High Performance Strength and Conditioning + Evidence-Based Principles of Rehabilitation: Pure Performance Training
Considerations for improving your manual therapy, Part Two

Considerations for improving your manual therapy, Part Two

As a massage therapist, I feel fortunate to also be trained in the science of improving human movement—strength and conditioning—as it affords me a wider lens to look through when treating and assessing soft-tissue on the table. This allows me to think beyond increasing range of motion, or decreasing muscular stiffness in isolation, on the table, and in a more global, functional context.


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Integrating Shoulder and Core Exercises for High Efficiency

Integrating Shoulder and Core Exercises for High Efficiency

During the baseball season, time is at a premium for many of the baseball players I work with. They need to get in and out of the gym in an hour or less, so I’m constantly working on ways to streamline their program without skimping on important content. One way to accomplish this is to cut down on the number of exercises they’re doing each session, opting instead for fewer exercises that hit multiple body parts or planes of movement at once.


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The Art of Foam Rolling

The Art of Foam Rolling

I’m no fortuneteller, but I can usually predict the first few moves people make when they enter the gym. Somewhere between setting down their bag, consuming a healthy dose of caffeine, and loading up the barbell there’s some vaguely defined—albeit well-intentioned—period of time that involves rolling around on a piece of condensed foam or digging a lacrosse ball into various body parts.


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Five Tips to Dominate Your In Season Baseball Program

Five Tips to Dominate Your In Season Baseball Program

Here in Massachusetts—even though it’s hard to believe—baseball season is swiftly approaching. High school and middle school team tryouts are starting up and travel baseball teams will shortly begin their tournament schedules. As such, I’ve been getting a lot of questions about from my athletes on how to best maintain their off-season strength gains while juggling a demanding in-season schedule.


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Five Valuable Coaching Lessons

Five Valuable Coaching Lessons

It’s been three years since I began coaching clients in both the personal training and strength and conditioning realm. In the grand scheme of things, I know that I’m just getting started. But I’ve also been fortunate to work with a number of accomplished coaches who have been in the trenches far longer than me. As a result, I’ve been able to peer through the looking glass and gain insight valuable into what makes a good coach, a great coach.


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About


Pure Performance Training is a full-service health and fitness training company, owned and operated by a skilled team of strength coaches and sports injury specialist whose expertise has been guiding professional athletes, clients, and patients for over 20 years.

We believe that fitness, injury prevention, and peak athletic performance are built from the ground up through functional, movement-based training.  We don't rely on lots of complicated machinery, unnecessary contraptions, or gimmicks. We focus on exercises and equipment that helps strengthen the core, balance the musculoskeletal system, and improves upon the fundamental aspects of human movement.

To that end, we've assembled a multi-disciplinary team to meet the needs of athletes and clients at every level of training. Whether you want to lose weight, get stronger, increase your metabolism, rehabilitate an injury, or just improve your overall health, we are committed to providing you with the right plan to reach your goals.


Programs

  • Personal Training

    Personal Training

    Personal training at Pure Performance goes beyond the standard fitness routine. After each client is evaluated, they are matched with the trainer or therapist who can best address their specific goals. There are no cookie-cutter programs, so each workout is customized to meet individual needs...

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  • Group Training

    Group Training

    We’re turning off the techno music and pulling the leg warmers off of group fitness classes forever. Our group training programming is a super-sized version of our one-on-one personal training sessions. Each participant undergoes a full evaluation prior to starting the program, and is placed...

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  • Sport Specific Training

    Sport Specific Training

    All athletes desire to be the best, yet very few ever achieve greatness. So what separates the truly great athletes from all the others? Given equal skill, the great divide comes down to physical conditioning. The demands on youth athletes are reaching higher levels...

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Resources

  • Recommended Websites

    Recommended Websites

    The internet can be a wonderful source of free consumer fitness information. Here you will find a listing of websites we recommend for no-nonsense information, interesting articles, and links to recommended products, equipment, and organizations that we support.

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  • Fitness Education Products

    Fitness Education Products

    Finding high-quality information about fitness, nutrition and health can be a daunting challenge.  So, we've taken away the guesswork of having to separate fact from fiction. Here you will find our reviews and recommendations of the best fitness education products on the market today.  

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  • Partners

    Partners

    We understand that clients and athletes in our program have diverse needs that are often best addressed by a medical or other professional outside of our scope of services. Here you will find a listing of outstanding professionals who we regularly collaborate with.

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Testimonials

  • Pro Endorsements

    Pro Endorsements

    In our industry, no higher compliment can be paid than when a professional athlete or healthcare provider entrusts their health in our hands. Look inside to see what the pros have to say about PPT.

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  • Praise from Clients

    Praise from Clients

    We are extremely proud of the feedback we have received from our clients over the years for the quality of our work and our commitment to their success. But don't just take our word for it.

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Contact

We are located at 19 Wexford Street, Needham, MA.  

To set up your consultation or find out more about our services, send us an email using the form below or call us at 781.400.1803.

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