Posted on April 13, 2013 at 10:00pm
As strength coaches we have to deal with many types of different injuries. This is just the reality of the profession. Where we often run into problems is trying to get the athlete, coach, or even the athletic trainer to buy into the fact that YOU NEED TO KEEP TRAINING! The trust, motivation, and knowledge all must be in place before this can happen. So it’s very important to have a good working…Continue
Posted on March 31, 2013 at 8:22pm — 1 Comment
WE ARE NOT SUPERHUMANS! Even though sometimes we all can be hardheaded and stubborn, but remember we cannot outrace our tissue repair times or our own physiology.
All tissues have a threshold in which they fail. It may take you 700 reps but on rep 701, BAMMM! Now you are out for WEEKS with an injury with a pissed off attitude and asking yourself, “WHY DID THIS HAPPEN TO ME?” Well it could be because of many things (Poor…Continue
Posted on March 21, 2013 at 11:10pm
Technology is killing our posture and affecting the way we live our lives on a daily basis. Think about all the time we spend texting, typing, and just staring at the computer or TV screen. All of these things are contributing to our weight gain, back pain, and joint problems more than you think.
The average American spends 5 hours a day sitting on a chair or…Continue
Posted on March 13, 2013 at 6:30pm
Originally posted on SheltonStevens.com
Butt-Wink is a term used to describe the posterior rotation of the pelvis during the squat. The “wink” happens at different depths mostly depending on hamstring length. It’s a pretty simple to identify and could be an easy fix as well. If you know you lack hamstring flexibility you could possibly be suffering from the “butt-wink” syndrome.
Posted on March 10, 2013 at 11:25pm