Category: Movement

Disable Your Strength Limits Focus on Pain

Disable Your Strength Limits Focus on Pain The world of lifting can be narrowed down to one criterion for success—focus. We focus on setting new records, getting in the right nutrients, and staying mobile. What happens to a great number of us all too often is that we get so focused on one goal that […]

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Three-Dimensional Hip Strength for Performance and Injury Prevention

Three-Dimensional Hip Strength for Performance and Injury Prevention TAGS: prevent instability, hip stability, Brad Longazel, movement patterns, hip mobility, injury prevention Three-Dimensional Hip Strength for Performance and Injury Prevention A stable and optimal hip can produce force in all three dimensions of movement—flexion/extension, abduction/adduction, and internal/external rotation (1). Producing force when one of these movement […]

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Balanced Body Equals Injury Prevention

When you wake up in the morning hopefully you are one of the few that experiences no aches or pains. Even better if you can make it through an entire workout without any sign of joint or muscle pain/discomfort you are in great shape. Unfortunately, this isn’t true for all of us. Most people will […]

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The Everyday Athlete

What is the difference between an athlete and the general population? Sports skills and the elite physical shape they are in. Not every person in the world is going to have amazing talent at a sport, but everyone can reach a high level of physical conditioning. Most people work out to look good and stay […]

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Death of Static Streching?

Developing an active and full range of motion (ROM) in our relationships between muscles and joints is vastly important for optimum performance. It not only allows for greater strength and power development, but it has been shown to limit injuries as well (1). So the question arises—what is the best way to produce and maintain […]

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