Injury/Rehab ACL: An epidemic

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I Lost My Keays

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Imo there’s a sliding scale as how how useful increasing squat/quad strength is regarding ACLs.
Personally I think the role of the hamstrings as knee flexors and stabilisers is understated.
I agree with your last post that at some stage you’ll be best to move to a FIFA 11+ type program (best as a warm up imo) but I’d keep in 2 weights sessions where the focus is more on single leg exercises eg split squats, single leg squats, side/Cossack squats and maybe something like push press or half kneeling press for primary upper body exercise. Basically anything that either challenges the ability to have hip/knee/ankle alignment under load or stresses the knee in a sub-optimal manner eg side planks (which are part of the FIFA 11+ iirc)
I have not heard of the FIFA 11+ program! I will check it out!
 

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