Hip Flexor Muscles Used in Sports Training

There are 7 hip flexor muscles on each side of the body  and they are prominent in nearly all sports activities, such as running, kicking, jumping and play a role in swinging a bat, golf club or tennis racket. Before we identify them, it might be helpful for some of you if we also refer … Continue reading Hip Flexor Muscles Used in Sports Training

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Drive Phase of Sprinting and Running: Muscles Involved.

If you want to improve your running speed it will be helpful to know the 3 phases of the running process and the muscles used in each phase. By understanding this you can train all the muscles used when running for faster running speed. This post will focus on the drive or push phase of running … Continue reading Drive Phase of Sprinting and Running: Muscles Involved.

Types of Resistance band exercises for sports training

When it comes to athletic speed training workouts with resistance bands in any sports training program there are basically two ways that people like to use them. One of them is by putting their muscles through repetitive concentric and eccentric contractions.  This would be similar to the motion you would do during a biceps curl exercise with … Continue reading Types of Resistance band exercises for sports training

How to Use Resistance Bands for Speed Training

We get lots of questions on how to use resistance bands for speed, especially when it comes to helping people run faster in any sport and as part of their speed training program for soccer, football, track and most any other sport where speed matters. Questions like how, or, where to attach them so they won’t easily … Continue reading How to Use Resistance Bands for Speed Training

Increase your Running Stride Length and Turnover Rate

One of the best ways to increase your running stride length and turnover rate is to develop strong hip flexor muscles.  These are powerful and long muscles located in the front side of each of your hips. They get called into action every time one of your legs gets fully extended behind you.  Above we can … Continue reading Increase your Running Stride Length and Turnover Rate