Performance Training Myths [Video]
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About the video: What are some common myths about performance training?
Listen to Summit Orthopedics Performance Specialists Jeff Cassellius and Heidi Corbett shed light on common performance training myths including who can benefit from training and how it impacts each of our bodies differently.
Meet Jeff Cassellius
Jeff’s approach: “High school and college athletics played a very central role in my life; they are what inspired me to pursue a career in the health and wellness field. It is my goal to share my passion with others, to teach others to live healthy and active lifestyles, and to motivate others to pursue health throughout their lifetime.”
Jeff’s education and special interests: Jeff earned his Bachelor of Science degree as well as a Secondary Education Minor in Health and Coaching from the University of Wisconsin in River Falls, WI. His performance interests include Olympic lifting, strength training principles, developing programs for athletes, and speed & agility training.
Meet Heidi Corbett
Heidi’s approach: “I truly believe exercise is medicine, and everyone can benefit from physical activity. My goal is to help support individuals in leading healthy lifestyles by improving their overall well being. It’s never too late to make positive changes.”
Heidi’s education and special interests: After earning her Bachelor of Arts in Physiology from the University of Minnesota, Heidi completed her graduate studies with a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology degree at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN. Her special areas of interest include lifestyle and behavior change, exercise as preventative care, and strength training as a life-long activity.
Helpful articles on performance & wellness
- Ask Heidi Corbett: How can women benefit from strength training?
Performance specialist Heidi Corbett knows that women aren’t always comfortable in the weight room, but she’s got some great reasons to set hesitancy aside and give weights a try.—Read more…
- Strength and Conditioning: It’s Not Just For Athletes
For the performance specialists at the Summit Orthopedics HealthEast Sports Center, the focus is on helping you reach the health goals that enable you to live the life of your dreams.—Read more…
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“High school and college athletics played a very central role in my life; they are what inspired me to pursue a career in the health and wellness field. It is my goal to share my passion with others, to teach others to live healthy and active lifestyles, and to motivate others to pursue health throughout their lifetime.”
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