Strength coach Eric Cressey trains athletes everyday. He’s seen his fair share of hamstrings strains. In the article above he gives us 5 different reasons why we may have tight hamstrings. If you’re a female athlete and have tight hamstrings, pay careful attention to reason #1. Get those glutes and core strong!
Strength coach Tony Gentilcore gives us an awesome exercise for athletes. It strengthens the core, works the frontal plane, and improves T-Spine mobility. Why we love it for basketball players: improve lateral movement, aka shuffling. Why we love it for softball players: improve lateral movement for infielders.
Interested in improving your vertical jump? Check out this article describing how the body operates during a dunk. Key point: Train the heck out of the glutes!