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Starting Roller Derby Strength Training – 3 Key Areas

Strength Training For Roller Derby Key AreasContinuing with getting started in strength training for Derby, I’m going to talk a little bit about how I work with a new Derby athlete.

Assuming that all of our assessments check out clean and there’s no major issue (old or recent injuries, major muscle imbalances, etc) to overcome, as those would instantly take priority, there are a few key areas of the body that I need to make sure are up to snuff.  When these areas are targeted and strengthened, you’ll immediately become a better Derby athlete and be well on the way to injury-resistant, as well.

These particular “problem areas”, aren’t necessarily the ones most women would think of, but we have a wide variety of methods to target them.  In fact, my clients have made a lot of jokes over the years about my “bag of tricks”.  Today I’m going to share with you a few of the best, meat and potatoes options.
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