What does it mean when people talk about having a high arch or flat feet? These terms seem to be “buzz words” when it comes to topics of the foot. Just what is going on at the foot when it comes to these conditions?Read More
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"Why are we doing this coach?" Fetty asked me as he groaned while doubled over. He was on the last on a series of ten banded 50 yard pulls.
I asked him, "You tell me?"
What's the point of it all?
Why are we doing what we're doing?
These questions form the foundation or the backbone of any athlete’s or coach’s program. Much attention is given to program structure, sets, reps, cycles etc. Instagram and Facebook are littered with "how to videos" but very little on the "why's."Read More
I had an injury but I'm feeling better, that means I can go back to exercising right?
This is a question that arrises very frequently and there is no concrete yes or no answer. It depends on each individual and the circumstances. Some key factors that we want to keep in mind when we return to activity is the intensity of the activity, what was the injury, and how long you have not been exercising for.
How we sit, stand, and do activities can either help or hurt us when we have an injury. When most people sit at work, in their car, or at home their head comes forward, shoulders roll in, and we arch our upper and middle back.Read More
A lack of ankle mobility is often one of the contributing components to a less than optimal squat. As a general measuring stick, you want to be able to squat with your thighs parallel to the floor.
Unfortunately, this is very difficult for some. If you were to examine lower body mechanics, the hips, knees and ankles should all move at the same time and and the right amount when performing a squatting motion. If one or more of these areas are dysfunctional, you may end up with the inability to do the motion in addition to pain if you do not take care of it.Read More