A chain is only as strong as its weakest link „Many training and conditioning concepts put their emphasis on maximizing the strengths, it is much more reasonable, however, to approach the weaknesses and work on problem areas. Sooner or later the ignored weaknesses will surface in everyday life, training or competition, thus, neglecting the weaknesses […]
About Tom Schwendener
Tom Schwedener is a full-time sports teacher. Since his interest in health-conscious kinetics and fitness training has steadily increased and he doesn’t feel that the common training models are optimal he has designed his own concept under the label SFT Swiss Functional Training®. Click here to visit Toms homepage and here to follow him on Facebook.
Entries by Tom Schwendener
Quality over quantity „If a motion-sequence is executed with bad formal technique, this bad movement is saved with the motoric system. Exercise by itself does not lead to perfection; it is only perfect exercise that makes us the perfect athlete. “ (Cook, 2011, S.22). This quote makes, in my opinion, very clear a second fundamental […]
In my last article, I have ultimately recommended Functional Training and described it in the following words: “Simply move in optimal movement patterns. Do squats, lunges, jumps, pull ups, the SFT movement circuit, etc,or,to put it in two words: Functional Training”. Does this sentence already explain what Functional Training is? Certainly not and, therefore, I would […]
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Which terms come to your mind when you hear the word mobility training? Are this terms like: static & dynamic stretching or proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation? If this is the case I assume you are probably not alone because I suspect that most people see stretching exercises as an absolute necessity or at least as an […]