Functional Biomechanics

When Swimming Drills Don’t Work

When Swimming Drills Don’t Work

Unfortunately, working harder doesn’t always mean we get faster. Every athlete’s body moves a bit differently. It’s important to know how your body moves in all directions within your sport. Then, you need to know the most effective movement patterns for that sport. With this knowledge, drills can be designed that will maximize your improvements and reduce the risk of…

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What’s the Deal with Orthotics?

What’s the Deal with Orthotics?

There are all different types of orthotics depending on your individual needs and budget.  When looking at orthotics, consider cost, function and the science of successful orthotics. Orthotics enable your foot to interact better with the ground. Whether it’s a $10 generic insert, “custom selected” drugstore device (about $50), heat molded retail type ($50-$125), “step in custom” casting or “hand…

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