Tag Archives: glutes

Exercise of the week: Ski Conditioning Series: Tuck Jump Progression

Being able to performing a proper tuck jump is a good indicator of knee stability and a way to assess risk for ACL injury. Before you begin a tuck jump progression, it is important that you are able to perform … Continue reading

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Exercise of the Week: Chair Squat

The chair squat is a very basic exercise that is useful for almost anyone. It is also important that you are able to do a proper chair squat before progressing to any of the more advanced ski conditioning exercises that … Continue reading

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Exercise of the week: Hip Hinge

The hip hinge is an exercise that strengthens the glutes and helps keep a healthy spine. It helps your body develop a motor pattern that activates abdominal and hip muscles, and minimizes compressive forces on the spine,  during lifting and … Continue reading

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Ask a PT….To Crunch or Not to Crunch?

“Ask a PT” will be a weekly feature on Fridays in our blog, where we answer questions we get from our clients or posters on this site or our Facebook page.  So if you have a question about some sort … Continue reading

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Exercise of the week: Single Leg Bridge

The single leg bridge is an exercise that targets a group of muscles often referred to as the “glutes.”  These are a group of muscles around the hips and butt that control the position of the legs when standing, walking, … Continue reading

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