Stability in Five: Trunk Stability and the Squat

Two exercises to incorporate into your warm-up prior to squats to prepare the trunk for anti-rotational demands. Happy Squatting!  

Can you Pistol Squat?

Open 2017 is upon us, and I anticipate pistols this year.   Do you have yours? When coaching, I often see athletes struggling with the pistol.  It takes mobility.  Balance.  Single leg strength.  And, the ability to flex the lumbar spine. Take a watch, give it a try, and let me know your results! Exercise… Read More

Injury Nutrition in Acute Musculoskeletal Injuries

Injury Nutrition in Acute Musculoskeletal Injuries By Henry Mercier, ATC Remember when your Mom or Dad harped on you to eat the last bit of vegetables or chicken at dinner before going to play? Did they emphasize it more after a sprained ankle or fractured arm? Maybe they should have. Evidence shows that nutrition can… Read More