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Get a Jump on Workouts with Plyometric Training

Your quickness, coordination, balance, power, explosiveness, speed and strength are all components of plyometric training. What’s that big word mean? It’s simple: it’s jump training, and it can really improve any aspect of your routine, since power can drive performance. While speed may be the primary component track & field athletes consider as their seasons get started, plyometrics and the way it can boost other aspects of athletic performance are a reason why we recommend it, even if you’re no track star. Read More »
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ACL Rehab: Weight Bearing v. Non-Weight Bearing exercise selection

An estimated 200,000 anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are sustained annually in the United States. There is a need for sports medicine clinicians to understand the mechanical properties of the ACL, the ACL reconstructed knee and how different exercises and technique variations play a role in ACL loading. Read More »
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A Threat to Young Female Athletes

Too much intense exercise, hectic schedules and too few calories can put teen girls and young women at risk for what’s known as female athlete triad. While well-known to physicians, especially those in orthopedic, sports medicine, as well as doctors with teen patients, it’s mostly unrecognized outside of those circles. Read More »
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The Mind of a Champion

Whether you’re a competitive athlete, weekend warrior or fitness fanatic – you dedicate hours of time to improving your physical strength and skills. Have you ever considered the importance of developing your mental toughness too? What is Sports Psychology? Sports psychology focuses on strengthening an athlete’s mind in order to overcome obstacles, enhance performance and achieve goals. Read More »
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The ARC Program: Bridging the Gap

The safe return to competition after orthopedic injury is a grueling process that must include a team of professionals working together to help the athlete as a whole. The rehabilitation team, including the orthopedic surgeons, physical therapists, athletic trainers and even coaches must work together to consider all the aspects regarding rehabilitation and the needs of the athlete. Read More »
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The Top 10 Benefits of Warwick Workouts Training

Newcomers to the Warwick Workouts‘ approach to basketball training often ask us why our system works. While there are literally thousands of little things we could show them, we try to keep it simple. So if you’re new to our work, here’s a look at the Top 10 reasons why the basketball player in your life can improve his or her game with our help. Read More »
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