Jim Carpentier

Jim Carpentier

Jim Carpentier, CSCS, is a certified strength and conditioning specialist, New Jersey-licensed massage therapist, and a health/fitness writer. He currently serves as Associate Health and Wellness Director at the Greater Morristown YMCA in Cedar Knolls, N.J.

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6 Reasons to Schedule Summer Morning Workouts

Six Convincing Reasons to Schedule Summer Morning Workouts By Jim Carpentier, CSCS It's tempting for athletes and non-athletes to sleep in or postpone...

How to Fix Common Problems That Threaten to Ruin Your Offseason Workouts

Offseason Conditioning Deterrents Halting Your Progress By Jim Carpentier, CSCS It's frustrating for athletes not seeing anticipated results after...

Try This Bodyweight Hill Workout to Improve Your Strength and Endurance

Take Your Game to New Heights with This Off-Season Uphill Full-Body Workout By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Switching from sprinting, jumping, or performing...

11 Ways to Modify an Exercise to Get New Training Benefits

On the Field or In the Gym: It's About Reps for Achieving Goals By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Sports and workout goals are fundamentally about the strategy...

Get Stronger on Summer Vacation With This 15-Exercise Outdoor Workout

A Full-Body Summer Outdoor Workout: Convenient Sports Conditioning Curb and Sidewalk Exercises By Jim Carpentier, CSCS When you can't get to the school...

How to Train on the Road With Resistance Bands

Portable, Convenient Resistance Cables: Your Go-To Indoor/Outdoor Offseason Summer Workout Equipment By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Heading to a summer...

How to Work Out When You Have Sore Shoulders

Preventing and Overcoming Sore Shoulders While Continuing Upper Body Workouts By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Don't let tight or achy shoulders from tossing too...

5 Ways to Make Your Offseason More Productive Besides Working Out

Beyond the Weight Room: Tips for Outperforming Next Season's Opponents By Jim Carpentier, CSCS As the school year ends, it's never too soon to formulate...

4 Essential Recovery Techniques for Every Athlete

Essential Active Recovery Tips: Be Sure to Follow the Two "W's" and Two "S's" By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Your recovery behavior following intense workouts,...

Add Chest Size with These Swiss Ball and Med Ball Exercises

Add Chest Size with These Swiss Ball and Med Ball Exercises By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Enter any weight room and the Bench Press is generally the go-to...

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