Monthly Archives: December 2008

Reactive Core Training Wrap Up

Reactive Core Training Wrap Up

Another one of my favorite reactive core training exercises is the overhead medicine ball perturbation.  Same concept as previous exercises: maintain a stiff, stable core in the presence of an external force or perturbation.  Holding the MB overhead maximizes instability as it raises your center of mass (higher COM=greater instability).  Check it out: To maximize… Read more

Functional Core Training

Functional Core Training

My schedule has been exceptionally busy this week.  Papers/articles to write, presentations to prepare, marketing to do, etc.  No complaints-I’m fortunate to spend the large majority of my day doing things I’m passionate about.  But because I’m limited on time, I’m going to keep it short and sweet today. More on Core Training… Core training… Read more

Must-See Defense

Must-See Defense

I’ve been a Flyers fan for as long as I could remember.  We’ve had our good years and our bad years, but one thing always seems to remain constant-just about every time there is a Flyers’ player in a highlight, it’s a poor defenseman or goalie on the losing end of a highlight reel play…. Read more