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Mud Runner

Using medicine balls to get ready for obstacle course races

If you are preparing for an obstacle course race or a mud run, you will definitely need to do more than just cardio. While running long and hard serves its purpose, you need to be aware that there is a lot more that goes into preparing for an obstacle course race. Regardless of your current Read more about Using medicine balls to get ready for obstacle course races[…]

LOWER CROSSED SYNDROME

Introduction Lower crossed syndrome (LCS) also known as distal or pelvic crossed syndrome refers to the tightness of the thoracolumbar extensors and hip flexors muscles crossing with tightness of the iliopsoas and rectus femoris. Weakness of the deep abdominal muscles ventrally crosses with weakness of the gluteus maximus and medius. This posture creates a joint Read more about LOWER CROSSED SYNDROME[…]

Single Leg Balance

Stand on one leg while brushing your teeth

How’s your balance? This routine is designed to be done at least twice a day (three times if you brush your teeth after lunch as well) during a time you’re typically on auto pilot. It’s simple – put toothpaste on your brush, pick a leg and stand on it while you brush (while holding your Read more about Stand on one leg while brushing your teeth[…]

UFC Performance Institute

NSCA Combat Clinic ’18 at the UFC Performance Institute

The NSCA put on their annual combat clinic at the UFC Performance Institute in Las Vegas, NV on 9/21 – 9/22. This was a collection of strength and conditioning experts talking with the UFC science and training staff about how to better work with combat athletes in improving their performance both on and off the Read more about NSCA Combat Clinic ’18 at the UFC Performance Institute[…]

Bicycling Triathalon

GETTING READY FOR YOUR FIRST TRIATHLON: TIPS THAT CAN GUIDE YOU

Not everyone gets to participate in a triathlon event in their lifetime. However, the people who do can attest it is one experience they would never regret. However, participating in your first triathlon event can leave you with sweaty palms and a million fears all swimming in your head. It is fair to say that Read more about GETTING READY FOR YOUR FIRST TRIATHLON: TIPS THAT CAN GUIDE YOU[…]