Today’s Thursday Throwback is an appropriate follow-up to last week’s post on the relationship between flexibility and muscle injury risk. If you missed that, you can check it out here: Does Flexibility INCREASE your risk of injury? This is another short, but important read, as it touches on an idea that I think every youth… Read more
Posts in "Hip/Core Training"
Today’s “Thursday Throwback” is a quick one from 2009. This continues to be a trend we see in our assessments today and I think, while basic, highlights that you can go wrong on both ends of the flexibility continuum. Those that are too immobile at one joint are likely to move excessively at another. Those… Read more
This “Thursday Throwback” features an article I wrote over 4 years ago that overviews what may prevent someone from squatting deeply, and an assessment you can use to check your squat depth. Over the last several years, I’ve read a ton of research on hip anatomy and progressive structural changes. In the end, it seems… Read more
Over the last couple of weeks I shared a 3-part series on optimizing movement that dove into the importance of recognizing individual structural differences, what you need to know about “corrective” exercise, and how to individualize exercise in a group or team setting. If you missed those posts, I’d encourage you to check them out… Read more
If you’re reading this from the U.S., I hope you and your family enjoyed a Happy Thanksgiving yesterday! I’m still fighting off a pie coma, but was able to get some writing done earlier in the week so the day wouldn’t be a complete loss. Enjoy! Over the last several years, I’ve written a lot… Read more