Powerlifting

7 Key Factors for Successful Crossfit Performance Post-Rehabilitation

2023-12-20T01:09:20-05:00December 21st, 2018|Categories: Physical Therapy Articles, Sports Medicine Articles, Crossfit Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The sport of Crossfit continues to evolve; asking the most elite athletes in the world to perform seemingly superhuman physical tasks. While the sport continues to test the boundaries of human form, there is always an ability to scale the movements for those more lay people, like myself. What is Crossfit? Crossfit defines itself as “constantly varied functional movements performed at high intensity”. The most important principle to keep in mind when approaching an apparently impossible workout is the intended [...]

Improving Overhead Position in Weightlifting

2023-12-21T14:41:37-05:00August 12th, 2018|Categories: Performance Enhancement Articles, Strength Training Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Achieving a perfect overhead position in weightlifting is not an easy task. The grip used to perform a “clean and jerk” or “push press” or the slightly wider grip used to complete a “snatch” or “overhead squat” requires a tremendous amount of mobility, strength and neuromuscular control. Here are four easy methods to improve the overhead position and the stability while overhead: The Box Stretch Figure 1. Box Stretch A common limitation in overhead mobility is tightness in [...]

Functional Strength Training is for You & Everyone Else Too

2018-11-07T18:53:01-05:00April 11th, 2018|Categories: Injury Prevention Articles, Sports Medicine Articles, Performance Enhancement Articles, Strength Training Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

"Strength training" has come to be synonymous with Crossfit, powerlifting and Olympic lifting, which can be highly intimidating to those of us who are wanting to stay healthy, but have no prior experience in the previous matters. However, functional strength training is vital for injury prevention, despite fitness level, and can be scaled for everyone. Our bodies are pretty incredible. Without our conscious thought they coordinate our movements, fight infections, regulate our heart beat and temperature, and digest food amongst [...]

10 Minute Pilates Warm Up

2018-11-19T19:12:55-05:00October 25th, 2017|Categories: Physical Therapy Articles, General Information, Pilates Articles, Prevention Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Looking for a Great 10 Minute Pilates Warm-up? Do you find yourself waking up early, a little stiff from your night’s sleep, but wanting to get that early morning run or walk in before work?  Or maybe you prefer after work, but find yourself feeling tight after driving in rush-hour traffic. Before you hit the road, you think about warming up all of the important muscle groups used in running and walking, but want something quick, yet effective!  Here are [...]

Moving Better // Redcord x Pilates

2023-12-14T03:23:00-05:00October 4th, 2017|Categories: Physical Therapy Articles, Redcord Neurac Articles, Pilates Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

How do we Integrate Pilates and Redcord to Help Patients Move Better? Two exercise modalities offered at One on One are Redcord and Pilates. Both can be enormously beneficial to patients in rehabilitation, transitioning to fitness, and in maintaining strength and preventing injury or re-injury. Not only do these two modalities enhance rehabilitation and fitness alone, but they also compliment each other. When we get injured, compensatory patterns of movement and muscle engagement take hold. Often those patterns persist for [...]

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