Injury prevention 101!

How to most efficiently prevent injury! In my eye’s injury prevention is the most important part of being able to live the lifestyle you want. We’ve all had pain of some description that has hindered our ability to partake in activities that we’d like to be able to. In this post I’ll share with you the 3 (really 4) ways in which I promote injury prevention so that you can decrease the likelihood of injury and optimise your life. Key points about exercise-based injuries: Almost all exercise-based injuries I’ve seen have been load based injuries, which happen due to: 1.       Too much load (e.g. Squatting with too much load causing injury) 2.       Loading applied too often (e.g. Increased frequency and duration of running causing injury) 3.       Unusual loading (e.g. incorrect technique or rolling of the ankle) The Three S’s (and 1 M) of injury prevention: Get strong! Strength training improves … Read More