could get on board with, right? Chocolate has gotten a bad reputation because of its usual high sugar and calorie content, but the criticism isn’t fair. Sure, after you add… Read more »

Intra-Workout Nutrition: Fat Loss vs. Muscle Gain

Intra-Workout Nutrition: Fat Loss vs. Muscle Gain The days of sipping on plain old water during workouts are long gone. That is, if you’re serious about taking your physique to the next level. With the recent increase in research on nutrient timing and supplements, our knowledge of peri-workout nutrition has exploded the past few years…. Read more »

Strength Training Reduces Sports Injuries

One of the main things I emphasize to parents is the importance of proper athletic development in keeping athletes healthy.  This is a great graphic from the Journal of Sports Medicine – “Strength training reduces sports injuries to less than one third”. Contact us at (716) 400-4869 or nysportscenter@gmail.com to learn more about Buffalo’s Elite… Read more »

Sports Performance Training

Sports Performance Training

PARENTS OF ATHLETES: STOP throwing money away on extra skill sessions outside of your child’s sport. Yes, these have merit, but when practicing 6 days a week, your athlete gets a ton of technical work. Rates of injury still continue to sky rocket and a lot of it is attributed to early specialization. By constantly… Read more »

Guide To A Lean and Muscular Physique: Setting Your Macronutrients

Setting Your Macronutrients In Part 1: Building The Foundation and Part 2: Are All Calories Created Equal of this series, I discussed picking a goal and finding your starting caloric baseline. In this section I will talk about macronutrient ratios for improved body composition. We have established the role that calories have in the body…. Read more »

New Service Offered

Detailed Program Analysis A lot of people email me because they are stuck within their current program and need ideas to help them bust through this sticking point. They may not want or need a specific program written for them, instead, they need a new perspective. I truly believe that most people’s training and nutrition… Read more »

When Should Kids Begin Sports Performance Training?

If you have a young child in sports, I imagine you have considered some athletic training. In my opinion, coaches and parents vastly underestimate and under-appreciate the role proper training can have in developing an all around athlete. All sports require a certain level of movement efficiency. The best athletes are those with great body… Read more »

Team Training For Sports

Team Training For Sports

Could your son or daughter’s entire team use some performance training? We offer small group, 1-on-1, and team training.  We train the Clarence Softball Travel team, the U15 Empire girls soccer team, a synchronized swim team, some of the areas top tennis players and more. Make sure you visit our Sports Performance Training link for… Read more »

Post-Workout Carbohydrates: Why They Aren’t Necessary

Before you drown yourself in the latest sugar-laden post-workout concoction, ask yourself why? A few years ago, I wrote an article on elitefts™ about the different ways to alter your peri-workout nutrition. From fasted training to intra-workout carbohydrates to limiting carbohydrates post-workout, it stirred up a little controversy. I didn’t specifically say that one was… Read more »

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Youth Sports Training

If you have a child in athletics, I would hope that you have seen some of the recent literature regarding early specialization in sport. Sports are big business today and with college scholarships on the line, parents and kids are devoting more and more time to perfecting their craft. Between their school team, travel team,… Read more »

Step by Step Guide To a Lean and Muscular Physique: Are All Calories Created Equal?

If you read the first installment of this series (Read Here), I would hope that you have determined a specific goal and that you have taken your baseline measurements (body fat, weight, pictures). The next step is building your plan. I will start from the top (calories) and work down. Let me start by saying… Read more »

Step By Step Guide To A Lean and Muscular Physique: Part 1 – Building The Foundation

I’ve been fortunate enough to work with a lot of different people from all walks of life. I’ve helped pro football players like Larry Fitzgerald put together a nutrition plan to shed body fat and I’ve written diets for your average Joe who just wants to look better. At the end of the day, everyone… Read more »