SPARC- Sports Performance and Rehabilitation Center

February 11th, 2015 | By Davis Willis No Comments

SPARC Athens measurably improves performance through the application of the science of training.  Our 10,000+ square foot private training facility was developed specifically for performance training.  We offer science-backed, customized training programs through private, semi-private and large group or team training options.  Our team of dedicated specialists is committed to helping clients achieve their full potential by improving movement quality and overall health.

Our Philosophy At SPARC Athens you won’t find lots of treadmills, stationary bikes, or weight machines.  What you will find are medicine balls, kettlebells and other resistance equipment designed to help you build muscle and burn fat through “non-traditional” movements.  Why non-traditional?  Because in sports and in life we move in predictably non-linear patterns.  Our performance specialists will develop the best programs to accomplish your training goals in the shortest amount of time.

How it Works? We started by bringing in Olympic and World Champion Adam Nelson.  Adam recruited a highly qualified group of specialists that hold degrees in exercise science as well as certifications from the NSCA or the ACSM.  These are the same credentials required to work in most Division 1 Collegiate programs.  Our specialists are the best at what they do. Our model is simple:  Assess, Correct, Train, and Monitor.  Our initial assessment includes aFunctional Movement Screen© to identify structural weaknesses or asymmetries that could increase your risk of injuries or could be causing injuries.  Then, we correct any issues identified by the screen.  Training occurs in our state-of-the-art facility under the supervision of one our specialists.  Regular testing tailored to the needs of our clients allows our specialists to track your performance. Whether you’re a competing athlete or just a person competing in the game of life, we can improve your performance.  Schedule your initial assessment today!

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