We have a special treat for you today! One of our clients is Oakland Raiders Offensive Lineman, Zach Hurd. GREAT guy and a GREAT athlete!
Zach helped me out with this follow-up to our blog post, Why Being Stable Is SO Important, And Tips to Train It. In that video I talk you through why being a STABLE, as well as a strong, athlete is so important. Today, Zach and I show you an exercise that is very effective in helping to train stability in an isometric fashion.
Take the time to learn why stability is so important for you as an athlete, whether you are in the NFL or a 5K specialist. Here is another of our posts on the topic that will be helpful for you to read–What You Don’t Know About the Core Can Hurt You. Stability really is the fundamental basis for your ultimate performance potential no matter your sport. All your hopes, dreams, and goals for training and racing rely on a stable core.
Work this exercise into your routine. If an NFL Lineman is doing it, shouldn’t you be too?
Welcome back Zach!
Our client, Zach Hurd–an outstanding young man and exceptional athlete–recently signed with the Oakland Raiders! We were so pleased to hear from him through our Facebook page, and learn that he will soon be returning to work with us again, now that his season is over.
Said Zach, Can’t wait to be back in town so we can get started training for the 2012 season. Had a great finish to this years season and I couldn’t have done it without you guys. See you soon!
Zach did amazing work with us here at Pursuit Athletic Performance, and he is a GREAT guy to work with! An NFL offensive lineman, no doubt, has to be strong (now there’s the understatement of the day). But he understands the power of becoming truly functionally strong and balanced in all the right ways to prepare his body for the rigors of professional football.
When Zach first joined the Raiders he told us, “I couldn’t have had the best workout of my life with the Oakland Raiders if it wasn’t for you guys helping me become more explosive and stay lower… With the same methodology, we train runners, triathletes, cyclists and other athletes–of all levels–to excel in their specific sport by helping them regain authentic movement and eliminate compensations, dysfunction, and imbalances. Zach unleashed his true potential, and you can too.
We look forward to helping Zach become an even more powerful, explosive, and agile professional NFL player!