Super proud and excited to be working with Jennifer Goodwin! She is a previous fitness model who has unfortunately developed a multitude of problems and disorders including severe shoulder pain with torn rotators in one shoulder, hip replacement and Lime disease among others. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Jennifer loves to train and has been searching for a coach that could help to accomplish some hypertrophy goals while attempting to stay out of pain. She’s been making great progress, with more to come!
Jump training is a multifactorial activity. It’s important to create a strength base for power development to be supported. Next comes the ability to decelerate body weight violently. After that the athlete needs to prepare the body for explosive jumps. Once these last two abilities are developed, plyometrics can be implemented, which will help the body to create elastic strength and power; picture having to jump multiple times in rapid succession to obtain a rebound in basketball. Further, plyometrics will help to enhance an athlete’s stretch reflex more efficiently and thus jump higher while moving. It then becomes important to create more strength and power with weighted activities such as weighted jumps and speed deadlifts and squats. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Box Jump > Depth Drop > Depth Jump > Hurdle Jumps > Weighted Box Jump > Speed Deadlift ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ There is a very systematic way to load the weighted activities, progress the force absorption activities and build strength to continue enhancing power development. Everything from the height of the boxes, to the weights selected, to the surface used, to the rest periods implemented make a tremendous difference in results. Make sure to test things out if you don’t have a coach guiding you through these, or ask me about how I can help you advance your vertical jump and speed training for sport!
Strength? Muscle building? Physical therapy? Conditioning? It can do it all! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Another article at the top of the page for #thinkreps. This week was a great one! Learn about the multiple uses and methods of use for Blood Flow Restriction Training (a.k.a. Katsu, a.k.a Occlusion). ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
@velocitywla will be in #sandiego with a small representative for this amazing event! #repost @womensstrengthcoalition with @get_repost ・・・ Pull For Pride, Nationwide! Happening in 7 different cities this June. Save the date(s). Registration opening MARCH 1ST. More information (as well as a VERY special guest announcement for NYC) coming soon! Go to womensstrengthcoalition.com/pullforpride to learn more. . Atlanta: Saturday, June 16th @AKCrossfit Benefitting: Lost N Found Youth . New York City: Saturday, June 16th @MurderofCrowsBarbellClub Benefiting: Ali Forney Center . D.C.: Saturday, June 9th @BalanceGym (Thomas Circle Location) Benefiting: Casa Ruby . Richmond, Virginia: Saturday, June 16th @richmondbalance804 Benefitting: Diversity Richmond . Minneapolis: Saturday, June 23rd @movementmn Benefitting: Avenues for Homeless Youth . San Diego: Date TBD @CrossfitFortius Benefitting: TBD . Pennsylvania: Saturday, June 16th @McKennasGym Benefitting: Pride Program at Valley Youth House . #pullforpride#strengthforall#strongertogether
@velocitywla sport performance coaches @kaizenathleticperformance and @getyourbellrung show some FUNdamental in youth training! It's not all about speed, power and agility.. we incorporate basic skills, coordination, balance and injury prevention. That's why our young athletes achieve terrific results. We make it fun and we make it work! Coach Ted Sloan: "This is one of my favorite games to play with my youth athletes. This works hand I coordination like no other and if you’ve ever had goals to be able to juggle, they can help you progress it really quickly. If you have two people playing the game is intended to be performed with three total balls. The goal is to keep one ball in the air at all times. When the person holding two balls starts the round, the receiving player has to toss their ball before they catch the incoming ball. This repeats until someone drops one of their balls. The same rules apply when playing with more than two people, except there’s one extra ball added for each person who joins. The player who starts with two balls can toss to whomever they want, however only the receiving player can then toss their ball to a new target. In the round with three players, our new player had not played before as you can see he is throwing the ball as soon as he receives it." #velocitywla#youthtraining#speed#power#agility#coordination#balance#reactiontime#fundamentals#injuryprevention#strength#conditioning#sportperformance
The last 6-months of my training life has evolved tremendously. My body finally began to break down from a decade of sleep issues and training my body hard in the gym. I found Qigong and Martial Arts to help me train my body and create something that pushes me to train, instead of training to train. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ For those of you unfamiliar, Qigong is one of the four pillars of ancient Chinese Medicine. It is a practice similar but different from Tai Chi in that Tai Chi is actually a form of Martial Art when practiced properly. Qigong in the other hand uses a series of movements that help to create proper energy flow to all of the organs and energy meridians in the body. This can help to revitalize is internally, create energy, natural meditation, so it helps cognitively, and it can help to further enhance self healing and martial arts capabilities. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ It helps to nourish the body and mind simultaneously! I love my Qigong and I hope to practice for the rest of my life. If you want to learn more about it, shoot me a question! Repost: @shifuyanlei
#flexfriday#fittip for ya! SO glad to see you babes out there crushing those wellness goals but i’m seeing WAY too much of this happening in the gym lately! See below for proper form Tips! 💪🏻 . DONT FORGET to sign up for the 7 Day FREE WORKOUT + SELF LOVE CHALLENGE starting on the 22nd - lots of amazing prizes! Click the link in my bio to sign up! . 🍑🍑The Glute Kickback can either be a great GLUTE BUILDER OR it can be a COMPLETE BACK DESTROYER! 🙅🏻See below for what NOT to do and what TO do! . ❌ Standing upright causing crazy back hyperextension (Ouch!! 🙈) ❌ Core disengaged ❌ Supporting leg completely straight ❌ Kicking leg upwards instead of straight back ❌ Using momentum to drive the leg back and not controlling the negative. . ✔️Bend over so your back stays NEUTRAL (straight)! 💪🏻 ✔️Core ENGAGED and ribcage down. ✔️Kicking straight BACK, slow and controlled, really squeezing that booty at the top ✔️ Supporting leg slightly bent to allow for full ROM ✔️ Let your glutes do all the work and focus on remaining controlled on the negative (the way down) . Leave a comment below if that was helpful or if you have any questions! Lets protect those backs babes! 🍑💪🏻#YourSoulSexy