This is another lateral core variation. Similar to the TRX Lateral Lean, the goal is to stay tall and resist bending as the weight goes through the arc pattern. The shoulders should turn slightly toward the direction the bar is moving, but the hips should stay “square”, looking straight ahead. Landmine Anti-Rotation Arc Unlike the… Read more
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When integrating core exercises into a training program, it’s helpful to categorize the exercises based on the pattern of movement or control: Anterior, Lateral, Diagonal, Rotational. Keeping the pattern in mind, there are several different exercises using different pieces of equipment that can be used to target specific areas. This allows athletes some flexibility in… Read more
In a previous post, I discussed two strategies to improve hip abduction range of motion as a means of allowing hockey players to increase stride length from a deeper skating position. A key point of emphasis from that post is that range of motion is more likely to be integrated into dynamic patterns if strength/stability are… Read more
Hip pain is exceedingly common in hockey players. Due to the repetitive nature of the skating motion, every player – even the “healthy” ones – flirts with some sort of overuse or under-recovery of their hip musculature over the course of a season. Click here to read: How To Train Around Hip Pain for Hockey… Read more
Emily and I leave for Italy on Wednesday for 10 days, but before we leave I wanted to let you know that Joe Heiler recently released the interview we did as part of his 2016 Sports Rehab to Sports Performance Teleseminar. In the interview, we discussed a lot about the evolution of my training philosophy… Read more