Howard County Magazine lists the Best Of each year in a variety of categories including Personal Trainers. Winners are selected by readers, and we are please to announce our own, Vic Selvaggi, of the Colosseum Gym was awarded Honorable Mention. To read the complete article, see page 14 in the Howard Magazine.
What is Movement Preparation? Movement Preparation, as the term suggests, prepares your body for movement. It is also a key component to the FMS training system that by itself can increase mobility, stability and the overall efficiency of movement patterns. This training model will systematically prepare the body for any and all training in [...]
Have you ever seen a strongman competition on TV? You know, with the stones, car pull, and log press etc… well the Colosseum would like to invite you to train as the pros do. This style of training challenges your body to be physically strong all over and pushes your mental endurance to the [...]
Video of the Functional Movement Screen Explained with Josh Halbert and Allan Stephenson
Colosseum Gym Presents: The Bench Press Arch and Arc Technique Please note that while I do not show a spotter in this video, I encourage all members to have a spotter help with liftoff whenever using a close grip bench as demonstrated here.
The Bench Press is one of the three lifts in powerlifting. In [...]
Congratulations to trainers Tim Gallagher, Marc Salerno, Jim Sansbury, Josh Nachman, Sue Rexford, and Juan Ponte for successfully completing the Functional Movement Screen Certification! They now join the ranks with our trainers Vic Selvaggi, Todd Hitchcock, Robin Arnone, and Allan Stephenson who previously earned their FMS cert.
The Functional Movement Screen allows trainers to [...]
Colosseum Gym – The Deadlift The deadlift is one of if not the most challenging lifts for your posterior chain. Done correctly in can increase the strength and size of your quads, glutes, hamstrings, calf muscles, back extensors, mid back, traps, rear delts, and forearms. The lift is also beneficial to core strength. For this [...]
Starting Wednesday 3/28/12, I will be starting a new evening KB class that will last 6 weeks. This will be beginner class with emphasis on proper movement patterns, correctional exercises and of course, KB conditioning. My goal is to have a group of individuals who will train together at least one day per [...]
Written By David Johnston
I have worked in commercial gyms for years now, and have watched every sales tactic and technique imaginable when it comes to personal training. Often times, a new client is presented with a questionnaire asking about their preferences regarding a personal trainer– “Would you prefer a disciplinarian type, or an [...]