The exercise technique we are highlighting this week is one of my personal favorite all inclusive TRX moves. The TRX single leg squat to plank to press is a fairly high level move that requires focus to execute correctly.
Are you a volleyball player or other overhead athlete? Do you have a desk job or are you hunched over a computer for a good chunk of your day? The TRX Y, T, A exercise will help you counteract the forward shoulder position these activities or tasks create. This is a great exercise for Continue reading “Exercise Technique: TRX Y, T, A”
Push ups are a great quick exercise, especially during this busy holiday season when time is precious. There are a million push up variations out there…well maybe not a million, but there are a lot. Today we’re going to explore some of the options so you can challenge yourself or mix things up.
There are two main types of kettlebell swings. The most commonly known and performed swing is the hard style swing, but did you know there’s actually another type?
PNF stands for proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation, but what does that mean? Proprioception is basically our body’s awareness of where it is in space. We know where we are thanks to our nervous system, specifically our neuromuscular system. So, this technique is all about how you can manipulate the nerve’s signal to your brain to affect your muscles response.
The goblet squat can be performed either with a dumbbell (DB) or kettlebell (KB). It gets its name for the way you hold the weight, much like you’d hold a two handed goblet.
Kettlebells are much more than just funny shaped weights. Over the past few years kettlebells have been making their way more and more into the American workout scene. Anything you can do with weights can be done with kettlebells, but how do you know which kind of bell may be right for you?
Planks are one of the most common exercises performed in a gym and rehabilitation program. However, technique is rarely corrected before progressing on to harder variations. So, today we’re going to look at the basics and a few variations.
Technique is the most important and yet often the least appreciated part of an exercise program. It is not just important for strength training as many people think; it plays a vital role in even everyday tasks. So, what techniques have you lost?
The services that an athletic trainer can provide is quite diverse. As previously discussed athletic trainers are an integral part of a healthcare team. Dependent upon their educational background many ATs are qualified to provide a number of differing services. Not every clinician is the same, so learn what they can do for you and seek out who has the skills to get you to where you want to be. Some of the Manual Therapy Techniques & Injury Prevention Services our staff Athletic Trainers provide regularly include: