Saturday, April 17, 2010

Looking to Give Your Running a Boost- Try Hop Scotch!

What struck me as an adult version of hop-scotch kicked my butt, and hamstrings, and quads. -Milwaukee Journal reported Tom Held, who is undergoing a high intensity sports performance program at Froedert & Medical College of Wisconsin Sports Medicine Center.

It looks like this program, with heavy emphasis on plyometrics and core strength, is a killer if you are not used to it.

In more technical terms: “As for all of the ‘hop-scotch,’ this is a proven method that helps to activate your muscles’ stretching (and) shortening cycle, and thus resulting in your being able to run faster -Off the Couch by Tom Held

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