Month: January 2018

Why Strength Training WON’T Help Your Rotator Cuff Injury

Why Strength Training WON’T Help Your Rotator Cuff Injury

The rotator cuff is made up of many small muscles across the back of the shoulder Pain around this area occurs in people who repeatedly use an overhead movement, such as painters, tennis players and swimmers. It can be felt as a dull, deep ache […]

#1 Thing Coaches Need to Understand to Improve Athlete Performance

#1 Thing Coaches Need to Understand to Improve Athlete Performance

  There’s a lot of pressure on coaches these days, both from the athlete to deliver results, and from the industry to incorporate increasing amounts of technical elements into each session. Trying to balance what the athlete wants (just get on with the training) with […]

Product Review: 2 Tennis Ball Massager

Product Review: 2 Tennis Ball Massager

It’s become common place to find 2 tennis balls taped together in the fitness industry. Then, there’s businesses that will sell you a more stable version. This one came from physioroom.com. They call it a peanut massager. The idea is that you place this on […]

How Conventional Wisdom is Driving the Injury Cycle

How Conventional Wisdom is Driving the Injury Cycle

This video is a great example of conventional wisdom. The advice given before the stretches is exactly what you’d expect from your doctor or health professional: Symptom-based treatment methodology Physical problem/solution approach Additional work/responsibility for the athlete The trouble is, it’s this exact approach that […]