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Is Lifting Overhead Safe? It Depends.
As a physical therapist specializing in sports rehabilitation, I often encounter questions and concerns regarding the safety and effectiveness of overhead shoulder exercises. Today, I want to address these concerns and shed light on the importance of incorporating these exercises
The Role of Scapular Control in Preventing Shoulder Injuries
Expert Advice for Parents and Coaches of Young Athletes and Athletes Shoulder injuries can be a common concern in sports that involve repetitive overhead movements. However, by understanding the importance of scapular control, you can significantly reduce the risk of
The 5/3/1 Training Method: A Guide to Building Strength and Improving Human Performance
The 5/3/1 training method is a popular strength training program created by Jim Wendler that focuses on core lifts. In the case of April’s Human Performance Program its of squat, deadlift, and split-squat. The program is designed to help lifters
Improving Tendon Health: The Importance of Collagen Peptides
As an expert in performance and human physiology, I have seen firsthand the debilitating effects of tendon injuries on athletes and fitness enthusiasts. Whether you’re a seasoned marathoner or a weekend warrior, healthy tendons are essential to achieving optimal performance
The Kinetic Chain in Overhead Sports: A Linked System
This article aims to provide valuable insights and practical knowledge to athletes and coaches involved in overhead sports. By understanding the body as a linked system, you can optimize performance and minimize the risk of injuries. Introduction In overhead sports,
Velocity’s Human Performance Program: Strength Program 23.1
Velocity’s Human Performance Program for the month of March is an accumulation block to build strength. It is also designed to improve muscle strength, joint stability, mobility, and core strength. The program is based on a traditional Bill Starr 5×5
Ice Baths: A Guide to Their Rationale and Protocols
Guest Post from: Vive Wellness Studio Ice baths have been a popular recovery method among athletes and fitness enthusiasts. It’s not only a trend on social media, they can actually offer a range of health and wellness benefits. Whether you’re
Human Performance 23.2 – GBC Intensification
Its time to intensify our German Body Composition program for continued results As human performance professionals, we’re always on the lookout for effective and efficient programs to help clients achieve their fitness goals. In last month’s training block we introduced
The Power of Lactate: How Accumulating Blood Lactate Can Benefit Your Body Composition
When athletes and coaches talk about accumulating blood lactate, they are generally focused on the work and conditioning aspects of exercise. It’s not usually thought about in terms of fat burning. However, in this article we’ll explore a different side.
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