Eccentric Hamstrings, Heart Rate Variability, and Compression Garments

Catch up on all my latest content and articles to read from around the web. This week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from Dean Somerset, Mike Nelson, and Bret Contreras.

My Latest Article

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Physical therapy can span a wide spectrum, ranging from injury rehabilitation, to injury prevention, and even performance enhancement. To truly help people get the most out of their bodies, we need to focus on all three of those. But many of us don’t, and if you’re one of them, I think you may be really missing the boat. It’s not enough to simply try to restore someone to their previous baseline. That’s “traditional” physical therapy if you ask me. Performance physical therapy not only restores function, but also works on optimizing and enhancing performance. That’s the key difference to me.

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This Week’s #AskMikeReinold Podcast

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On this episode of the #AskMikeReinold show we talk about some of the good things, and bad things, about education on social media. There’s so much content out there right now, it’s hard to tell what’s education and what’s simply just entertainment.

Latest Articles on Elite Baseball Performance

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  • The 3 Foundations to Your Nutrition: Macronutrients
    by Nick Esposito on August 13, 2019 at 10:00 am

    This blog will cover the macronutrients and the foundations needed to understand how carbs, proteins, and fats affect the body. It will provide a brief explanation of how each of the macronutrients is digested. Also, each macronutrient will include healthy foods that can be implemented into your diet.
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This Week’s Stuff You Should Read From Around the Web

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Eccentric Hamstring Loading for Strength, Hypertrophy, and Injury Prevention

Eccentric hamstring training is an important component for many rehab and training programs. Dean Somerset demonstrates a bunch of great ways to incorporate.

Does Heart Rate Variability Predict Acute Athletic Performance?

Nice review of some recent HRV research, and background info, by Mike Nelson. There was some recent heat about HRV and acute performance, but Mike discusses how it can still be a valuable way to monitor stress over time.

Weight Training + Functional Training = Success

Nice comment by Bret Contreras here. It’s silly to say what is best, “weight training” vs “functional training.” Both have a purpose, and realistically both are needed in most people’s programs.