The Alternating MiniBand Elvis is another exercise we integrate into our prep work. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Kevin Neeld, PhD (@kevinneeld) There are a couple things this exercise can help accomplish: 1️⃣ Help athletes learn to dissociate between hip and lumbar range of motion. Keeping the pelvis stable while moving… Read more
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Over the last 10 years, there’s been a wide-spread emphasis on “high intensity interval training” to improve conditioning in team sport athletes. Recently, there’s been more attention paid to the importance of repeat sprint ability (i.e. clustered maximum efforts with incomplete rest before longer periods of lower intensity activity or complete rest), either as the… Read more
The 90-Degree MiniBand Step-Out is an exercise we’ll integrate into our prep work both in the off-season and during the year. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Kevin Neeld, PhD (@kevinneeld) The goal here is to teach the player to “hold strong” on the front side knee as they open-up in the… Read more
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Maximizing intended contraction speed leads to decreased recruitment threshold of high force motor units, increased doublet firing, and increased rate of force development (ROFD). This is true even with isometric contractions, so this strategy can be used in a variety of ways – from improving strength through sticking points to maximizing ROFD in specific ranges… Read more