Muscles and Management

Episode #16 Why I'm Against Unstable Surface Training as a Means of "Sport Specific," Training

April 22, 2019 Gerry DeFilippo Season 1 Episode 16
Muscles and Management
Episode #16 Why I'm Against Unstable Surface Training as a Means of "Sport Specific," Training
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Muscles and Management
Episode #16 Why I'm Against Unstable Surface Training as a Means of "Sport Specific," Training
Apr 22, 2019 Season 1 Episode 16
Gerry DeFilippo

In this episode Gerry goes on a heated and passionate rant about the use of unstable surface training in the world of sports performance and strength and conditioning.

Hear all about the video of a pro athlete that went viral, why Gerry WAS NOT a fan of the way balance training was being emphasized and his scientific breakdown on what is wrong with it and what can be done that better benefits athletes.

This episode retouches on the idea of sport specific training and why trainers and athletes alike should be careful about bringing sports directly into strength training. In addition, Gerry does a breakdown of training transferability to sport, how you can maximize the level of correspondence training has to sport, and why training on an unstable surface is the exact opposite of what an athlete wants to do!

Show Notes

In this episode Gerry goes on a heated and passionate rant about the use of unstable surface training in the world of sports performance and strength and conditioning.

Hear all about the video of a pro athlete that went viral, why Gerry WAS NOT a fan of the way balance training was being emphasized and his scientific breakdown on what is wrong with it and what can be done that better benefits athletes.

This episode retouches on the idea of sport specific training and why trainers and athletes alike should be careful about bringing sports directly into strength training. In addition, Gerry does a breakdown of training transferability to sport, how you can maximize the level of correspondence training has to sport, and why training on an unstable surface is the exact opposite of what an athlete wants to do!

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