EP.117 – Training for AFL Football Part 1: Injury Prevention and Tissue Quality

Podcast (38 Minutes) AFL is such an incredibly demanding sport, athletes are required to be fit, strong, flexible, able to tackle, be tackled, sprint, change direction and have incredible skills and tactical knowledge.

With so many factors to consider in training, Durham and Jacob will spend the next two episodes discussing the training demands for Aussie Rules. In this part 1 they focus in on common injuries, how to prevent them and what to do if you do suffer an injury.



Plenty of extra links for this episode, from head to toe:

Our episode on concussion: #1, #2

Some tips and tricks for chin ups, and Reverse Shrugs

Glute Med for hip stability

Glute max for hip strength

Hip flexor stretching for pelvic alignment

Our episode on adductors

Hamstrings: part 1, Part 2 & Part 3

Ankle Sprains

And to download our warm up 2.0 guidelines head to this link

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