by Carrie Lane, Director of Sport Performance
We are sticking with our posterior chain-focused activities, and here is a twist on an old stand-by. Overhead athletes-- throwers, volleyball players, tennis players-- this one is especially important for you, but any type of athlete should do these to train their postural muscles in their upper back. Add these to your medicine ball circuits.
2016 US Olympic Marathon Trials runners, Ben Payne and Matt Williams, perform the Superman throw
by JJ Krutsinger, DPT
University of Colorado Health-Poudre Valley Hospital
Strength training in your torso and hips greatly influences power and velocity in your arms and legs. This relationship between your torso and your limbs is known as the "kinetic chain." Read this guest blog by our former intern for tips on how to snap your core into shape to gain greater power throughout your body.