There are a lot of athletes that suffer from low back and hamstring issues. When athletes overlook the key essentials of back exercises and hamstring workouts it is very difficult to improve performance and focus on injury prevention.
Low back workouts to increase back strength are so important because the low back is perhaps the biggest strength provider to produce power and precision. Whether an athlete is on the field, track, court, gym or in the pool lower back strength is key to any sport or activity. Back workouts to increase back strength will help optimize power and strength while helping injury prevention in low back, hips, hamstrings or knees.Inquiry prevention is key to staying in the game instead of just watching.
It is very common for young athletes and adults to neglect back workouts to increase their back strength because they just do not realize what an important role the back plays in their strength and power output. Too often the back of the body is neglected because it is not something an athlete sees when they look in the mirror.If back exercises are not performed correctly and adequately then there will be a weak link and both the lower and upper body depend on the core and back for power production. When any link of the body is weak the athlete will suffer in their performance. Often the lack of training and focus on the back is simply a matter of not realizing how important it is. Each portion of the body supports the others so when one portion is neglected it will weaken the other links.Make sure to stay consistent in back exercise training. This is not something for athletes to do once and then be done. Back workouts need to be performed properly and consistent. Do not rush through these back workouts. Take your time and make each one count by putting forth the effort to see results. A strong low back will assist athletes in becoming stronger, faster, powerful and explosive. Adding Myosource Kinetic Bands / Resistance bands will help stabilize the hips and activate all the muscles instead of just an isolated few.
Coach Andrew Haas: