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Injury Prevention Series

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Simple Fitness Tests for Simple People

I’m going to do a few things with this post, since it’s likely to be the last one of 2013. Firstly, I’m going to apologise to my regular reader (there’s that single reader joke again, never gets old) for the lack of updates on my blog. My personal and working life has just been too … Continue reading

The Head to Toe of Injury Prevention for Grapplers: Part 3, The Shoulders

Let’s talk shoulders this time. I had originally planned to have this post be an all encompassing arm and shoulder one, but the scope of the shoulder and the myriad problems caused by just this section of the body in grapplers warrants a full post. This is by no means comprehensive, since a comprehensive post … Continue reading

The Head to Toe of Injury Prevention for Grapplers: Part 2- The Neck

So let’s talk about the neck a bit, but first, a warning from our legal team.* While I am an exercise professional, I am not a doctor, nor am I a qualified medical professional of any kind, although I did once correctly guess that a friend had crabs from the way he was walking. Perform … Continue reading

The Head to Toe of Injury Prevention for Grapplers: Part 1, the ears

Believe it or not, when I asked for requests on what common injuries they would like to avoid, the majority of people wanted to know how best to avoid cauliflower ear. I really had no idea that people felt this strongly about their ears, and I hadn’t originally intended to write at all about this … Continue reading

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