Learn about functional training risks in this article authored by The BioMechanics Method creator (Justin Price) for IDEA Health and Fitness Association (IDEA). This article is full of useful information to help safeguard you and your clients from injury and improve performance when engaged in functional training and high intensity exercise activities.
- About functional training biomechanics
- How the lower back and hips are affected by functional exercises
- Common imbalances of the lower back and hips that can affect functional training exercises like squats, lunges and running
- How the upper back and shoulders are affected by functional exercises
- Common imbalances of the upper back and shoulders that can affect functional training exercises like rowing, pushups and pullups
- How to identify musculoskeletal imbalances in the lower back, hips, upper back and shoulders that might put you and your clients at risk during functional training
- Various corrective exercises to lessen the chance for injury to the lower back, hips, upper back and shoulders during functional training
- How to improve your functional training performance
Reducing Functional Training Risks for a Lifetime
Understanding the biomechanics of functional training and how to assess and correct any muscle and movement dysfunction will help you enjoy high intensity functional training for years to come.
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