What it REALLY takes to be 6% Body Fat
There is always a sacrifice when it comes to decreasing your body fat, but the amount you are willing to sacrifice will determine which goals are realistic for you. Wanting to make improvements to ...Read More
The Central Athlete Story
Central Athlete is Austin’s premier strength and conditioning facility with a client-centered focus. Whereas most gyms in Austin offer group classes or personal training, Central Athlete has create...Read More
Better Energy = Better Entrepreneur
Entrepreneur Stephen Garten joined CA when a friend referred him. He had been unhappy with the one-size-fits-all classes he had been attending for years. “I had been doing group fitness classes fo...Read More
How To Master Any Skill
As a strength and conditioning coach, it is imperative to take more responsibility for increasing the maximum physical potential of each client as it relates to their specific goals. The journey is...Read More
Why Coaches Need Coaches
As a strength and conditioning coach, one of the most profound learning experiences I have had over the past six years has been putting myself through the same process I use with my own clients. ...Read More
Why Membership Holds Are Hurting Your Progress!
At Central athlete we don’t offer “membership holds” to our clients--this may seem a bit harsh up front but the reasoning ensures long-term growth. By adopting an “always something” mentality, clie...Read More
The Principles of Adaptation
“What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger”—or in the eyes of strength and conditioning coaches around the world, specific adaptations result from imposed demand, also known as the SAID principle. ...Read More
Cold Water Therapy ... Is It Worth the Discomfort?
Central Athlete prides itself on delivering the most personalized experience for each client, not only with each client’s individualized training plan but also with the client’s nutritional, lifest...Read More
Infrared Sauna Use .. Is It Worth the Hype?
There is no denying that proper training and nutritional prescriptions are essential when it comes to increasing performance, improving body composition, optimizing health and reducing pain. But th...Read More
Periods & Training: How to Sync Your Cycle with Your Workouts
Periods and Training: Ladies and coaches, here is a topic that is not discussed enough in the fitness world but can have a huge impact on your training and mentality. You all know those training ...Read More