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**Addressing the Shortcomings of High School Weight Training Programs**At Performance Sport-Care in Walnut Creek, Dr. Douglas Cancel, a dedicated sports chiropractor, offers expert manual therapy and rehabilitative strength training to help young athletes thrive. We understand that while high school weight training programs have their benefits, they also have several shortcomings that can impact student athletes' performance and safety:1. **Lack of Proper Supervision and Instruction**: - Many high school programs lack certified strength and conditioning coaches, leading to inadequate coaching and improper lifting techniques.2. **Insufficient Individualization**: - One-size-fits-all programs fail to address the unique needs, fitness levels, and goals of individual students, potentially leading to overtraining or undertraining.3. **Safety Concerns**: - Without proper supervision and technique instruction, the risk of injuries increases significantly.4. **Lack of Comprehensive Education**: - High school programs often miss out on essential education regarding nutrition, overall fitness, and the importance of warm-up and cool-down routines.5. **Equipment and Facility Limitations**: - Outdated or insufficient equipment and limited space can hinder the effectiveness and safety of training.6. **Motivation and Engagement**: - Not all students are interested in weight training, and a lack of a supportive environment can further discourage participation.7. **Inconsistent Programs**: - Irregular training schedules and variable program quality can disrupt students' progress.8. **Focus on Aesthetics Over Functionality**: - Emphasizing appearance over functional strength and overall fitness may not align with students' true needs.At Performance Sport-Care, Dr. Douglas Cancel is committed to addressing these issues by providing personalized, safe, and effective rehabilitative strength training. Our goal is to help young athletes achieve their peak performance and stay injury-free.If you're concerned about your child's high school weight training program or want to enhance their athletic performance, contact us today. Together, we can build a stronger, healthier future for your young athlete! 💪📞#performancesportcare #sportschiropractor #rehabilitativestrengthtraining #youthathletedevelopment #injuryprevention #walnutcreekfitness ... See MoreSee Less
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*Interesting New Study*Cannabis users who contract the Covid virus are significantly more likely to require hospital treatment, a new study shows.Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine and the University of Wisconsin-Madison looked at health records of 72,501 people who were treated for Covid in hospitals in the Midwest between 2020 and 2022.The study published last week shows that people who said they had used cannabis during the preceding year before catching Covid were 80 percent more likely to be hospitalized. They were also 27 percent more likely to need intensive care treatment than those who had not used cannabis, the study found. ... See MoreSee Less
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