10 Tips for Beginner & Intermediate Squash Players

If you have just developed an interest in squash, you will most definitely want to focus on learning the right technique for your shots. Here are 10 top tips for beginner and intermediate squash players to improve your experience and awareness of the game: 1. Pick a serve! Choose a serve – lobbed, power serve, or combination. Stand in the red box with one foot, balance yourself and visualize where on you want your serve to land and take aim. […]

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Female Athletes and ACL Injury

We dug out from the latest (and hopefully the last) winter storm to hit the bluegrass region, Daylight Saving Time was last weekend and spring is nearly here – and with it millions of kids will be taking to the soccer pitches, tennis courts and softball / baseball fields nationwide. As with any sport, there is a risk of injury. This is especially true for female athletes and their risk of “non-contact” ACL injury. Did you know that female athletes are at an increased […]

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Don’t Pick the Wrong Gym!

Picking the right gym is just as important as your commitment to your New Year’s Resolution!  In early January, health clubs are flooded with people who have made a New Year’s resolution to lose weight or get in shape. They sign up for a year or two, sometimes paying the full membership amount IN FULL up front to save some money. The sad fact of the matter is that by mid February, the overwhelming majority of those people will have abandoned […]

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Goodbye to 2013! And 2012 and 2011…

This may be the most difficult post I’ve written for our site or for any other publication for that matter. Not due to the content, but due to the topic – me. During the next couple days the Internets will be filled with stories and reflections from people discussing the last lap around the sun. This is going to be my reflection / confessional on the last couple years and I hope you learn something from it and share it […]

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Strength Club is here!

After months in development, Strength Club is here! What is Strength Club? Strength Club was developed to make us stronger, more stable and more mobile athletes. Training programs are provided for you based on your current needs and your short & long-term goals. Your training programs will be evaluated and updated  every 4 to 6 weeks to make sure you are making appropriate progress. We teach the Squat, Deadlift, and Bench Press in addition to dozens of accessory exercises to improve our main lifts […]

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Thanksgiving – My favorite holiday

Thanksgiving Eating Dilema?   The holiday season is upon us and with it the dreaded threat of weight gain from Thanksgiving (er Halloween) through New Year’s Day (er Super Bowl Sunday). We hear about it every Thanksgiving and Christmas week on the news about the caloric atom bomb that these meals contain. And in just about a month, all we will hear about is New Year’s Resolutions to lose all the weight we gained in 2013. Let me set the record straight. I always […]

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Miles for Mammaries Charity Event

Thank you to everyone that participated, pledged, or otherwise helped make our event such a success.  Money raised at our ‘Miles for Mammaries’ will go towards cancer research.  Donations are still being accepted, and we still have T-shirts available.

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Youth Sports Safety Month

April is Youth Sports Safety Month At DR Fitness Systems, we’re dedicated to improving the health and fitness of our community. With spring finally making an appearance here in the Bluegrass; our parks, sidewalks, and ball fields are becoming crowded and buzzing with activity. This is great news for a city that has been reported to be one of the laziest in the nation. However, with increased spring-time outdoor activity come an increase in sports related injuries. Let’s do our part […]

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