Chains and other forms off accommodating resistance can be used for more then just speed work. The most important thing is stressing movement patterns and chasing the adaptation, not necessarily the specific exercise you chose. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qyCGH5_mQYc In this case the instability of the chains add a shoulder stability component that stresses the rotator cuff in … Continue reading Accommodating Resistance
Month: February 2017
1-Leg Hang Clean?
"The most dangerous phrase in the language is "we've always done it this way." - Grace Hopper Hockey, more specifically the skating stride, is essentially a single leg sport/movement. As a result, we tend to think 1-leg plyo's are important/beneficial. We tend to think 1-leg strength exercises are important/beneficial. So why wouldn't we think that … Continue reading 1-Leg Hang Clean?
Random Thoughts: February Edition
Here are 10 quick and random thoughts that have been floating around my brain recently. If nothing else I hope it makes you think a little. Enjoy! 1. Athletes need to learn how to land before you worry about learning how to jump. 2. Just because an exercise doesn’t elicit pain it doesn’t mean it … Continue reading Random Thoughts: February Edition