Tag Archives: running

Muscle firing. What does it mean?

A term I tend to hear quite a lot in the gym is ‘muscle firing’. A classic example of this is “I have been told my glute’s don’t fire.” I must admit I am a little confused by this term. … Continue reading

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Movement screens!

I have read a lot of stuff on movement screens recently and specific “functional tests” such as overhead squats and single leg squats. People both extolling their virtues and others maybe less sure about their validity. I thought I might … Continue reading

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Optimal range. More may not be better!

This blog comes courtesy of a conversation I had with my good friend Mike. Its all about optimum range of a muscle. It kind of followed on from this piece of info… The eccentrically-loaded muscle will start its contraction weak … Continue reading

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