Empirical evidence suggests that there may be a genetic predisposition to hamstring injuries, however, evidence supporting this theory remains inconclusive. Possible reasons for hamstring injuries are training errors such as lack of training load monitoring or neglecting strength training.
A lot of individuals have developed an old approach with regards to exercise and fat loss. The concept that running for numerous hours (this is only one example) will get you toned is not exactly the truth.
This is research I conducted and had the opportunity to present for the UKSCA during the corona virus pandemic. Below is the abstract of the study and the link to the UKSCA website to view the online presentation.
Low back pain affects many individuals, limiting their daily activities. The problem can be related to musculoskeletal issues or stem from pathological origin, which is a less common issue than musculoskeletal low back pain.
Olympic weightlifting is one of my favourite ways to improve athletes power, but it is not the only way. Here are a few exercises that will improve on field power production.
Accommodating resistance training is a method that uses bands or chains to increase the resistance of the load throughout the entire range of motion.
Heavy weight training won't make you slow when programmed correctly. Some say you need to move lighter weights quickly to improve speed performance since muscle contraction times during sprinting are less than 250ms.
Limited shoulder flexion is very common and most individuals still want to perform pressing exercises that can cause issues elsewhere. A few things can happen when shoulder flexion is restricted because the body will find the path of least resistance to “successfully” complete the task.
The overhead squat tends to be the go to exercise for movement screening in gym settings. This is a test I have used in the past but don’t anymore and here is why.
It’s no secret that regular exercise is good for you, with lots of health benefits and bigger biceps! The latest research in relation to Covid-19 and exercise has shown us that a high level of cardiovascular fitness is beneficial to Covid-19 because a fitter individual is better at controlling pro-inflammatory responses following infection (Zbinden-Foncea., et al).