Interval Training and The Importance of Good Form

Discussion in 'Health, Nutrition, Injuries & Medical Conditions' started by Jesse James, Jul 8, 2012.

  1. Jesse James

    Jesse James Barefooters
    1. Texas - Austin

    Jul 15, 2011
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    What is Form?

    When it comes to movement patterns, including – but certainly not limited to – squatting, lunging, running, jumping, throwing, etc, form is paramount. Break down in form is what breaks the body.

    Poor form is one of, if not the primary cause of, chronic pain and injury. This goes whether you are an elite level athlete, weekend warrior, or even a sedentary couch potato. The way you move has a direct and definite impact on how you feel. It has everything to do with your form, good or bad.

    Form is the applied combination of technique and skill. Form is a learned behavior. It is built through repetition (aka practice), and is embedded in the nervous system. When you learn a new movement pattern, your nervous system creates a specific neural pathway for this new skill (the connection of one part of your nervous system with another).


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