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 […]

The Importance of preparing yourself physically

Remember back when you were a kid, preparing for a game of tag (chasie, etc. etc… you know what I mean). It would start with a group of 20-30 kids, all standing in a circle coercing some poor soul into being ‘it’ first. Once that person was decided on (often by whatever means necessary…) you […]

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 […]