Hip extension during squats and deadlifts: How much is too much?

We know that when it comes to producing the strength and power necessary for successful athletic performance, the glutes are absolutely essential. They produce the rapid extension at the hip that is essential for a HUGE array of athletic movements (and tasks of daily living, while we are discussing their importance), while also providing a […]

Thoracic Spine Mobility is Important – But How do We Improve it?

‘Thoracic mobility’ (OR T-spine mobility, depending on who you talk to) is one of the buzzwords in the health and fitness industry at the moment. And for good reason. Poor mobility of the thoracic spine can lead to a number of dysfunctions, including low back pain, neck pain, and shoulder pain. Poor thoracic mobility can […]

How to Prevent Hamstring Injuries

Hamstring strains are absolutely dreaded by track and field athletes alike. They are not only painful, but also have a lengthy recovery timeline, and a HUGE risk of injury re-occurrence. Unfortunately, they are also one of the most common injuries we see in both athletes and weekend warriors alike. And it is understandable to some […]