Baseball Pitcher Strength Workouts
If you are a baseball pitcher, READ BELOW to save yourself from years of stupid mentality when it comes to baseball strength training. 1. Light lifting for arms, really? I assume when people tell you this they are generally referring to “lifting your uppers,” including your chest. First off, how do you measure […]
SLAP (Superior Labrum Anterior-Posterior) Protocol for Athletes
You’re probably reading this post because you’ve had a SLAP tear, or know someone who’s had a SLAP tear. What is a SLAP tear anyway? A SLAP (Superior Labrum Anterior-Posterior) lesion is a tear in the superior portion of the labrum of the shoulder. Picture your shoulder joint; it’s a ball and socket joint, specifically […]
The Bible of Static and Dynamic Stretching. Which is Better?
Define and Debate! Ok, lets settle this debate once and for all until new research can prove differently. First off, lets define static and dynamic stretching. Static stretching is the slow hold stretches you used to do in gym class. Remember when you used to stand, cross your legs and reach down to stretch your […]
Static Core Strength No More!
When is the last time you saw an overhead athlete maintain a static position to perform their sport movement?!? Can’t think of any? Think harder…….still nothing? That’s because no athlete EVER, since the beginning of time has maintained a static or non-moving body during their sport movement. OK, what am I trying to get at? […]
Briefing on Shoulder Anatomy by Dr Chris McKenzie
Check out this brief description of shoulder anatomy for overhead athletes and let me know if you want to know more. Keep an eye out for the elbow. [video_text] [h2]Shoulder Anatomy video[/h2] By Dr Chris McKenzie [/video_text]