Are You Doing Upper Body Pulls Properly?

The most common applications of the upper body pull are rows and pull-ups. Both exercises are compound in nature, which means multiple joints are in motion to perform the movement. In both rows and pull-ups, the shoulder joint ends in an extended position, and the elbow is flexed, which means various muscles in the upper … Continued

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Why Cardiovascular Fitness Is Important For Your Health.

Cardiovascular fitness is the ability to handle aerobically challenging situations of varying duration. The leading cause of death in the United States is heart disease. Improving cardiovascular fitness can reduce your risk of developing heart disease by increasing the efficiency of your heart, lungs, and blood vessels. The easier it is to pump blood through … Continued

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Middle School and High School Sports Performance: The SPARC Difference

We often receive questions of why and how we do what we do at SPARC. Our Middle School and High School Sports Performance program is one of our main offerings, and our goal is to educate parents, coaches, and athletes on the “SPARC difference”. We have a mission, a purpose, and scientific research shaping and … Continued

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Ditch Good Workouts for Great Programs

Are you striving to meet your physical goals through getting great individual workouts, or are you following a thoughtful program? While making the most of each of your training sessions is important to meeting your goals, it is your adherence to a principled program that ties your daily efforts together and effectively moves you towards … Continued

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