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Lifts of a Nation

Lifts of a Nation

If you haven’t been so lucky to travel overseas this year, why not try and bring some multiculturalism into your training. Throwing in some variety to your training can help prevent against boredom and burnout. Follow this tour of strength training to feel like you’ve been around the world in 60 minutes.

What is the Posterior Chain?

What is the Posterior Chain?

One of the current buzzwords in health and fitness is the Posterior Chain. It is talked about anywhere from general fitness training, to elite sport and everywhere in between. Let’s have a closer look at what the Posterior Chain is and why it’s important.

In-Depth: The Nordic Curl for Hamstring Strain Injury Prevention

In-Depth: The Nordic Curl for Hamstring Strain Injury Prevention

Hamstring Strain Injuries (HSI) are one of the most common injuries sustained in team sports. HSI are the most common muscles injury in professional soccer, accounting for 37% (Ekstrand et al., 2011) and is the most common injury in AFL football (Orchard et al., 2011). It was predicted that in 2012 each individual HSI cost the AFL $40,021 (Hickey et al., 2014). Many protocols have been used to help prevent the risk of HSI, but none have been studied more than the humble Nordic Hamstring Curl (NHC). Let’s have a look at what it actually is and what the research says about it.