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THE ULTIMATE 3 PART SHOULDER PREP WARM-UP

The lack of a quality shoulder and arm care program can wreak havoc on your strides in the weight room, on the performance field/court, and in your overall health. However, if long-term resilience and robust shoulder health is your goal, you'll want to check out this 6-part warm-up routine.

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TODAY'S EDGE: SHIN SPLINTS FIX PART 3

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TODAY'S EDGE: SHIN SPLINTS FIX PART 3

Thanks for following this 3 part series. Shin splints tend to be hard to shake but let’s cover several ways to prevent and manage this frustrating issue. Keep in mind that piercing pain directly on the bones of the lower leg or numbness/tingling/loss of sensation in the lower leg or foot should be looked at by an MD. Shown in the video are 3 strategies to add strengthening to you shin splint pain management and prevention plan: 

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TODAY'S EDGE: SHIN SPLINTS FIX PART 2

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TODAY'S EDGE: SHIN SPLINTS FIX PART 2

Shin splints tend to be hard to shake but let’s cover several ways to prevent and manage this frustrating issue. Keep in mind that piercing pain directly on the bones of the lower leg or numbness/tingling/loss of sensation in the lower leg or foot should be looked at by an MD. Shown in the video is part 2: 3 strategies to add strengthening to you shin splint pain management and prevention plan.

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TODAY'S EDGE: SHIN SPLINTS FIX PART 1

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TODAY'S EDGE: SHIN SPLINTS FIX PART 1

Today's Edge: Shin splints tend to be hard to shake but let’s cover some easy ways to prevent and manage this frustrating issue. Keep in mind that piercing pain directly on the bones of the lower leg or numbness/tingling/loss of sensation in the lower leg or foot should be looked at by an MD. Shown in the video are 3 strategies to start with when you experience shin splint pain:

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TODAY'S EDGE: TRIPOD ADDUCTOR STRETCH

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TODAY'S EDGE: TRIPOD ADDUCTOR STRETCH

We sit more than ever and our hips suck because of it. It's important to expose your hips to different and full ranges of motion to keep them performing at their best. Here's the Tripod Adductor Stretch:

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TODAY'S EDGE: DON'T DESTROY YOUR LOW BACK WITH HIP STRETCHES

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TODAY'S EDGE: DON'T DESTROY YOUR LOW BACK WITH HIP STRETCHES

Today's Edge: There's no sense in trying to gain hip mobility at the expense of your low back. One of the big reasons for working to keep your hips mobile and strong is to fend off low back pain. A big mistake that's often made is to neglect responsible form during hip mobility work. This can take a good attempt at hip mobility and turn it into a low back pain creating monster. 

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ATHLETIC DEVELOPMENT

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ATHLETIC DEVELOPMENT

Are we giving our athletes the best possible chance to succeed? It's important to take a deeper look at the total dosage of exercise we are prescribing for our athletes and the level of readiness we are providing for them. These factors ultimately tie into the notion of how available these athletes will be to participate in their sport. That's the key: availability. If we prepare them and provide the proper development, durability within their sport will be the likely outcome.

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TODAY'S EDGE: WHAT'S HAPPENING AT YOUR FEET AND TOES CAN MAKE OR BREAK YOUR PERFORMANCE.

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TODAY'S EDGE: WHAT'S HAPPENING AT YOUR FEET AND TOES CAN MAKE OR BREAK YOUR PERFORMANCE.

What's happening at your feet and toes can make or break your performance. We tend to take function of our feet and toes for granted. Maybe we just assume foot to ground performance is up to our shoes? Having strength and mobility of your toes and feet is key for what happens above the foot during any activity. Here's a quick drill you can do to build strength and mobility of your toes and feet:

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GUEST BLOG BY ABBY GORDON: ACL INJURIES - NO LONGER A CAREER ENDER

When it comes to scientific research, anecdotal evidence is lowest on the hierarchy of resources.  As a clinician, it is vital to review higher levels of evidence, but sometimes it’s impossible to ignore what you witness.  There are numerous publications reporting higher incidence of ACL injury in females compared to males, and there are also studies that outline the outcomes to these athletes.

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THE ULTIMATE 6 PART HIP AND CORE PREP WARM-UP

Healthy hips and a strong core are at the center of every resilient athlete. Here's a 6-part warm-up routine that you can incorporate prior to your strength training to properly prepare your hips and core for long-term health and athletic success.

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