Aren’t dumbbells, well, dumb? I recently found myself in a situation where the use of barbells and thousands of pounds of bumper plates became almost nonexistent. But I did have plenty of dumbbells. I began going back to programming – the way I had to program five, 10 and even 15 years ago. I used more … Continue reading Dumbbells & CrossFit
Get stronger. Lose weight. Get healthier. Live longer. Get faster. These are some of things we hear from our clients when they first step through our doors. There are many gyms in Western New York, but why choose Quarter Deck Athletics? Here’s what sets us apart from the rest: At QDA, our coaching staff has … Continue reading Why Choose QDA?
Being flexible is overrated and overstated, and it’s a surefire way to get injured. The ability to passively fold your body into awkward positions that most humans can’t achieve is not a good thing. Likewise, the ability to fold your body in half and touch your toes is not an indication of strength, health or fitness. Do … Continue reading Flexibility is Overrated