Tag Archives: Injury Prevention

Book Review: Original Strength for the Tactical Athlete

Book Review: Original Strength for the Tactical Athlete

“When all else fails, Press Reset.” – Original Strength The Original Strength system has been a staple of my training for years. The system focuses on using developmental movement patterns to unlock reflexive strength and allow you to “Press Reset”. In layman’s terms, we sit A LOT and as a results our bodies have forgotten how to move… Continue Reading

Hand Care: Protect Calluses to Keep Training

Hand Care: Protect Calluses to Keep Training

If your training involves deadlifts, pull-ups, kettlebell swings, or loaded carries, you will get calluses on your hands. If you leave the calluses unchecked, eventually they will get pinched in training and either form a blood blister or rip. Both outcomes are painful and can put an end to your training. Luckily hand care for both… Continue Reading

Global Gut-Smash: One Drill to Mobilize your Abdominal Muscles and Help with Low Back Pain

Global Gut-Smash: One Drill to Mobilize your Abdominal Muscles and Help with Low Back Pain

When it comes to mobility drills, I’m hesitant to get all click-baity and recommend “One secret drill that will help everything (chiropractors HATE IT!)”. I believe that every Officer should spend serious time exploring mobility drills and find out what works for them. A great way to do that is by picking up Kelly Starrett’s Becoming a Supple Leopard –… Continue Reading

Prevent Injuries with a Mobility Routine

Every Officer can benefit from Mobility Work Mobility is being able to effectively move the body through it’s entire range of motion. The idea of mobility work can be a boring one at first glance. It doesn’t seem to make us stronger, faster, or lose fat. However following a dedicated mobility routine is one of… Continue Reading

Warm-Ups: The Secret to Preventing Injuries

An effective warm up routine is great tool for preventing injuries. When it comes to exercise topics, discussing warming up is not a sexy topic. However having an effective warm up with targeted goals can prevent injury and better prepare you for your workout. Some days it can be tempting to skip warming up all… Continue Reading

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