Abdominal Injuries

Strains or muscle pulls are a common injury, especially in athletic training, and can result in abdominal injuries. The abdominal wall is predominately muscular, comprising of the rectus abdominus, internal obliques and external obliques. Of these, the rectus abdominus is the most prominent, and is typically referred to as a “six pack.” It’s usually the…

PNF Stretching

Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) is a type of flexibility training that involves both the stretching and contraction of a muscle group. PNF stretching is also excellent method for targeting specific muscle groups, and as well as increasing flexibility, and range of motion (ROM). Warning!  To help reduce a risk of injury, a proper warm-up is…