injury prevention

Injury when weightlifting, like all other sports, is to be avoided. The instance of injury will be minimal if you take all possible steps that eliminate the chances for them to occur first place.
Any fast-paced, high-impact, contact sport exposes athletes to risk, and If you play your heart out, there's a very real chance that you will suffer injuries during the course of your career.
What follows are simple hands-on tests that can determine where your injury lies.
By focusing on imbalances, you can correct deficiencies before they become serious or lead to injury.
Split lifts have fallen out of fashion among weightlifters, but they still have immense value as strength and conditioning tools.
We're human and not infallible. We all screw up from time to time. Here is a short list of what I believe are the common training transgressions.
Unlike most overuse injuries, IT band syndrome can sideline even the most experienced runners.
Your legs were meant to do more than programmed movement patterns.
Not everybody should have a heavy barbell on their backs.
There are no inherently dangerous exercises, just instances when demand exceeds current capacity.
Whether a movement can be called functional depends on the needs of the individual.
Getting injured at some point is unavoidable, but there are strategies that will improve your odds of staying healthier, longer.
I call out all the fitness specialists who would have you believe they can prevent sport and training-related injury.
When you run slow, you run sloppy.
Listen closely when you experience pain. Your body is trying to tell you something.
These movements won't get you more Instagram followers, but they will keep you fit until the final whistle of the season.
A body built for high performance starts with the core.