I have posted before about recovery routines before, elements of which can used after both sports training and weight training sessions. I have also spoken before about the need for deep belly breathing post training also. In brief using deep belly breathing we can re-establish parasympathetic dominance and get out of stressed state training encourages. I find many athletes jump off the mat and straight out the door, investing sometime in ‘coming down’ will help kick start your recovery and reduce training stress. These come via Cal Dietz of university of Minnesota, I’ve been experimenting with them myself and with some of my athletes post training and we’ve really been feeling the benefits. Give one or all of these a try after your next training session.
Heres a program for you if you struggle with conventional squats or movements that place a lot of pressure on your back. I’ve been tinkering with the triphasic format (focus on specific eccentric, isometric and concentric movement) for a while now, trying different exercise selections and…Continue reading
Athlete monitoring using apps, straps and tablets is all the rage. The array of amount of information on the subject can be dazzling. Objective measurement such as HRV, Omegawave, velocity measuring, GPS offer us more insight into what is happening to our athletes than ever….Continue reading
Ignore the clickbait inspired title. You may recall from previous post that ACL tears are a bit of problem in grappling and MMA especially in females. I’ve spoken before about the need for direct hamstring work when it comes to helping athletes prevent and bounce…Continue reading
In a previous post I talked about Warming-up to workout the flipside to warming up is warming down and recovery work. Often overlooked or not considered is the impact you can make in expediting the recovery process, as soon as you finish your last rep…Continue reading