Neck Training for Combat Athletes

First let me say I feel training the neck is a very under utilized aspect of programming. For anyone involved combat and collision sports, such as wrestling and football, training the neck should be an integral part of their training programs.

Basic Neck Training for Wrestlers

By John Gaglione

First let me say I feel training the neck is a very under utilized aspect of programming. For anyone involved combat and collision sports, such as wrestling and football, training the neck should be an integral part of their training programs. Training neck for strength and stability can help prevent injuries. A thick strong neck is vital for preventing concussions as well. We see concussions more and more frequently in sports and I think  it is important we start to think about training the neck on a more regular basis or athletes who are susceptible to these injuries. Continue reading “Neck Training for Combat Athletes”