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Why is mobility important for CrossFit? Injury prevention Performance enhancement Injuries can happen for many reasons, but some common causes that relate to mobility is limited mobility in one joint causing another joint to compensate (for example lack of thoracic spine extension causing increased strain on the shoulders), or body limitations causing improper technique (for example increased forward lean of the torso in a squat due to tight ankles). Poor mobility can also cause performa...
Posted on 2017-10-20
Do you know that the pain and/or discomfort that you may be feeling may be a result of being inactive! This should raise a concern considering that the average person sits an estimated 10-15 hours a day between their commute to work, their actual desk work environment, and nightly screen time, etc. Prolonged sitting does not only negatively impact our muscle and joints, but also slows down our metabolism and cardiovascular health. To help improve the situation, companies are introducing ...
Posted on 2017-09-26
When thinking about concussions in sport, baseball is a sport in which the concussion risk is relatively low. Can concussions have a greater effect on baseball players?Effectively hitting a baseball requires excellent hand-eye coordination, strong visual acuity, quick reaction time, excellent attention and focus, and quick but accurate decision-making.In a very similar way, a concussion injury can affect many of these same skill sets, as well as hamper balance and motor coordination among o...
Posted on 2017-09-22
Occassionally, I feel little tweaks or tight spots in various parts of my body. More often than not I find myself asking others to massage a certain part of my body that is out of my reach, or toughing it out through the pain (bad idea). During these instances, I find myself wondering if there is a tool out there that can help me.I have stumbled accross that tool... THE SPIKEY BALL! The Spikey Ball has all kinds of applications from massaging pain points, increasing joint mobility, even i...
Posted on 2017-08-24
Improve your golf game this season - check out our latest guest appearance on the 'Swing Thoughts' podcast!"Kevin Honsberger joined the guys from the Swing Thoughts podcast recently to discuss how poor biomechanics is affecting your golf swing. Howard, Tim & Kevin talk about their personal and professional experiences surrounding golf, injury prevention and optimal performance." Click here to listen to 'Swing Thoughts' Episode: Seven Back to list
Posted on 2017-07-05
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