Eat Smarter Than Your Competition: Functional Nutrition for Athletes

You train your ass off, you never miss a practice, you are at every competition, you take supplements and make protein shakes, all to achieve your goal of being the best at whatever sport you do.  It’s important to you to be coached by the best and it’s their specialized knowledge that enhances your abilities…

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Motivation

Ali- Motivated

Each day I talk to my athletes and clients about “wanting it”. The desire to be great has to exist if you really want to achieve everything you are capable of. I came across this video a few months back, and today one of my athletes came across it and sent it to me today…

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Holiday Survival Guide for Serious Athletes &
Our Fitness Minded Friends

So this is the time of year that if you were ever going to slack or veer off you usual disciplined track, December seems like a good excuse to give you a break and catch up on all the sugars, carbs and annual cravings, not to mention the couch calling you from over stuffing with…

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Another Arete Elite Athlete :: Congratulations Mackenzie!!!

Congratulations to Mackenzie Flynn, for making the Varsity Girls Soccer Squad at San Clemente High School. After a solid 10 weeks of strength training at Arete Strength, Mackenzie impressed her coach with her increased speed and strength and realized her goal to become a part of the team that last year was CIF runner-up’s. In…

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Becoming Something Greater :: Requires Doing Something Greater
Arete Strength Training Programs Develops Elite Athletes

Talented, Tenacious and the long road to becoming an elite athlete… A great performance strength & weight  training program can make a talented athlete an elite athlete. I know from personal experience that a good high school athlete with the tools but lacking the structure to develop them is going fall short or end up…

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Athlete’s Reality Check :: Don’t Lose Your Edge in the OFF Season…
BECOME SOMETHING GREATER with Arete

ARE YOU A FOOTBALL, BASEBALL, TRACK & FIELD, SOCCER, WATER POLO, BASKETBALL, VOLLEYBALL ATHLETE ? What will you be doing in the OFF & PRE-SEASON this year? Are you gaining the edge on the competition or losing it?               More sports are training and playing year round, but there…

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TRAIN with PURPOSE :: There’s More to Performance & Strength Training that every Athlete Needs to Know!

Time and time again… I have new, dedicated, young athletes and kids come in to my program after months or even years of training with other so called “professionals”  in the strength and performance training industry… only to find they still have bad technique, they are seriously out of balance, with weak posture ( which…

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If You Believe a Calorie is a Calorie, then you’ll never achieve your strength & body composition goals.

One of the major differences between Arete Strength’s Performance Training System and most strength training or personal training programs in South Orange County, is our approach to nutrition. From our athletes to our busy professionals, diet is a massive component to optimal performance and body composition. Over the years, I have had the joy of witnessing a…

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Strength Training for Adults & Executives
Arete Integrated Performance Training is Not Just for Athletes
Let’s Talk About The Benefits!

Although we work predominately with Athletes at Arete , about 25-30% of our clients are professionals, business owners and executives who want to stay fit and healthy and be treated like a pro.  Whether they want to lose weight, build muscle, recover from an injury, reduce pain or just feel confident and strong…  often they…

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Some Seriously Staggering Statistics about
Sports Injuries and Young Athletes

At Arete, there is no doubt that we help athletes perform better and reach their true potential, and truth be told that is why most of our clients come to us.  There is another “BIG” issue we help our athletes and clients with that they may never be able to thank us for… and that’s…

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