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Healthy Hamstrings

ANNOUNCING: “Healthy Hamstrings: Injury Prevention And Rehabilitation”

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If You’ve Ever Suffered From Injured Hamstrings…Read This NOW…

The Hard-Copy Guide Which Shows You:

• How To Avoid Hamstring Injuries
(Whatever Your Sporting Discipline…)
• The Simple Ways To Build Strong, Healthy,
Flexible Hamstrings (And Boost Performance)
• Cutting-Edge Post-Injury Rehab Recovery Strategies (To Help You Return More Quickly To Your Sport)
“Healthy Hamstrings: Injury Prevention And Rehabilitation” Also Includes:
• A World-Class Panel Of Elite Coaches, Physiotherapists And Training Experts
• Easy-To-Follow Illustrations And Diagrams Of Exercise Routines
• Tables For Weekly and Monthly Training And Rehab Programme

It doesn’t matter what your athletic discipline is. If you practice any kind of sport, at any level, it’s inevitable that either you or a training colleague will suffer from a hamstring injury at some time in your sporting career. Hamstring injuries are the biggest secret fear of all athletes, especially runners and rugby and football players. They are so common and leave you on the side-lines for long periods of time.

The worst part? No matter how hard (or carefully) you train, even one small hamstring injury or relapse can send you straight back to square one, meaning even more time on the side-lines and unable to play your favourite sport – or even train.

Just one problem…When elite athletes suffer hamstring injuries, they can hire the best sports injury experts money can buy to rehabilitate them, leaving most sportspeople floundering in a sea of pain.
Not only that, the average (or even above-average) athlete has had no access to the best, most advanced and up-to-date information for tackling painful, complex and potentially career-ending hamstring injuries. Until now…
Written by a top panel of expert physiotherapists and professional coaches who deal with hamstring injuries on a daily basis, Healthy Hamstrings will show you if your hamstrings are at risk, what to do to avoid any injury risk, and how best to treat and recover from an injury.

Healthy Hamstrings is a hard-copy book (sent to you in the post) which contains a wealth of cutting-edge information based on the very latest findings in sports science and sports medicine.

It uses both evidence-based sports science knowledge and practical exercises (including illustrations and ‘how to’ diagrams), to build strength and flexibility in this key area of your body regardless of your sporting discipline.
This special report on hamstring health, injury-prevention and rehabilitation is designed for sportsmen and women, and their coaches, trainers and physiotherapists. Everything is explained in practical terms, so that each exercise programme can be incorporated into your workout routines. You’ll find out about the best type of exercises for you, and how to avoid injury and strengthen your hamstring fitness the right way. You’ll also receive in-depth explanations of the different workouts to follow in the programme, with photographs, diagrams and simple to follow tables to keep you motivated and on track towards your goals.

Here’s Exactly What You Get In Healthy Hamstrings

PART ONE: Hamstring injuries masterclass: diagnosis and assessment
• The average length of time top-level sports stars are sidelined due to hamstring injuries (it’s longer than you might think… see on page 3)
• The four key risk factors and causes of hamstring problems (a staggering 35% of athletes re-injure their hamstrings within 4 weeks of returning from rehab, so you need to see what these are on page 4)
• The three main muscles which form your hamstrings (what they
are, how they work and why some muscle alignments may predispose you
to frequent injury – or not – all the facts on pages 4-5)
• What types of hamstring injuries might you suffer? (PLUS…why not all pain in the hamstring area is the result of hamstring strain, and what it actually means – see for yourself on pages 5-7)
• How to assess the different types of muscle strain (INCLUDES: the ‘benchmark’ ROM hamstring-test – what it involves, when to do it, and the simple methods for analysing the results it gives you – pages 7-8)
• BRIDGES: The right – and wrong – way to practice them (WITH… three photo diagrams of the three most common types for you to copy and use – page 9)
• Muscle strain tests PART TWO (the resistance protocols, extensions, neural mobility exams and scans which can pick up potential problem-points, and nip hamstring injuries in the bud – pages 10-11)
• The five-point ‘tick-box’ you must complete before deciding when you’re fit to return from hamstring rehab (‘Must-see’ information. See what these five points are on page 11), and much more…

