Posts Tagged ‘injury’

Opinion: Stressed Out? Take Your Time

The other day, I decided to go for a run outside. This is a typical activity here in the city, but you might be interested to know that I don’t run, like ever. I never particularly enjoyed it, and my lack of attention to the monotony of running doesn’t help. But considering that it was…

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How to Land Like a Cat

Do you land like a cat during athletic movements in sports or exercise? No matter if you like running, sports, or just working out, here’s why this matters. In this segment, Jeff Halevy and Staff Coach Dan Cerone explain the proper mechanics to absorb force and stay healthy, whether on the trail, the field, or…

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Opinion: Let’s Face It, You Hate Running

Hear me out on this one. A lot of people say that they enjoy running, but there is a good chance that all of them actually hate it. Let’s face it, when you’re in the moment, running doesn’t actually feel pleasant. It’s hard to find joy when you’re out on the trail or the road,…

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Opinion: Should You Listen to Your Body?

Hitting the gym entails a lot of different factors. We have goals, whether it’s to lose weight, put on muscle, or run a 6-minute mile. They require motivation and drive to elicit the change we’re seeking. This motivation probably comes from some sort of realization; it could’ve been a humbling doctor’s visit or even a…

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Opinion: The Dark Side of Soccer Success

This week, the US men’s soccer team failed to qualify for the World Cup. Although it is the most popular sport in the world, soccer has to compete against football, baseball, basketball, and hockey here in the US, and the loss represents another hurdle to the development of the sport and its players on a…

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How To Conquer Rotation-based Low Back Pain

With the US Open wrapping up this weekend, it couldn’t be more timely to post the third part of this series on rotation-based low back pain. While the first two parts of this series focused specifically on golf, the key points of this series can also 100% apply to tennis, and baseball as well. You…

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How Playing Golf Can Hurt You

In our last blog on this topic, I explained how playing golf can actually hurt you. Today, I will go more in depth into the injury mechanisms in a golf swing that are responsible. Once again, studies have shown that low-back pain accounts for anywhere from 18-54% of golf injuries. Injuries of the knees, hips,…

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Is Playing Golf Actually Hurting You?

Golf is one of the most popular sports in America, particularly among adults. Here in the city, I’ve seen my fair share of people both around my age (26, although some people still believe I’m 21…) and way older lugging around their golf clubs on the weekends, presumably to hit the driving range or a…

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How to Quit Straining Your Hamstring

If you watch sports, it always seems as if someone new gets afflicted with a hamstring injury every single day. It’s currently baseball season, and so far this year the Mets have appeared to be particularly susceptible. I think at least 3 Mets have been sidelined due to hamstring issues, and this video of second…

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