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11 Feb 2019

How to Prevent Injuries with 3 Essential Hamstring Assessments

2019-07-30T09:26:00-05:00By |

Since an injured athlete cannot compete or even practice, injury reduction is the most important benefit of a well designed and executed strength program. Sprinting has a high incidence of hamstring strains, even with elite sprinters. Both Usain Bolt and Andre De Grasse have sustained hamstring strains in world competition. But, athletes are not helpless [...]

21 Dec 2017

8 Types of Yoga For Athletes

2018-06-25T11:54:53-05:00By |

The Benefits of Yoga for Athletes The health benefits from regular yoga practice cover a broad spectrum, ranging from flexibility to strength.  For athletes, yoga can benefit them tremendously in terms recovery and from a restorative point of view.  There are many different types or styles of yoga practice. For those just starting out, it [...]

12 Dec 2017

Enhancing Recovery After Workouts with Body Tempering and Buffering

2019-05-24T09:48:32-05:00By |

Improving Muscular Recovery with Body Tempering and Buffering There has been a significant increase different implements and massage to speed the recovery of athletes post workout. Two methods that are gaining popularity which we use on our athletes are buffering massage and body tempering. These methods have become an integral part of our program because [...]

10 Dec 2017

Preventing and Testing Knee Pain: The Modified Thomas Test

2019-07-30T09:34:53-05:00By |

There’s a saying in the sports performance industry “If you’re not assessing, your guessing”.  At Higher Power Training (HPT), when we first start with an athlete, we spend 75 to 90 minutes performing our “Comprehensive Athletic Performance Assessment (CAPA)”.  Within the CAPA we perform muscle balance screens to identify any underlying imbalances that are either [...]