3 Strategies to Prevent Youth Baseball Injuries
With baseball season right around the corner, young players all across the country are getting ready to get on the diamond and perform. However, just as...
Is Acute: Chronic Workload Ratio (ACWR) Effective?
Training load and athletic injuries have long been synonymous, thus the number of studies aiming to quantify their precise relation has spiked in recent decades. One of the most popular [...]
Underrated Causes of Hamstring Strains
Hamstring injuries are still all too common in athletics, however, the scientific community is discovering more about the inner workings of the several mechanisms responsible for causing these painful injuries. [...]
Your Playing Surface Matters
This is a true story. I'm a personal trainer. I worked with an NFL player who had been in the league for 8 years. He worked hard in the offseason, [...]
12 Answers to Common Fitness Questions
Over the years of training people, I always engage in conversations discussing questions that repeat themselves in one form or another. How can I lose weight the fastest? Does lifting [...]
How Bad is My Sprained Ankle?
Ankle sprains are the most common type of injury in sports, especially basketball. Each year, millions of dollars are spent in emergency rooms nationwide treating ankle injuries. 85% percent of [...]
What is Shoulder Impingement? How to Avoid It and Treat It
Shoulder impingement syndrome affects many sports. Baseball, softball, tennis, volleyball, and swimming athletes are the most affected. How does shoulder impingement syndrome develop? The rotator cuff tendon crosses through [...]
Run Faster and Reduce Your Injury Rate With Higher Step Counts
Running is the most popular form of rigorous physical activity in the world. We use it in sports, exercise, and play. Prior to cars, running was the fastest mode of [...]
Tua Tagovailoa’s Scary Head Injury
If the NFL was using sub-concussion protocols, it might have saved Tua Tagovailoa from a second more severe head injury. However, I don't think the way he was slammed and [...]
An Injury Prevention Plan for Athletes
Injuries in young athletes are common; unfortunately, elbow, shoulder, and knee injuries are on the verge of becoming very common, having parents foot the bill in the amount of a [...]