This is one of the best articles I’ve read on the vertical jump in the last 6 months. So many strength coaches and physical therapists talk about the importance of the glutes, hamstrings, and quads during the vertical jump (which are all extremely important), but fail to mention the ankle-calf complex. This article goes in-depth on the subject, and even gives us a few exercises to incorporate into our program.
Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries in sports. Worse yet, hardly anyone rehabs them long enough to regain full mobility and strength. Here physical therapist Rick Kaselj and Matt Ferguson discuss the ankle sprain in detail, along with exercises to strengthen the ankles.
Strength coach and trainer to hundreds of professional athletes, Charles Poliquin gives us 10 tips on improving strength and conditioning results in college athletes. The big ones: #1, #2, #9.