Category: Exercise Prescription

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Corrective exercise: what are we correcting?

For some reason I keep receiving emails extoling the virtues of ‘corrective exercise’. Whenever I hear the term ‘corrective exercise’ the question that always pops…

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What Stretching DOES and DOES NOT Do

When it comes to programming safe and effective exercise in training and rehabilitation plans, stretching has a long history a being staple. Some rehab and…

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When does biomechanics matter?

Side note:I originally wrote this for my blog in 2017. Greg Lehman has put a brilliant article of a similar name out for Physiotherapy Network….

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How to Minimize Injury Risk When Returning to Activity

As I write this article – the world is locked down thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. People are itching to get back to work, gyms,…

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Is Strength Important In Rehabilitation? Establishing the Priority

Is strength important in rehabilitation? Sure it is, isn’t it? This week we’re going to discuss perhaps just how important it is relative to other…

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How to Avoid Detraining And Limit Strength Losses In Lockdown

This blog is going take a detailed look at how to avoid detraining and limit strength losses in lockdown, plus a little on hypertrophy. Effects…

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What can we learn from the Telehealth move?

I am writing this in the midst of the COVID19 Pandemic that has shocked the world and is one of the biggest tests for our…

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Exercise ‘works’, but we have no idea how exercise works

Exercise is widely recommended for painful conditions, but many people in pain don’t respond well to exercise and we have no idea why. Through this…

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Why Every Kid Should Play Multiple Sports

If you’ve been paying attention to youth sports over the last few decades, you’ve probably noticed a similar trend. Winter rolls around, and Little Johnny,…

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