22 min

Why impact isn't the enemy: if, why, and how to add impact to your routine Fit Body, Happy Joints

    • Fitness

In my opinion, impact takes the blame for what overuse and joint-stressful exercises does to your joints. 
Today’s podcast might come as a little shock for some of you since I’m all about joint-friendly workouts. 
I still have my opinions and don’t think it’s appropriate for everyone, but I’m actually a fan of adding some impact exercises in certain ways and certain doses for certain people. 
Tune in to hear my opinion about high impact exercises like plyometrics and jumping, what the benefits are, why it’s been blamed (incorrectly, in my opinion) for joint issues, what is to blame, if you should add impact, and if so, what are the best ways to add impact. 

1:05  The Benefits of Plyometrics 
4:24  Why High Impact Gets a Bad Reputation
9:49  Knee Pain Associated with High Impact 
14:39  Why the Right Dose of High Impact is Important
15:41  Reasons Why You Might Not Want to Add Impact 
16:30  Situations When High Impact is Not Recommended 
18:42  Recommendations for Adding Impact to Your Routine 

Join Evlo: www.evlofitness.com
Follow Dr. Shannon on Instagram: @dr.shannon.dpt

In my opinion, impact takes the blame for what overuse and joint-stressful exercises does to your joints. 
Today’s podcast might come as a little shock for some of you since I’m all about joint-friendly workouts. 
I still have my opinions and don’t think it’s appropriate for everyone, but I’m actually a fan of adding some impact exercises in certain ways and certain doses for certain people. 
Tune in to hear my opinion about high impact exercises like plyometrics and jumping, what the benefits are, why it’s been blamed (incorrectly, in my opinion) for joint issues, what is to blame, if you should add impact, and if so, what are the best ways to add impact. 

1:05  The Benefits of Plyometrics 
4:24  Why High Impact Gets a Bad Reputation
9:49  Knee Pain Associated with High Impact 
14:39  Why the Right Dose of High Impact is Important
15:41  Reasons Why You Might Not Want to Add Impact 
16:30  Situations When High Impact is Not Recommended 
18:42  Recommendations for Adding Impact to Your Routine 

Join Evlo: www.evlofitness.com
Follow Dr. Shannon on Instagram: @dr.shannon.dpt

22 min