Strengthen your tight hip flexors

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Strengthen your tight hip flexors

On my Instagram Story I talked about the importance of doing the right stretches for your tight hips AND adding strengthening to your tight hips. Here is a video of 3 great strength exercises for your tight hip flexors. Tightness can stem from weakness. Do this routine after sitting for long periods or before activity. 

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Fight off nagging groin pain

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Fight off nagging groin pain

Nagging groin pain can indicate that you need to strengthen your adductor/groin muscles. Many people try to stretch chronic groin tightness/tenderness with no avail. Try this exercise to add some isometric adductor strengthening to your routine instead. 

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3 RED FLAGS THAT YOUR TRAINING OR NUTRITION "EXPERT" IS SENDING YOU DOWN THE WRONG PATH

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3 RED FLAGS THAT YOUR TRAINING OR NUTRITION "EXPERT" IS SENDING YOU DOWN THE WRONG PATH

Many pro athletes make Sports Center highlights despite poor nutrition and training guidance. Eventually good genes, hard work and high skill levels aren’t enough to make up for shaky nutrition and training. You can’t prevent every injury but you absolutely can decrease injury risk and susceptibility with quality training and nutrition. It’s about training harder and smarter. Here are 3 red flags that your training or nutrition “experts” are sending you down the wrong path:

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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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