Posts Tagged ‘off-ice training’

Here are a couple more videos demontrating some common deadlifting mistakes.

Both videos have something in common in that they indicate a preference to firing the quads before the glutes and hamstrings.

And this shouldn’t be surprising. Because when most people train their legs they are more likely to squat than deadlift. Or if they don’t use freeweights they are more likely to use the leg press machine than a comparable glute ham machine. And lastly, for those that really like to feel the burn they¬†are more likely to perform seated leg extensions, really holding the top position to squeeze the quads like a garden hose, rather than lay down on a ham curl machine.
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So have you tried some of the technique tips suggested in the previous videos?

Were you guilty of making some of the mistakes I pointed out?
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I’m just on my way out the door to meet up with some of the top strength and conditioning specialists in the business down in Las Vegas. They do have an ECHL team, the Wranglers, an enthusiastic youth hockey association as well as some adult rec leagues. Might have to try and connect with some hockey people while I’m down there.
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