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3 Mistakes Coaches Make When Training Women

Today’s guest post comes from strength and conditioning guru Tony Gentilcore. As one of the premier strength coaches and co-founder of Cressey Sports Performance, Tony knows how to train people and get results. There are many misconceptions in strength training women. Tony provides a great article on some of the mistakes he commonly sees when […]

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Beighton Scale Laxity Instability

Laxity Does Not Mean Instability

Don’t automatically assume a lot of laxity is a bad thing, in fact many professional athletes possess a high amount of laxity. Remember laxity is normal, does not mean instability, does not mean you have a clinical syndrome, and something you can control with the right program.

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Base of Support and Core Stability

Building athletes isn’t always just about strength and power, it’s also about movement quality and control. Watch for compensations at the base of support for signs of poor lumbopelvic and core stability.

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Band Resisted Horizontal Abduction with a Press

A New Exercise for Shoulder, Scapula, and Core Control

Here is an exercise that works shoulder, scapula, & core control. I’m a fan of exercises that promote strength & stability in one exercise.

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How Does Laxity Influence Program Design?

Today’s article is a guest post from Sam Sturgis regarding the influence of joint laxity on program design.

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Assessing Shoulder and Scapular Dynamic Mobility

Assessing Shoulder and Scapular Dynamic Mobility

A thorough assessment of the shoulder must look at the posture and dynamic mobility of both the shoulder and scapula. More importantly, we need to assess the interaction between the shoulder and scapula and not look at the two in isolation.

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Functional Stability Training for the Upper Body

Functional Stability Training for the Upper Body

My latest educational program with Eric Cressey, Functional Stability Training for the Upper Body, is now available!

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Yoga Stability Push Up

I’ve recently been playing around with a variation of the yoga push up on an unstable surface. The yoga push up exercise integrates a push up with a plus with the downward dog yoga position. You can also perform this exercise on an unstable surface, such as a stability ball to enhance stability of the […]

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