Jace develops Volt training programs, writes sport performance content and coordinates Volt's team of consulting strength coaches. Before Volt, Jace worked as a sport scientist and has trained athletes since 2010. He specializes in the instruction of Olympic Weightlifting technique and he obtained his BS in Exercise Science from Seattle Pacific University. Jace currently competes in Olympic Weightlifting and is a Lift Big Eat Big Sponsored Athlete.
The shoulder is very unique in that it is the most mobile join in the human body is used in nearly every human sporting action. And due to its large range of motion (ROM), the shoulder can end up in some highly stressful, unstable, injury-prone positions.
Forearm and grip strength are often overlooked in a lacrosse athlete’s training plan—but definitely shouldn’t be. The muscles of the hand and forearm are the final point at which energy is transferred from your body into the stick.
Unless you are working with a strength coach, chances are you don’t have too much guidance in your off-season training. This can lead to a lot of common mistakes that many athletes make when trying to develop their fitness for the upcoming season.