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And just as you can keep your body fit through proper diet and exercise while stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic, you can also work on keeping your visual skills sharp to help your eyes work more efficiently and contribute to improved performance when you return to play. Athletes who use their visual system to its maximum potential will gain optimal performance and a competitive edge.

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Proper training by an Optometrist or Ophthalmologist with expertise in sports/performance vision, working in partnership with other professionals such as athletic trainers and coaches, may help you improve and optimize your visual processing on and off the field. But, while at home, here are four simple exercises you can do to keep your eyes in shape.

Keep in mind, though, that while eye exercises can help improve your eye health and help your two eyes work better together, they will not correct eye conditions such as near-sightedness (myopia), far-sightedness (hyperopia) astigmatism, or presbyopia. They will also not improve conditions such as glaucoma or macular degeneration. Be sure to first talk with your Eye Doctor/Sports Vision & Performance Professional about what type of exercise regimen would work best for you.

This exercise trains your ability to accurately maintain fixation on an object while your head, and/or the object is in motion. This may also be referred to as stability of fixation and is a critical visual skill in many dynamic sports, such as baseball, soccer, hockey, tennis and football.

Move your head faster, move your arm in the opposite direction of your head while doing the exercise, tape the card to a wall and walk forward and backward (about 10-12 feet) while performing the exercise.

This exercise improves the ability of your eyes working together and leads to improved focus and depth perception. This is a great exercise for team sports where you have to shift your focus frequently to what is happening close to you and down the field or court.

To increase difficulty further, try the exercise in a busy place like a grocery store aisle or shopping area, describing objects on the shelves and tracking movements of the people around you. Can you recognize them? Can you see what they are holding?

My own belief is that the purpose of the step-up is to get single leg drive both vertically and horizontally. The height of the box and the goals of the lift can dramatically change the instruction and safety of the exercise. The best example of this is the Petersen Step-up promoted by Poliquin, as it looks like a concentric-driven exercise and is very knee dominant. Other options are still knee dominant, but they get slightly more hip action if the free leg allows forward knee drive.

Much of the safety issue comes from making the exercise not need a spotter, or having such skilled athletes they are not at risk because they are focused, coordinated, and properly supported by a coach or another athlete spotting. I will get more into safety later, but the main point here is that the exercise is simply a single leg movement with an elevated box for pushing down on to project the entire body load up.

Much of the research on sports performance is purely anecdotal, as I have not seen a meta-analysis of how the step-up exercise in isolation is showing a significant impact on athletic performance. We see a lot of research that addresses surface EMG on how the exercise works, not how well the exercise works in sport. Additionally, the research is usually rehabilitation information because the action of stepping up mimics stairs, a cardinal sign of health for the elderly and post-surgical patient. Most of the research usually relies on the typical, shallow step-up height and is unloaded, with very little information on heavy and high step-ups. While a research finding alluded to an article demonstrating value in performance, the information was not an actual study and further clouds the unknown effectiveness of the exercise.

The most controversial part of step-ups is that the eccentric component of the exercise is either eliminated or not taken advantage of. Single leg exercise proponent, Michael Boyle, has claimed that, due to the starting point of the step-up being concentric in nature, it is not a wise choice for those with patellofemoral issues. Empirically, I agree: For some reason my own knee does find the exercise uncomfortable, and symptoms of knee overuse syndrome are often linked to walking up stairs. Yet this argument holds little water now as many coaches lower the box height and start with a decent eccentric drop before concentrically contracting up. Even if the first half of the first rep is concentric in nature, resetting during the top extended portion of the exercise will allow the repetitions afterwards to start with an eccentric action.

Boyle is correct about the stereotype of cheating in the exercise, or the excessive use of momentum. He has a very elegant summary of the exercise as hard to do well and easy to do poorly, but that has more to do with the coaching side, variation choice, and equipment. Still, real odds against the exercise are worth mentioning and there is some navigation required to work around the situation.

Progressions are all the rage, as it feels good to have a small evolutionary approach to exercise development with athletes. Unfortunately, coaches like getting comfortable with what to do before, after, and in place of common exercises. Generally, I consider the step-up to be one of the most advanced exercises for single leg strength training because athletes are not on solid ground and they are usually compromised with holding a barbell or dumbbells. The difficulty of the exercise is tied mainly to the coaching program and, of course, the coaches themselves. Athletes can be talented, but some athletes are not deserving of the title and are not the most coordinated. Since many personal trainers use step-ups, nobody is going to say doing them is an accomplishment, but doing them perfectly is a responsibility.

=22281b94b123d35dae50c8cf1d19320af4f41431&profile_id=119Video 5. Bob Alejo, a proponent of the step-up over the last few decades, is teaching an athlete the exercise with a medium box and medium load. Different variations of lifts matter, but starting out doing the basics and polishing is necessary before jumping to other movement patterns.

The step down with barbell plates is a great exercise. It has very little momentum because of the pause in the down position and the constant strength needed to hold the weight plates increases the explosiveness of the first step.

Fatigue is the feeling of being tired all the time. It is different from the feeling of sleepiness you get at bedtime or tiredness after exercise or a late night. Fatigue may be physical (in your body) or psychological (in your mind).

If tiredness is your main symptom, and you are getting enough exercise and sleep, eating a balanced diet and have a low-stress lifestyle and are still experiencing fatigue, see your doctor for a check-up. See also our separate page on chronic fatigue syndrome.

Reducing stress, caffeine and alcohol intake, getting more exercise and sleep, and giving your body healthy food to fuel it will boost your energy and reduce fatigue. Read more about self-care for fatigue.

Those tough guys out their that think these exercises are for girls or sissies or whatever should try doing 3 o 4 sets of hip thrusts with a decent weight till failure and see how long they keep their breakfast down, I always have to finish my sessions with hip thrusts cos if I do them earlier I get dizzy, all the blood goes to my glutes!

One final, oft-forgotten, benefit of BODYCOMBAT is the effect it has on your balance, co-ordination and agility. Many of the exercises require you to balance on one leg while kicking or punching with another limb. This requires good balance, co-ordination and agility, all of which will improve, the more BODYCOMBAT classes you attend.

As well as being great for using up calories, burning fat, building stamina, improving muscle tone and all manner of other benefits, BODYCOMBAT is also a fabulous core exercise. Research has shown that the kicks and fast, alternating jabs of a BODYCOMBAT session can be the equivalent of doing 1700 standard crunches.

We know there are immeasurable health benefits to regular exercise and avoiding a sedentary lifestyle. It is no surprise, then, that there is a positive correlation between exercise and vagal tone! Consider one study where rats were subjected to chronic endurance training for 12 weeks to see the effect on the vagus nerves.5 After 12 weeks of training:

When you start an exercise program, it is common for coaches and trainers to do assessments of your starting point. After a few weeks, you may be tested again to see how you have improved. This can help guide your further training. 041b061a72


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