Importance of Hip Flexor Strength

Hip flexor strength is vital for optimal performance in sprinting and jumping. Many athletes neglect hip flexor strengthening exercises in their training programs. During sprinting your hip flexor muscles assist in the recovery phase, when you bring your leg up and forward. These muscles are major contributors to stride frequency. Strong hip flexors are necessary for rotating the hip quickly to a flexed position and to prepare the foot for ground contact. Which can make a huge difference in a athletes top end speed. The hip flexor muscles are also highly involved during the counter movement prior to jumping. The counter movement is a spring or coiling action, making it very important for a h

How to Avoid Overtraining

A structured, well-balanced program is need to ensure that we are stressing our athletes enough to reach adaptation and growth but do not pu


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