PART TWO: Hamstring injuries: the fundamentals of treatment and rehabilitation
• What you must do immediately AFTER suffering a hamstring injury to minimise damage (follow this proven strategy, and you can boost your chances of a faster return to sporting action – all the guidelines on pages 13-14)
• 24 Hours Later: how your physiotherapist should treat the injury (and what you must know to work together with them for best results – pages 14-15)
• The traditional – and non-traditional – strength exercises you can use following a strain, to rehabilitate your hamstring strength (INCLUDES: when to implement them and ‘best-practice’ techniques for maximum benefit with minimum risk – diagrams of all these and more on pages 15-19)
• PROGRAMMING: how to organise these exercise sequences to ensure less pain (PLUS: when you can start your rehab running programme [and what key advice you must follow – page 20] - and the best time to start your progressive strength routines – pages 19-21)
• How to regain your change in direction, a vital part of any athlete’s mobility (you get the specific warm-ups, the reps to run with distances, and his unique ‘cone-drill’ [a real eye-opener] and hamstring strengthener – all the parts are on pages 22-23)
• CASE STUDY: The football midfielder’s strained hamstring (how it happened, his immediate treatment, and a daily rehab schedule showing what he did to regain full fitness – ideal for athletes at all levels and sporting disciplines - pages 23-24)

PART THREE: Hamstring health: the sprint/power athlete’s perspective
• The different grades of hamstring strain (and the tell-tale signs of whether it’s a mild, average or severe strain – pages 25-26)
• John’s in-depth research into why hamstring strains occur and how to handle them correctly (and the scientific research by a team of Australian scientists which flies in the face of first-hand conventional wisdom and logic – get your eyes well and truly opened on pages 27-28)
• Everything you need to know about scar tissue (why it forms, what it does and how it will affect your muscle rehab – pages 28-30)
• Does stretching during your warm-up reduce the chances of hamstring strains occurring? (Or does it do more harm than good? Find out the facts on pages 30-31)
• Proven rehabilitation and hamstring injury prevention exercises (PLUS: examples of key hamstring conditioning routines you can use year-round in your warm-ups AND cool-downs – pages 31-34), and much more…

PART FOUR: Hamstring strength: why resistance isn’t futile…
• What you must base your hamstring-strengthening exercises on (and the career-ending mistakes you must avoid to stay fit, healthy and competing – pages 35-36)
• Why the main cause of injury is not as straightforward as you might think (and the link between two key muscle groups which holds the key to optimum hamstring health – pages 36-37)
• Why flexibility programmes for hamstring strengthening are doomed to failure (unless you incorporate this one key technique – find out what it is on page 38)
• The three most effective methods of athletic strengthening (and the most appropriate exercises for strengthening the hamstring muscle group – pages 39-40)
• Five key workout routines to include in any effective hamstring strengthening programme (the details, the periodization and how to avoid hamstring overload – page 42)
• ATTENTION: strength trainers and rehab clinicians – make sure you check out these three practical implications of David’s training routines (full disclosure on page 43), and much more…

PART FIVE: Hamstring injury and return to sport: why only fools rush in…
• The two worldwide sports with the highest rates of recurring hamstring injuries (one of these has a staggering one in three injury rate – see what they are, and whether you play these sports, on page 45)
• Where hamstring strains can often occur (full explanation and diagrams on pages 46-47)
• The two most common types of hamstring strain (which of them are you most at risk of suffering? Find out on page 47)
• Tracy’s research assessment findings for sprinters and dancers (and the injury-prevention lessons her analysis can provide for athletes of all sporting disciplines – pages 48-50)
• How do you know when you’re ready to return to your chosen sport? (Try the unique ‘H-test’ on page 50 to find out…)
• Stage One Rehab: how soon can you restart training after injuring your hamstring? (A lot sooner than you might think, as you’ll see - together with Tracy’s Phase One and Phase Two suggested workout programme – the numbers, the exercises, the prescription and reps can all be found on pages 50-51)
• The importance of eccentric contractions in your athletic movements and prevention strategies (and why understanding them can help you reduce micro-tears in your muscles – pages 52-53)
• A suggested Nordic hamstring training protocol you can use (INCLUDES: the number of weeks to follow it, how many sessions a week to do, and the sets and repetitions you need – pages 53-54)
• Tracy’s revealing conclusions on the practical implications of training (this is ideal for athletes, coaches and physios alike, and is on page 54), and much more…

