June 2017 Articles

Podcast Episode 23
Jun 19

Podcast Episode 23

Posted by Tom Barry

New Podcast Episode 23 - Training outside the groove In our new podcast studio Tom Barry records a test podcast with John Quint. The topic being discussed is the importance of training in new ranges of motion and how it will reduce the risk of injury. Hope you enjoy, Tom

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Training General to Be Specific
Jun 06

Training General to Be Specific

Posted by Tom Barry

In strength and conditioning we sometimes get too wrapped up in trying to mimic sports specific movements in our weight rooms. In my opinion this is a huge mistake as it creates an effect that is known as groove training. The training groove only allows an athlete to increase their tissue load bearing capacity in a given trained Range of Movement. We all know that in the world of professional sports and competition that movement occurs outside the “standard” normal R.O.M quiet often and usually quiet abruptly. Therefore, it is our goal as strength coaches to train our athletes to...

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