Tag Archive for: Concussions

Traumatic brain injury: lessons learned the hard way

When people are asked what sports are at high risk for concussions, the first answers are typically American football, boxing, or even slap fighting. Rarely is mountain biking mentioned, but it is about time the sport takes concussions seriously. In gravity mountain biking disciplines like downhill, athletes are speeding down uneven terrain at over 70 kmh. There’s a reason we wear a helmet.

Read more

HMMR Podcast Episode 284: Eccentric training (with James de Lacey)

Eccentric training has gained a lot of attention over the past few years. The benefits of eccentric training have always been clear; what has been difficult is finding ways to practically implement it. On this week’s podcast James de Lacey joins us to discuss some easy ways you can implement eccentric training into your program, ideas on flywheel training, preparing for combat sports, concussions, and more.

Read more