This concept was originally sparked for me after watching and reading some of Mike Reinold’s work relating to injuries in major league baseball. The concept has lots of angles, but in a simple way (from what I gathered) he brings up how the problem with high injury rates in major league baseball might not
About a month ago, I posted the link to Part 1 (find the first podcast by clicking here) of this podcast with Dr. Eldridge. We talked about some really interesting concepts about gymnastics injury, training, issues related to strength and conditioning, and my using integrated gymnastics pre-hab in your gyms.
There are a lot of different ways that coaches and gymnasts can increase the difficulty with core stability drills. Building good core stability is huge to both gymnastics performance and also trying to ensure protection against injury risk. Building proper core strength and proper core stability are both important. One
Over this weekend I had the chance to attend a two day course on something known as the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA). In a nutshell, the SFMA is an assessment tool that medical professionals use to investigate the factors contributing to someones injury/pain. It was taught by some really
There are certain areas that gymnasts can develop tightness and stiffness in, due to the nature of the sport, how we train, and other factors related to our daily movements. I know as soon as some people hear “gymnast” they assume the athlete has rubber band like mobility all over. Even though there are