Tag: Hamstring

Negative-Accentuated Glute-Ham Raise

November 13, 2020 | John Paul Catanzaro

The Sicilian Crunch put me on the map many moons ago. Consider this as the reverse action. It’s a negative-accentuated glute-ham raise emphasizing ...

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A Better Way To Stretch The Hamstrings

May 16, 2017 | John Paul Catanzaro

When it comes to static stretching, the frequency of exposure is important. You must stretch daily, even multiple times a day, for a good month to se...

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Stretching as a Diagnostic for Sciatic Nerve Irritation

May 19, 2015 | John Paul Catanzaro

https://youtu.be/S_d3xxF2HuY Stretching can be used as a diagnostic to test for possible impingement of spinal nerves. Straight leg raising, fo...

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Heal Like Wolverine (Part 4)

March 26, 2015 | John Paul Catanzaro

The Inevitable Truth Whether it’s during competition or training, injuries are bound to happen. It’s part of the game. If you play with any fo...

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Accommodating Assistance on the Nordic Hamstring Curl

February 12, 2015 | John Paul Catanzaro

Back in the mid-1950s, Dr. Arthur Steindler introduced the concept of open kinetic chain (OKC) and closed kinetic chain (CKC) movements. In a nutshe...

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Accommodating Assistance on the Nordic Hamstring Curl

September 15, 2013 | John Paul Catanzaro

https://youtu.be/xcdVCONSgNw A good way to get strong on the Nordic hamstring curl is to use accommodating assistance from a lat pulldown machin...

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