Biomechanically Sounds Like Bullshit…

without proof.  To me, anyway.

I don’t see why people have to use the phrase “biomechanically sound” as if they’ve actually done a study and can prove that what they’re saying is true.  Watching gymnasts is not a study.  If a group of gymnasts use a particular technique, it’s not proof of the biomechanical soundness of that technique.  It could just be easier.  Like a tuck is easier than a layout but that doesn’t mean it’s more biomechanically sound than a layout.

For some reason, certain folks are just convinced that things like bent over landings and grabbing the shins in tuck are biomechanically sound.  Lunges are supposedly biomechanically sound.  Sheesh!

 

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One Response to “Biomechanically Sounds Like Bullshit…”

  1. Still Sounds Like Bullshit | Shergymrag Says:

    […] full-in out of the sky on floor – while grabbing the back of her thighs. With that in mind, I still doubt shin-grabbing is a better technique than thigh-grabbing …or nothing-grabbing. Seriously, we […]

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