PART SIX: Hamstring injury: what’s YOUR risk factor?
• What is your athletic risk factor for suffering injury? (Check out Mark’s ‘percentage chance of injury’ table on page 55 – and see where your sport lies…)
• One of the biggest pre-disposing factors for hamstring injury, and the all-important ISD which is highly predictive of such injuries. (See the remarkable conclusions of a study of Belgian football players – and how it can impact on your training – on pages 56-57)
• The non-modifiable risk factors to take into account when targeting specific sporting programmes (these three key factors are perfect, especially if you don’t have access to expensive testing equipment – see what they are, and the easy to follow diagram which pinpoints them - on pages 57-58)
• The surprising truth about fatigue and hamstring injuries (are they inextricably linked – or not? This flies in the face of conventional wisdom, but has a logical explanation – see what you should identify, target and screen on pages 59-60)
• The two key roles the glutes (buttock muscles) play in allowing your hamstrings to function at optimal levels (details revealed on pages 61-62)
• ATTENTION COACHES: here’s how to determine which athletes need a preventative intervention (there are lots of different studies and results – which can be confusing. So make sure you check out the ground-breaking study which highlights hamstring imbalances – full disclosure on pages 62-63)
• The poor person’s hamstring risk-assessment tool (the ideal yes/no table for athletes and coaches on a budget – pages 63-65)
• The simple hamstring exercises which significantly reduce the incidence and severity of hamstring injury in English rugby players (and two more studies in football which gave the same results – see what these exercises are, and how you can use them to best effect – on pages 65-66)
• Out with a hamstring injury? Here’s how to make sure your rehabilitation programme is effective [INCLUDES: what to analyse, how to assess fitness and when to run the all-important tests on your damaged hamstring(s) – pages 66-67), and much more...

PART SEVEN: Hamstring health and injury for footballers: an in-depth CASE STUDY:
• Why footballers suffer from the highest rates of hamstring injury (and why their re-injury rates can be as high as 39% - page 69)
• CASE STUDY: PLAYER A (due to the pressure to perform, this star player in a moderate team was unable to play more than four consecutive games without suffering injury – he eventually recovered to full fitness, and this section includes):
His new training programme (together with how-to diagrams)
The risk factors involved (and how to minimise them)
A little-known new risk factor most coaches are unaware of (and how to avoid its career-ending consequences)
The SFT test (what it is, the factors it measures, and how to implement it into your training routines)
How to measure hamstring strength and optimal length (and the crucial strength deficit suffered by almost half of all athletes which results in injury)
All these details on pages 69-76
• The right – and wrong – ways to target hip extensions and volume overload (includes full explanations and diagrams – pages 77-78)
• How to optimise timing, control and endurance of “late swing/ early stance phase” (this is where the stretch shortening phase occurs, providing a vital buffer and reducing stretch on muscle fibres – full details of the exercises needed to achieve this on pages 78-79)
• Which crucial body part you must work to assist and protect your hamstrings (see what it is and the exercise to work it on page 79)
• When most hamstring injuries occur during football matches (and what you can do to reverse this painful trend – pages 80-81)
• The ‘happy ending’ – how Player A overcame his recurrent hamstring problems and got his career back on track (page 81), and much more...

PART EIGHT: Hamstring injury rehab for rugby and other games players: a step by step guide for athletes, coaches and trainers:
• The main cause of hamstring injuries in Rugby players (and why they occur regularly during matches AND rehab – pages 83-84)
• A detailed rehabilitation plan ideal for Rugby Union players who’ve suffered a hamstring injury (the best part? It’s also highly effective for other team sport players, and INCLUDES (on pages 84-92):
A rehab plan
A recommended medical management programme
A personalised recovery response table
A sample ‘return to sport’ programme (with comprehensive gym stages, running stages and maintenance)
PLUS… the key factors which determine how quickly you can return to your sport.
• Exercise descriptions for gym training (this includes illustrations of some of the less common exercises you can use as part of your rehab/strengthening work in the gym – pages 93-97)
• CASE STUDY: a cautionary tale of an unusual cause of ‘hamstring strain’ in an elite level Rugby Union player (this story shows that not all hamstring pain means hamstring strain – and the lessons you can learn from it which can help you manage your hamstrings more effectively – see pages 98-100 for details of…
The player’s initial ‘hamstring strain’
The post-injury investigations
The follow-up management of the injury
The final analysis of his injury, and much more…

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