Skiing is a complex, total body sport both, aerobic and anaerobic, that requires strength, stability, mobility, and cardiovascular endurance.
Seventeen muscles attach to your shoulder blade (aka your “scapula"), which can play a role in shoulder pain, arm pain, neck pain and more. Here’s how identifying alterations in scapular position can improve overall function.
Additionally, since this exercise emphasizes the posterior chain (the muscles on the backside of our body), it can help improve your posture and offset the detrimental effects of prolonged sitting.
Taper You may be surprised to see your training plan decreasing in mileage these last couple weeks. Studies have shown... View Article
Fortunately, there are alternatives to those clunky machines at the gym. I will discuss common exercise equipment that can be avoided and more functional alternatives that you can do with or without a gym membership.
There have been multiple studies that show the combination of blood flow occlusion and low level exercises (think bodyweight exercises) can induce strength and hypertrophy, similar to someone lifting heavy weights most days of the week.
For others, their sprains are frequent, more severe and seem to occur randomly. Sometimes, the sprain can happen even when standing still! In the medical world this pattern of sprains is known as chronic ankle instability...
It’s important to note then, because your time is precious, the correlation between muscle/joint health with your overall well-being. It’s the muscles and joints that owe a large portion of their good health to mobility…
The intangibles that made players like Tom Brady and Antonio Brown great are near impossible to measure. However, something that often gets overlooked in all the madness of a 40-yard dash and 20-yard shuttle time is how an athlete moves biomechanically and how this may predispose the athlete to a devastating injury. While selecting the next NFL superstar is an imperfect science, determining the injury risk of any athlete can be much more precise.
Golf injuries are not limited to amateur golfers. 50% of tour players have an injury that knocks them out for at least 3 weeks per year(…)