ACL

Exercise of the Month

Exercise of the Month- Single leg straight leg deadlift variation

Back to Basics

As athletes return to training for their sports, one of the key factors that will help them succeed is starting with the basics.  For most people, activity levels for the past few months have been relatively lower and less sport-specific, which can lead to deconditioning.  For youth athletes, it is possible that they went through a growth spurt, and so need some time to adjust and build back their comfort level with skills they had already mastered.

Dynamic vs Static Stretching

Which way of stretching is better? Dynamic or static stretching?

 

Limiting Injuries When Returning to Organized Sports

After spending time away from organized activities, there will be an understood eagerness to quickly return to previous levels of practice and competition. That being said, young athletes and performers are best protected by 

Compete Offers Online and Virtual Training and Rehab Programs

Our online and virtual sessions goal is to navigate you through a personalized training or rehab program when you are unable to meet with our staff in person. Compete now offers sports performance, personal training, and sports rehab programs that fit your specific needs. 

Consistency of Training

Reaching goals is the easy part; maintaining them is the tough part. Be

consistent in your training to maintain your goals

Returning to Play After an Injury

Injuries occur in sports. Some require rest, some rehab, sometimes treatment and modifications to activity are necessary in order to get the athlete back into competition. Every injury and every athlete is different so there is no black and white answer to how fast or what is needed to return to play. When an injury occurs, it is smart to seek out advice from a medical professional such as 

Exercise of the Month

Single leg box squat

ACL Prevention

One of the most dreaded injuries in all of sports would be tearing of the ACL (which stands for anterior cruciate ligament). This ligament crosses the front portion of the knee along with the PCL, which sits just behind it to form an “X”.

Use These Two Exercises to Help Prevent ACL Injuries

An Anterior Cruciate Ligament or ACL tear is one of the more feared injuries in sports, especially football. The ACL is the main stabilizing ligament of the knee joint and does not heal on it’s own. When an ACL ruptures it needs to be surgically repaired in order for the joint to be stable and function normally. Recovery from an ACL tear can take from six to 

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