Category: Exercise Programming

What is the SAID Principle?

What is the SAID Principle?

There is little room for argument that every sport poses its own unique demands. So in order to improve skills unique to a particular sport, it’s best to practice the moves used in that sport. That is the concept behind the Specific Adaptation to Imposed Demands (SAID) principle.

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If the Shoe Fits, Wear It–or Don’t: Transitioning to Barefoot Running

Most avid runners will describe their chosen sport as liberating, challenging, a great way to commune with nature and, most of all, simplistic in its equipment requirements. One can just don a pair of high-quality running shoes and hit the open road. Or might it be even easier than that? In recent years, a debate has begun to surface regarding the most optimal choice of footwear when running.

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Balance and Exercise

According to Mayoclinic.com; “Balance exercises can help you maintain your balance – and confidence – at any age. Balance exercises can also help prevent falls and improve your coordination.

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Understanding Hip Flexion

Article compliments of Personal Training on the Net. A recent post on my web site forum made me realize that often a short answer to a complicated question doesn’t work. A few of my readers seemed to think that all of the recent talk about a weak psoas muscle or an under-active psoas muscle might just be people being trendy. I strongly disagree.

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