One of the many benefits of proper training is injury prevention. By strengthening an activating the hips and glutes you can reduce the risk of ACL injuries.
ACL injuries are devastating to high school athletes. The recovery time will usually mean an athlete will lose a season of competition. While injuries can not be prevented, proper training can certainly reduce the risk of injury.
In the video below Jerry Schreck, Head Strength Coach at Bucknell University, details a few Hip and Glute exercises that he uses to help prevent ACL injuries.
The video was taken at a recent Glazier Athletic Performance Clinic. For information about how to gain access to Coach Schreck’s entire presentation, as well as hundreds of other great presentations, click the link Glazier Athletic Performance Clinics.
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