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Internship Opportunities

Are you looking for an internship opportunity? Thinking of pursuing a career in personal training and or physical health… then there may be an opportunity for you here. Partnered up with University of Nevada Reno we have had many interns … Continue reading

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Sierra Strength & Speed Staff

A TEAM IS COMPRISED BY A GROUP OF PEOPLE LINKED TO A COMMON PURPOSE. Teams have members with complementary skills and generate synergy through a coordinated effort, which allows each member to maximize his or her strengths and minimize his … Continue reading

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Rob Conatser

Rob Conatser is the owner director of Sierra Strength & Speed, Northern Nevada’s finest personal training and athletic development experience. A Certified Athletic Trainer and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with 25 years experience. Rob spent his first 10 years in Division I … Continue reading

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Mike Atkinson

Mike is a certified strength & conditioning specialist, and performance director for basketball development at Sierra Strength and Speed. Mike Atkinson is a hybrid basketball performance trainer focusing on strength, movement and basketball fundamentals. His experience with NBA player development specialist Aubrey McCreary made … Continue reading

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Tim Cruse

Tim Cruse is a personal trainer certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine. With a background in athletic training, nutrition and competing in power/ physique events. Tim is quickly becoming competent in all aspects of performance training and is excellent with … Continue reading

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Channéll Holmgren

Channéll Holmgren is an A.C.E. Certified Personal Trainer since 2006, and finds her passion integrated in both performance fitness and general weight loss, while addressing nutritional and emotional needs. Channéll is currently a Dietetic Technician, continuing her education in Dietetics. Her background includes … Continue reading

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Hometown Health Challenge

Hometown Health Motivate U Challenge The fitness challenge is free for Healthy Tracks members and 140 are selected to participate. Reno-area participating gyms include Double Diamond Athletic Club, Freestyle Fitness, MRI Fitness and Sierra Strength & Speed. Motivate U is … Continue reading

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Keys to Selecting a Performance Professional

1. Education– is not everything but a person with a strong background will be able to help you in several areas and answer your questions. 2 Experience– Several ways to look at this. But longevity in the profession is key. … Continue reading

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Vertical Jump 101 with Team Flight Bros.

For those of us who are fans of athleticism and the athletic milestones that only a certain select few can attain. What we can learn from TFB and the art of jumping. Now it is time to breakdown and take … Continue reading

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Dynamic Warm-Up with Basketball

With winter approaching I recently had an early training session at 5am, so 10 minutes before i left I started my old SUV to warm up the engine and get the frost off the windshield. The car just responds so … Continue reading

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