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I’ll admit that the arched-back bench press looks strange. Kind of like a back injury waiting to happen. However, when done correctly, it’s safe and is the preferred technique used for powerlifting. Why? Because the arched position shortens the range of motion needed in competition to push a heavy barbell upward. Is it necessary? Depends on your training … Read More
I’m loving the early edition of this paper in the Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy. There’s no doubt that athletes need to train hard to reach peak performance. But how hard? And how fast should that training ramp up? Thanks to Tim Gabbett for this excellent commentary. In my very humble opinion, clinicians, coaches, and athletes all need … Read More
[ P O W E R, E X P L O S I V E N E S S, Q U I C K N E S S ] To be a better soccer player, all of these are needed. Think about what’s. required to beat an opponent to a ball or a header. Vertical force production is the physics … Read More
I get a lot of questions on “how to run.” This infographic outlines general guidelines, but please note that there is no perfect method for running. Use these as general suggestions, but keep in mind that everyone’s body is different. For example, some colleges did not recruit Michael Johnson due to his unconventional sprinting form. If you don’t have an … Read More