Sanford POWER to open in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Sanford POWER is coming to Grand Forks.

Sanford POWER offers training that incorporates the latest in mobility, strength, speed, agility, plyometrics and explosive power equipment. The POWER center is available to athletes of all ages, goals and abilities and offers specifically designed training sessions.

Sanford POWER Grand Forks will be led by Anthony Morando. Morando received his bachelor’s degree in applied exercise science from Springfield College in Springfield, Mass. Morando also served as the strength and conditioning coach for the Boston University men’s hockey team from 2011 to 2015. Morando has certifications in the following areas:

  • Collegiate strength and conditioning coach association certified
  • Certified strength and conditioning specialist
  • Functional movement systems certified
  • Total body resistance exercise certified
  • Certified functional strength coach certified

“We are excited to expand our Sanford POWER services to Grand Forks and bring our long history of sports excellence to northern North Dakota,” said Dr. Lisa Tollefson, Sanford Health Grand Forks Clinic medical director. “POWER will bring Grand Forks patients and athletes training and treatment programs that are unique to the area and programs that will help them achieve their specific goals.”

The goal of Sanford POWER is to improve athletic performance by stressing the principles of proper functional movement through customized programming based on an individual’s specific needs. The integrated focus of the professional staff can help maximize an athlete’s potential improvement with their strength, speed, power and agility. In addition, Sanford POWER has the resources to identify those keys components of nutrition, hydration and biomechanics to deliver the most comprehensive program available while reducing the incidence of injury.

Sanford POWER is the home of elite athletes such as pro football quarterback Carson Wentz, three-time NHL  champion Matt Cullen and professional golf standout Amy Olson. POWER has North Dakota locations in Fargo and Bismarck, as well as Sioux Falls, S.D., Bemidji, Minn. and recently announced, Irvine, Calif.

A location in Grand Forks will be announced soon.  For more information, follow Sanford POWER on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.