How Specific Should We Train?
How Specific Should We Train? As athletes become more specified in their sporting activities, the question of how to train becomes more important. More specifically, what sort of movements are the most important for success in the athlete’s specific sport? In other words, what sort of usefulness does a basketball player have in swinging a […]
Interview with Ackerly Shelzam
Ackerly Shelzam is a licensed physical therapist assistant. He is passionate about functional fitness and helping patients achieve their best. He is an active outdoorsman, enjoying camping, hiking, and snowboarding/skiing with his wife, Lauren. G4: Thanks for taking the time to chat, today. It would be great to hear your story, Ackerly. Ackerly Shelzam: I’ve […]
How to Warm Up Your Body for Skiing
How to Warm Up Your Body for Skiing All too often we see it; we jump out of the car, walk to the chair lift, and head up the slopes without ever thinking of warming up in preparation for skiing. Even for the most recreational of skiers, such a process is a recipe for injury, […]