The workout movement CrossFit has exploded in recent years and with good reason…this program rocks at getting athletes into great shape. Unfortunately the intense workouts and complexity of some of the exercises performed may increase the risk of overuse injuries in CrossFit athletes. 335 more words
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The quick movements, sharp turns, and sprints involved in playing soccer can lead to tight hamstrings, quadriceps, and IT bands. Loosening up these areas with yoga postures can be extremely effective in improving performance by reducing the incidence of injury and increasing the efficiency of movement. 237 more words
So as promised here is the video of my squat technique, with a bit of a breakdown below :
The technique in the video will be by no means perfect, for instance I could relax the shoulders a bit more (think I was keeping the arms out of the way of the couch) and I have a slight tilt of the head to my left, which is something that was picked up at uni. 182 more words
If you’re an athlete or weekend warrior, you’ve probably seen other folks sporting strips of colorful and interestingly designed tape all over their bodies. Perhaps you’ve seen the blue argyle print on the shins, the pink camouflage print on the wrist, or if you’re lucky enough, you’ve probably spotted the rare biohazard print anchored down to someone’s upper back. 394 more words
Do you have a child athlete? Did you ever have an ACL surgery?
Below is a link to a great article with simple solutions to a common problem. 20 more words