Deep Into Back Pain and Core Training
Back Pain Millions of people complain about lower back pain, or tightness in their lower back. In this article I will point out some key facts and myths that I have read from Dr. Stuart McGill’s articles and videos. Dr. McGill is one of the world’s foremost experts on spine biomechanics. Enjoy! More times than not people will tend to want to stretch their lower back if they fill pain...
"We Train, We Don't Workout"
Do you know the difference between Working Out and Training? “Training is when you have a progressive plan with measurable goals and continual challenges. Working out is anything that makes you sweaty and tired but not necessarily better because it lacks consistency, direction and specificity.” Intensity and consistency are the keys to success in anything… especially training. But...
A couple ways to get those "Abs" you want
STOP RUNNING MILES AT A TIME, STAY OFF THE ELLIPITCAL, AND FORGET THE WORD CRUNCHES! STOP FOLLOWING THE TRENDS AND TRAIN!!! By performing sprints and a strength training program that challenges you, you will not only feel good, but look good this summer. If you’re hoping for a lean body composition and chiseled abs at the beach, forget the 15-minute ab programs in favor of a total body...
Back Squat Programs From Around The World
Best Tips For Maximal Squat The best tips on how to rapidly increase maximal strength in the back squat by Charles Poliquin Put two or more weightlifting or strength coaches in the same room and the discussion will quickly turn to shoptalk. Likewise, whenever I get a chance to meet a successful colleague, I always seize the opportunity to exchange training philosophies. Because squat work is so...
After doing a couple weeks research on movement preparation and biomechanics involving a warm-up. I started to realize that my field prep warm-up was lacking. So I have installed a whole new movement prep routine before my actual dynamic routine/game speed prep. Not only did my athletes give positive feedback from it, but the things I noticed with certain athletes where unbelievable. For example...
FOAM ROLL?...Yes! Foam Roll!
Originally printed in Training and Conditioning Magazine December 2006 By: Mike Boyle Foam Rolling? A decade ago strength and conditioning coaches, athletic trainers, and physical therapists would have looked quizzically at a thirty six inch long round piece of foam and wondered “What is that for?”. Today nearly every athletic training room and most strength conditioning facilities...
Feet First Part II by Matt Shadeed
If you haven’t read Coach Shadeed’s first article Feet First Part I go back and read that first before digging into this article. Also note that Coach Shadeed will be speaking at the CSCCa Conference in Orlando on May 11. Feet First – PART II Now that we made it through all the structural talk, let’s define how problems at the ankle complex have implications further up the kinetic...
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