Monthly Archives: January 2018

2 EXERCISES FOR IMPROVED HIP MOBILITY

To be explosive, move well, feel good AND have a great vertical, an athlete should have good hip mobility. Many athletes, especially basketball players, have tight hips. Tight hip flexors present a disadvantage for athletes. Tight hips can hinder an athlete’s use of his or her glutes. The glutes are one of the most important muscles for running fast and jumping high. In addition, tight hip flexors can prevent an athlete from being able to explode into triple extension. Triple extension is what Read more […]

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3 REASONS WHY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYERS SHOULD RUN TRACK IN THE OFFSEASON

The quickest way to impress a college coach is to be the quickest guy in a 40-Yard Dash. “The 40” is probably the most closely-watched drill at any combine, and posting a head-turning time can mean the difference between having multiple scholarship offers and fighting for preferred walk-on status. But running track won’t just help you run a faster 40 or help with¬†recruiting. It will make you an all-around better athlete, improving your on-field football performance in three ways. 1. You’ll Read more […]

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