Asymmetry – “a lack of equality or equivalence between parts or aspects of something; lack of symmetry.” As an athlete, the chances are high that you have an asymmetry, or two or three, somewhere in your body. This lack of equality between your left and right sides, or front (anterior) and back (posterior) can show up in a number of … Read More
In sports, the greatest athletes make the most incredible feats look effortless. It’s the gracefulness of their actions and reactions that appears as a free-flow of energy. That is fluidity. It’s what all athletes should strive for. And that means you. If instead of fluid, you’ve been feeling stiffer, slower, and “softer,” both in the gym and come playtime…read on. … Read More
It amazes me the number of athletes who are “living” on a daily basis with low back pain (LBP). Lots of players are down-and-out right now. Others are a “straw-that-broke-the-camel’s-back” injury away from debilitation. It’s a familiar episode that I can relate to because I’ve been through it. And many of my clients who walk into my office for the … Read More
If your aching shoulder is holding your back from pushing your fitness to the next level, this is for you. Over the years I’ve helped many people come back from shoulder injuries and, in some cases, even prevent surgery. I start by first understanding the history of your injury. When did it happen, how did it occur, what makes it … Read More
Let’s be clear from the start. I’m not advocating violence here. I’m advocating exercising a relentless effort to take on the constant challenges that make you a better athlete. One never-ending challenge that requires that kind of tenacious effort from you is your posture. But what does posture have to do with being a better athlete? Well…a ton. It can … Read More
Adam Friedman, CSCS, founder of Advanced Athletics, Inc. teaches correct seated posture.