70% of Runners will get injured this year Runners are a unique breed that will do anything to improve their perofrmance. They will buy the newest shoes, massage guns, normatec boots, goos, etc. However, there is one thing they will do at all cost….. AVOID THE WEIGHT ROOM. This lack of committment to the weightContinue reading “Attention Runners: You Need Strength Training”
Maintaining proper form is important for keeping yourself safe and ensuring you are targeting the correct muscles. Some cues that you want to focus on are: Keep the elbows directly under your shoulders Having a “straight” back Head in neutral alignment Focus on engaging your “core” Research has shown, when focusing on engaging your coreContinue reading “Cues For Proper Form During a Plank”
Bar Positioning is one of the most popular ways to alter the challenges and goals of a squat. The most common squat variations include front and back loaded sqauts. Both are effective at building strength in the Hips, Legs, and back; however the slight variation in weight placement can alter our movement pattern, muscles targeted and the amount of weight we are able to lift.
A 2011, University of Georgia study found that only the 40 yard dash time had a positive correlation with NFL success. This should come as no surprise as speed is characteristics that is beneficial in nearly every sport and is very hard to gameplan around.
An athletes speed can be increased by improving the physical, metabolic, and neurological components associated with sprinting(Ebben 2008).