By Benji Williford, PCC
A lot of my personal training clients start out thinking that training faster means training better.
But working out like The Flash won’t make you superhuman if you are bobbing your head for apples with your elbows flared out over your shoulders instead of actually doing push-ups.
Poor form at a super-fast pace is not only allowing momentum to carry you through part of the range of motion, but it’s also potentially causing unnecessary strain on tendons and ligaments, as the muscles that should be doing the work aren’t activated properly.
My first rule for my clients is to focus on proper form. I created the phrase “AF3” which stands for Absolute Form Fit Function.
The intention is to master the form, which improves fitness and ultimately, overall function.
One antidote toward improper form is...read complete blog post