Tag: plyometrics

Athletic Stiffness

Stiffness is often viewed as limited or decreased flexibility, particularly in the joints and muscles. While this type of stiffness is a reality, if we think of stiffness in simple physics terms, it is the extent to which a structure resists deformation in response to an applied force. That second definition is the one we are most concerned with when…

Ep 178 – Physiologic Age Versus Chronologic Age

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Ep 178 - Physiologic Age Versus Chronologic Age
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Physiologic age versus chronologic age…what a concept! The thought that you could look, feel, and perform younger than what’s on your driver’s license is powerful. And it’s true. The fountain of youth is the maintenance of ELASTICITY, and this is athleticism defined in a vibrant, youthful manner. Sprinting and jumping are the key. Adding acceleration, max velocity, change of direction,…

Ep169 – Mail Bag…Hopping, Jumping, Prehab, and Mobility!

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Ep169 - Mail Bag...Hopping, Jumping, Prehab, and Mobility!
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Another great listener Q & A show! PK & I answer questions from the audience on several great topics: What’s the difference between hopping and jumping? Just what is “prehab” and how is it used? What is the difference between flexibility and mobility…and how do they relate to agility? This podcast was brought to you by The Lifetime Athlete Coaching…