Author Archives: Micro Training

What if you feel “hip thrust” in hams and(or) low back instead of glutes?

Howdy, Hip thrust is a very useful exercise, popularized by the “Glute guy” (Bret Contreras). We all know how the major hip extensors important are for overall health/injury prev., and performance – so we need to strengthen them a lot. This one is maybe not that important for improving sprint and acceleration, as people thought,

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READING RECOMMENDATIONS 12

1. 5 Updates to My In-Season Training By Mike Robertson (8/8/16) I’ve been doing this physical preparation thing for 16 years now, and it’s safe to say I’ve learned a thing or two along the way… 2. 5 Thoughts on Sprinting By Mike Robertson (10/3/14) I’m a huge believer that if you really want to

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READING RECOMMENDATIONS 11

1. Random Thoughts on Sports Performance Training – Installment 19 By Eric Cressey (on June 17, 2016) 2. Developing a Complete Basketball Player By Mike Robertson (on June 14, 2016) So, what are the physical tools that every basketball player should be working on? Good read because Mike simplifies things always! 3. In multibillion-dollar business

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QUESTION FOR COACH 6 (Dr Nicholas Licameli)

LUKA KOVACEVIC: Do you think that looking up in a deadlift could result in damage of the intervertebral discs by multiplying “micro traumas” or cause some another obstruction? Short-term and long-term consequences… Dr. NICHOLAS LICAMELI: Is looking up during a deadlift a big deal in the short-term? As with many topics in exercise science, I

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