Category: Injury Prevention

Exciting News at ASI

April 2017

ASI Trainer Jordan Helms featured on KU Athletics.com ! We’re super proud of one of our trainers, Jordan Helms.  Jordan is a member of the KU Women’s rowing team and last season, she helped race the First Varsity Eight to earn Big 12 Boat of the Week honors. Below is an excerpt from the article on Jordan. We…

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SWIS 2016 -Society of Weight-Training Injury Specialists

October 2016

Society of Weight-Training Injury Specialists This past weekend we had the privilege of attending the SWIS (Society of Weightlifting and Injury-Prevention Specialists) Symposium in Toronto. This symposium brought hundreds of personal trainers, chiropractors, massage therapists, nutritionists, strength and conditioning coaches, powerlifters, bodybuilders, gym owners, industry thought leaders, and key influencers together for a three days…

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ASI Athletes in The News

September 2016

Congrats to Emily Venters, an Athletic Strength Institute athlete, for setting a new personal record by winning the Rim Rock Classic. We’re super proud of her and her hard work.   Read the full article here. Venters, a two-time Class 6A state champion, led for the entire race and gradually went faster to increase separation from…

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Structural Balance Workout

September 2016

Never underestimate the difficulty of a structural balance workout. #trainhard #trainsmart #athlete #structuralbalance #trap3 #cantshootacannonfromacanoe A video posted by Chris Dellasega (@dellasega) on Sep 12, 2016 at 1:57pm PDT

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Trey Moore Lawrence High Football

September 2016

Lawrence High School Football: Trey Moore Last season when the Lawrence High School Lions faced the Shawnee Mission Northwest Cougars Trey Moore suffered a season ending injury when a hit broke his left scapula. This past Friday the Lawrence High Lions faced the Cougars in their home-opener and first game of the season. However, the…

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Cupping Benefits and Cupping Therapy

August 2016

Cupping and the Olympics It’s that time of year where the pageantry and excitement of the Olympics grabs hold of us for a few weeks. At the Athletic Strength Institute we have been watching quite a few of the events in Rio.  We have been paying particular attention to men’s swimming and the amazing accomplishments…

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Neck Training to Prevent Concussions

July 2016

Strengthen the Neck to Reduce Incidences & Severity of Concussions By Chris Dellasega, MS The National Football League (NFL).  It’s the most popular, visible and widely followed sport in the United States, second only to soccer on a global scale. If you’ve been paying attention to the news feeds over the last few months, you’ve…

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Tire Flips – Strongman, Powerlifting, and CrossFit

June 2016

The Tire Flip – probably one of the most recognizable movements when it comes to CrossFit and strongman events. However, it is one movement that is consistently performed incorrectly by most athletes and strength coaches. Technique is the most important aspect of the tire flip. Let’s begin by looking at the movement itself. The tire…

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Powell Raise : Improving Scapular Stability

May 2016

The Powell Raise from the floor is a great exercise for strengthening the rhomboids (major and minor) and improving scapular (shoulder blade) stability. Strong rhomboids provide a stable “platform” to press from and the also initiate the pull in row and chin-up exercises. Weak rhomboids, along with inadequate strength in the rotator cuff and trapezius muscles, can lead…

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