Kelly Starrett shares his template for rebuilding athletes after injury. He uses an example of an athlete, who had his ACL repaired. Priorities: Position Load Volume Speed Position: establish good form work on tissue Load: Basic Linear Progression 2+ weeks for at least 2 movements for example squat & deadlift 3-5 days a week load: […]
Justin found an opportunity to be shirtless and hump another man in one video. Here he is on banded good mornings. I have used them for warm ups and assistance on 531 deadlift days. But I was doing them standing on the band (vary the width of your stance to modify tension). But of course […]
Kelly Starrett shows you how to use voodoo floss compression bands to relief patella femoral pain. Check out more drills on Mobility 101.
This is not just for you gymnasts working on your planches, but also for Olympic weightlifters. Since in Olympic lifting you are spending a lot of time with your wrists in extension, it might be wise to get in some prehab work done by focusing on flexion. Of course once you get more comfortable with […]
If you have been following along you have already seen those PT Compression Bands in action. Here is Jeff from Network Fitness a couple of videos explaining how to use the compression bands with different body parts. More Videos: Arm, Elbow, Forearm, Wrist, Thigh, Knee, Calf, Ankle
This is worth a bookmark. Athletes Treating Athletes is a great resource for all your soft tissue needs. If the daily grind has taken its toll and caused some overuse injuries this site will be of value for you. It offers detailed explanations of Self muscle massage, active muscle/tendon mobilizations, and joint mobilization techniques to restore […]
If you have some pain in the outside of your knees Kelly Starrett wants you to try this little drill. unloads the knee by sitting down and have a rubber band pull on your leg flex quads, hyperextend the knee a little
The Fitcast Episode #228 features an interesting discussion about the pros and cons of the Functional Movement Screen (FMS). Verdict: It’s a good starting point, but by no means the end all be all.
Over at reddit there was a discussion about Foam Roller Alternatives I started making my own foam rollers with 4″ PVC and exercise mats…via A Nalgene bottle…via lacrosse ball for traps via two tennis balls in a dress sock works great.via For a tutorial on how to build your own foam roller with a PVC […]