TRX and other suspension trainers are one of the most versatile pieces of equipment for the physical therapist, chiropractor, or other rehab professionals to use in the treatment of injuries. The exercise variety and ease of quickly altering the load of the exercise makes it great for individuals of all fitness levels. I’m thrilled to share this compilation of the...
Biomechanics of The Olympic Snatch
The snatch exercise is a frequently used movement in strength & conditioning programs, and for a good reason. This exercise allows the athlete to lift very explosively and with biomechanics similar to that seen in many other athletic movements such as running and jumping. However, the snatch lift is highly technical and requires time and a good coach to learn how...
Weightlifting for Children
Weightlifting for Children For years, strength training and weightlifting have been used by adolescents and adults to improve their sports performance and general well being. But because of the former beliefs of pediatricians and scientists, weight training has been frowned upon for use by preadolescent children. Despite people’s perceptions that weight training is not suitable for young children, a properly...