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The Importance Of Rest Days

After running 13.1 miles over this past weekend, I decided to give myself a few days off and had all intentions of getting back to lifting and running by Wednesday, but that did not happen.   293 more words

Strength And Conditioning

The Hip Hinge: Mobility Minute #4

If asked to analyze an athlete’s mobility and movement patterns with just one test, I would choose the overhead squat test. If allowed a second, I would have to choose the hip hinge. 423 more words


Benefits Of Regular Massage For Athletes

Who doesn’t love an hour to them self to relax and unwind?  I know I do.  I try to get a massage at least once every couple months to help get realigned and release unwanted tension. 77 more words

Strength And Conditioning

Preventing Hamstring Injuries

This is a brief post predominently about the Nordic Hamstring Exercise, which can be used as part of a preventative programme for hamstring injuries. It should not be used in isolation and as in all preventative programmes the sport involved, level of participation and physiological/psychosocial requirements must be accounted for. 591 more words

Sports Therapy

The Hips and Athletic Performance

My latest article in CrossFit Journal was just released covering the topic of the hips/core and athletic performance. Check it out at http://library.crossfit.com/free/pdf/CFJ_2015_02_Hip_Long4.pdf.

Lower Body

Success Story: Alison Waddles

Alison Waddles is a 15-year-old basketball player here at Champion’s Quest. Ali has been training with us since September 2014. She came to Champion’s Quest after a knee injury with the goal of improving her strength, range of motion, speed on the court, and of course preventing future injury! 228 more words

CQ Athlete Success Story