Performance Training Without Expert Supervision [Video]
Ask the Expert: Performance Video Series
About the video: What are the risks of doing your own performance training without expert supervision?
Listen to Summit Orthopedics Performance Specialists Heidi Corbett and Jeff Cassellius discuss the kinds of risks involved when training without an expert to oversee your routine. Proper guidance can help ensure you are training with correct form and at a safe, steady pace.
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.
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.
Summit Orthopedics offers proactive wellness services
At Summit Orthopedics, we are committed to providing the resources, tools, and expertise you need to achieve your personal fitness goals. Our Summit wellness center is home to proactive wellness classes and training services for you and the whole family. Wellness experts can work with you or your physician to design an exercise program that supports lifelong health through exercise.
Start your journey to a more active self through our wellness services offered at the HealthEast Sports Center. Schedule a free wellness consultation online or call (651) 968-5766. Find the group fitness class that works with your schedule. Visit our Facebook page to learn all about the wellness events we offer to safely promote good health throughout your life.
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Additional resources for you
Visit our Wellness section where you can find details about upcoming community seminars, sign up for fitness classes, learn about our free wellness consultation services, and more.
“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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