Back in the day, height was the first option for sports like basketball, volleyball, football, soccer, etc. Fast forward to today, a lot of people have started to prove that aside from natural height, there are other ways to compete. But how do the ‘vertically challenged’ (I’m only 5′ 7″) go toe to toe with… Read More
Is it Possible to Adjust the Intensity of Plyometric Push-up Exercises & Train Athletes’ Muscle Power by Correctly Interpreting GRF-based Parameters?
Research Paper Title The Effect of Variation of Plyometric Push-Ups on Force-Application Kinetics and Perception of Intensity. Background To examine differences between ground-reaction-force (GRF)-based parameters collected from 5 types of plyometric push-ups. Between-trials reliability and the relationships between parameters were also assessed. Methods Thirty-seven highly active commando soldiers performed 3 trials of 5 variations of… Read More
5 Minute Cardio Exercise You Can Do At Home
When you mention cardio, people usually think of jumping around in classes or running all over the country seeking the runner’s high. While aerobics classes and jogging are considered cardio, cardiovascular exercise has a much broader scope and can be incorporated into almost every form of exercise. What is Cardio Exercise? In simple terms, cardiovascular… Read More
Four Exercises That Might be Making Your Knee Pain Worse (& What to do Instead)
Even if you love boot camp fitness classes, your knees might have a different opinion. While boot camp classes are great for getting your heart rate up, building strength, and burning calories, they also are often comprised of exercises that, when done incorrectly, are not great for your knees. Listed below are four highly common… Read More
What are the Effects of British Army Footwear on Ground Reaction Force & Temporal Parameters during British Army Foot-Drill?
Research Paper Title The Effects of British Army Footwear on Ground Reaction Force and Temporal Parameters of British Army Foot-Drill. Background High rates of occupational training-related lower-limb musculoskeletal [MSK] overuse injuries are reported for British Army recruits during basic training. Foot-drill is a repetitive impact loading occupational activity and involves striking the ground violently with… Read More
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