Tag Archives: strength training

Resistance Training = SPEED!

Resistance training has for the most part been linked to people like Arnold Schwarzenegger and Dolf Lundgren. Some have linked it to rehabilitation of an injury yet a miniscule number link it to improved performance. Continue reading

Are Your Hips Causing Your Injury?

Overuse injuries are very common but most athletes fail to pick up the early warning signs. It’s the little things that need to be addressed before you suddenly get to a point where the doctor or physio tells you, “sorry but you won’t be able to train for 2 weeks!”

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Hamstrings Of Steel – Preventing the Pull : Part 1

One the most common injuries in sports is a pulled hamstring. Various mechanismscan cause hamstring pulls, including strength imbalances between the quadriceps andhamstrings, weak hamstrings, tight hamstrings, and asynchronous firing by the nervesthat innervate the hamstrings. Out of all of these proposed mechanisms, weakness in thehamstrings gets the most attention.
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How to Fix and Prevent Shin Splints and Plantar Fasciitis

Exercises and techniques to fix and prevent shin splints and plantar fasciitis. These are also great exercises to help to recover from ankle injuries.

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Push Ups Rock…

Push ups are one of my favorite exercises because you can do them any where and they incorporate whole body strength and coordination.  Here are some great variations you can use in your own strength training.

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