How Can An Activity Specific Training Program Help?
By Erik Parkin
This may come as a surprise to you, but even activities like gardening or sewing can make you develop some kind of pain, if the activity is not carried out properly. Sure the severity of the pain cannot be compared to that of an injury incurred due to sports of athletics, but still, nobody would want to live with it. Activity specific training programs are customized treatment plans developed specifically for you. After studying your physical condition, your expert therapist will help you by creating an activity specific program to assist you in participating and more importantly enjoying your activities once again, without any pain or discomfort involved. Let’s take a look how an activity specific program can help.
No matter what activity you are into, this personalized training program will help you perform your activity much better. By studying the movements involved in the activity, and also analyzing your range-of-motion, your therapist will develop a training program that will not only improve your performance, but it will ensure that you do not injure yourself. Which brings us to our next point.
The reason injuries occur in most cases is when the movement or action that needs to be carried out is not executed properly, causing tremendous strain on the body. However, if proper techniques are employed, then there are no chances of incurring an injury. This personalized training program includes educating the patient about specific movements that require utmost precision and which body parts experience the most pressure.
Maximizes Training Benefits
In the case of intense sports, a lot of time is spent prior to the main sports event in training. However, even loads of training will not be able to produce much result if the training is not conducted properly or guided well. When you make the most of your training by incorporating proper techniques, you will be able to perform at your optimal level in the main event.
Ensures Training Program Is Not Hampering Movement
The benefit of a personalized training program is the fact that it is related specifically to the type of activity that you want to master. Which is why during training, there are exercises that work around the muscle that you may use most during the main activity. These exercises do not interfere with the movement that will be required during the main activity. The training simply prepares the muscle or joints to be in optimal condition.
Maximizes Your Potential
The activity specific training will help you get ready for the main activity. You will find yourself performing much more efficiently than you did previously. All you have to do is devote some of your time prior to your main event, or before you carry out the specific activity.
No matter what activity you are pursuing, there is a way to do it more efficiently. Consult our team of expert therapists at HCR Edmonton, to have an activity specific training program worked out for you.