Archive | September, 2012

ICON Twitter Updates for 2012-09-30

Pronation is not bad-It’s the body’s natural shock absorption mechanism-When the foot moves into pronation-it becomes a loose bag of bones # ICON Performance Tips of the Week – Sept 16-30, 2012 http://t.co/gdZhuepY # ICON Performance Tips of the Week – Sept 16-30, 2012 http://t.co/tCShHQmE # ICON Twitter Updates for 2012-09-29: Its NOT rear-foot or […]

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ICON Twitter Updates for 2012-09-29

Its NOT rear-foot or midfoot or forefoot that matters – its where the foot contacts in relation to the body’s center of mass. # 2013 APC Alabama Bench Press Championships and Powerlifting Clinic – http://t.co/a9yx8N5y # 2013 APC Alabama Bench Press Championships and Powerlifting Clinic – http://t.co/tIh4HsOl # 2013 APC Alabama Bench Press Championships and […]

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ICON Twitter Updates for 2012-09-28

So why is it harder to close your eyes in single leg balance? Most folks are visual dominant. PRACTICE one leg balance w/ eyes closed often # ICON Twitter Updates for 2012-09-27: I just uploaded "Top 40 Grip Tests #24 – Pinch Plate Walks" to Vimeo: http:… http://t.co/VH4cEkkg # Ankle mobility – You need to […]

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ICON Twitter Updates for 2012-09-27

I just uploaded "Top 40 Grip Tests #24 – Pinch Plate Walks" to Vimeo: http://t.co/hi92lZM7 # One common mistake is thinking that piling on the miles will make you faster. Don’t increase your mileage by more than 10 percent per week # I just uploaded "Top 40 Grip Test #23 – 1" Vertical Bar Deadlifts" […]

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ICON Twitter Updates for 2012-09-26

If you’re a runner and you can’t extend your hip well behind you on your stride, bad news: You’re never going to be a great runner # ICON Twitter Updates for 2012-09-25: It's the ICON Performance Newsletter! 12 Vitamin D Tips and Why You Should … http://t.co/AsSOO2Yi # I just uploaded "Top 40 Grip Tests […]

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ICON Twitter Updates for 2012-09-25

It's the ICON Performance Newsletter! 12 Vitamin D Tips and Why You Should Care – http://t.co/sY0xJshF # Astragalus membranaceus boosts EPO synthesis according to Chinese scientists at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology # The Barbell Hack Squat: A “Cheat Proof” Deadlift… http://t.co/BP4JVsIH # Have you downloaded my awesome app, yet? http://t.co/FKzc8iw9 http://t.co/8ZUeBzKj […]

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ICON Twitter Updates for 2012-09-24

Plyometrics is NOT a conditioning tool…enough said # ICON Twitter Updates for 2012-09-23: Structure and order in program design are essential in order to have any de… http://t.co/jAemD1SU # ICON Performance Tip of the Week: You should be able to Incline Bench Press 91% of one's Close Grip Bench Press # Fitness Myths Debunked -… […]

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ICON Twitter Updates for 2012-09-23

Structure and order in program design are essential in order to have any degree of consistent success # ICON Twitter Updates for 2012-09-22: It is much more important to know how to think than it is to know what to t… http://t.co/AGyjI1qY # Looking like Missouri 0 – Old Man Football 2 # Old MM2K […]

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Think You Are Ready for Minimalist Shoes…Think Again

Ability to isolate the Flexor Hallucis Brevis: a key factor that distinguishes humans from primates is our medial longitudinal arch. This arch is actively stabilized by the flexor hallicus brevius (FHB). While standing, try to drive the big toe (1st MTP) into the ground (plantar flexion) while slightly elevating (dorsiflexing) the lesser toes. Make sure […]

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ICON Twitter Updates for 2012-09-22

It is much more important to know how to think than it is to know what to think # ICON Twitter Updates for 2012-09-21: The first thing to figure out for every individual athlete is the optimal g… http://t.co/weIf3b0L # 99% of the time Rate of Perceived Exertion (RPE) is a great window into stress […]

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