Keats Snideman

Background

Keats Snideman, a native of Santa Fe, New Mexico, has lived in the Phoenix area since 1992. He is currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology from Arizona State University. From 1998-2002 Keats owned and operated Total Balanced Fitness Inc. located in Tempe. During this time, Keats trained a variety of clients, including athletes from the NFL, NBA, MLBA as well as athletes from the college and high school levels.

As a competitive sub-masters sprinter (100 & 200m dashes), Keats specializes in the enhancement of athletic fitness, including improvements in speed, explosive-strength and dynamic flexibility. In the interest of injury prevention, Keats also holds a massage license and performs Neuromuscular (NMT) and sports massage therapy.

Keats certifications include:

    Certified Personal Trainer (CPT), NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine)
    500 hr. Massage Diploma, Bio-Link Therapeutic Massage Institute, Tempe, AZ
    Neuromuscular Therapist, St. Johns Method
    Licensed Massage Therapist, City of Phoenix
    Corrective High-Performance Exercise Kinesiologist -C.H.E.K. Level 2 practitioner
    Club Coach USA Weightlifting

Education Provider/Lecturer:

As a continuous learner, Keats also has a passion for teaching and sharing his knowledge with others. He has provided educational presentations for trainers, massage therapists, doctors, nurses, police officers, firemen, and countless others.Occupation: Work with athletes from the NFL and NBA, student
Certifications: CPT, LMT, NMT
Hobbies: Sprinting (100M dash)
Bodybuilding Influences: Charles Staley, Paul Check, Ian King, Charles Poliquin, Mel Siff

Articles

  • The Imperfect Training Program!

    What if I told you that I had the perfect training program? Would you be interested? Conversely, what if I told you that I had the imperfect, less than ideal training program. Which of the two would you be interested in?

  • Periodization For Bodybuilders Part 2!

    Are you interested in long term results and effectiveness in your training? Then you better have at least a basic understanding of 'periodization'.

  • Exercise Performance Specialist Keats Snideman

    Learn about Keats background, who he has learned from and what advice he has to give to others!

  • 5 Key Tips On Designing Effective Sprint Programs!

    No one program is going to work for every athlete. Even a program that works well for an athlete today may lose its effectiveness in a week, a month or a year. It all depends on the individual and what level he or she is at in training.

  • Periodization For Bodybuilders!

    Are you interested in long term results and effectiveness in your training? Then you better have at least a basic understanding of 'periodization'.

  • Current Trends In Athletic Conditioning: Balance Training.

    The following article will use a little scientific reasoning to analyze this latest fitness boom and will end with some suggestions on how to incorporate sensible balance training into a healthy athletes training regime.

  • Machines Or Free Weights: Structure Vs. Function!

    One of the most heated debates in the world of fitness today is the battle of free-weights (low-tech apparatus) versus machines (high-tech apparatus). Each side has an argument with both sides having some merit to their claims.