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HOW TO EFFECTIVELY ADDRESS SHOULDER INJURIES IN FIELDERS AND BOWLERS
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HOW TO EFFECTIVELY ADDRESS SHOULDER INJURIES IN FIELDERS AND BOWLERS

Cricket is one of the most famous and loved games in India. It is played very passionately from Galli cricket to international level. But playing the sport comes with a cost of injuries if not adequately trained. One of the most commonly injured parts is a shoulder region especially in bowlers, due to repetitive throwing....

KNEE INJURIES IN CRICKET PLAYERS
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KNEE INJURIES IN CRICKET PLAYERS

With a growing fan fad for Cricket, the sport itself has assumed different formats, eventually reaching a star status across the globe. As a result, the strain and stress on cricketers today are widespread and increasing. Players need to be more cautious and attentive to their bodies and take preventive measures to avoid some injuries....

Do you have thrower’s elbow?
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Do you have thrower’s elbow?

Do you have pain on the inside of the elbow, pain on throwing, swelling and painful movements of the elbow and wrist? Is this affecting your throw? Is it lingering on and not getting better with time and first aid treatments? If so you may have something called “thrower’s elbow.” This is similar to a...

Fitness Component
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Fitness Component

Aerobic Fitness: The aerobic test performed may depend on the starting fitness level of the players. A submaximal test of aerobic fitness may be suitable, such as a cycle test (Astrand test, Trilevel, PWC170), or the Cooper 12 minute run. For players used to some conditioning exercise, the maximum effort shuttle run (beep) test would...

Let’s talk about batting!
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Let’s talk about batting!

There is much more to hitting a cricket ball than just swinging the bat, in fact- far from it! Batting is a whole body activity- from moving to hit the ball using the legs too- swinging of the bat and arms. As you lift the bat behind first to generate force and then bring it...

Drills to do for a strong game
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Drills to do for a strong game

Want a strong game? Want to play to your best potential? Want to never get injured? Then you should include some must-do exercises as a part of your training! Since the start of T20s and one-day cricket matches, this game of cricket has become really fast. Wherein the batsman cannot just continue to defend the...

Stretching and flexibility – the why and how!
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Stretching and flexibility – the why and how!

Stretching should be the mantra to recovery for a runner, a bodybuilder, a gym enthusiast, a sports player and a recreational walker. I have seen too many discrepancies in stretching which eventually lead to overuse injuries of muscles and joints. Either one doesn’t stretch at all, or not enough or stretches incorrectly. Often people ask...

Menopause
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Menopause

Women are terrified with the thought of entering menopause; they believe their life will no longer be the same and that things will just spiral downwards. I think this is because of the myths that surround menopause. With so many negative stories being told, it isn’t surprising that women begin to feel anxious about menopause....

Back pain? Stop doing these exercises!
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Back pain? Stop doing these exercises!

“I hurt my back while I was doing crunches!” I have heard this not just once but numerous times. Back pain is one of the commonest ailments that afflict the modern man; partly because of sedentary life that weakens core muscles but partly also because in the race to get fit quickly, exercises that shouldn’t...

Fit and healthy Pregnancy
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Fit and healthy Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a beautiful time for a woman. It is a moment she has waited for, a moment that will transform her into “mom”. Still, this beautiful period of her life is not without its own set of problems. Not only is her body changing in ways she couldn’t imagine possible but also there is...