The Performance Life
Preseason has started, and I’m about to die. I know students everywhere are facing the challenges of a new school year and new sports seasons, so I’ll write again soon about how I’m dealing with those challenges.
Well at Work
You don’t need a gym in your office to organize a fun fitness challenge. Pick up an inexpensive and portable door-mount pull-up bar and follow the steps below:
Reduce your risk for injury by paying extra attention to your hips, trunk, and shoulders, says Sue Falsone, head physical therapist for Athletes' Performance and the Los Angeles Dodgers. In this video, Falsone explains the challenges for baseball players and how a long term injury prevention plan can pay dividends on the field.
Q: I have a hamstring injury and am trying to avoid any type of deadlift move. What can I due instead of deadlifts?
The Performance Life
Our trip to South America has come to an end. The last days in Rio de Janeiro were beautiful—the Copa Cabana, Ipanema Beach, and the Christ the Redeemer statue were some of the most impressive things I have ever seen.
Q: I've fractured my left wrist and am out of two-hand commission for the next five weeks. I'd like to have a program that will allow me to maintain some kind of strength and conditioning. – Larry
Q: I herniated L5 S1 disc in my back last summer and re-injured it again this spring. I have tightness in the left hamstring and calf. I am an avid cyclist. I just finished my first week of your "Decreasing Pain and Tightness" training program. Will these exercises help my injury or should they be modified based on my problem? – Justin, Fort Polk, LA
Q: The Energy Systems Development (ESD) durations seem really short to me. Is 14 minutes really enough time to gain benefits, or should I extend the time to what I'm comfortable with? The workout-time-options limit you to 90 minutes, but I often have more time and was just wondering if I should increase my ESD time when I do. – Jolette, Bar Harbor, ME
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Train an often overlooked area with this mini-workout from Core Performance’s founder.
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