What is the arm pump prevention program?
This arm pump prevention program was created by myself, a sports physiotherapist, a fellow rider & motocross enthusiast. Also, the high demand from my clients & athletes consistently approaching my trackside clinic, suffering from the barriers of arm pump has had a huge influence. Most of us are aware of the effects this can have on our riding, but it could be that one factor that may lose you spots on that podium.
This program was carefully put together & designed to address the physiological cause of arm pump long term – this isn’t a quick fix. This is a program designed for any rider at any level that wants to prevent the dreaded arm pump from hindering them from achieving optimal performance on the bike.
There are some myths out there floating around about not training forearms, and various ways to prevent arm pump. I’m here as a medical professional (and motocross enthusiast) to educate you about why we do the things we do and how it will help! At the end of the day, you would not want to be steered in the wrong direction, thus increasing your arm pump as this can be vital to your riding not to mention, painful!
I mean you wouldn’t stop training your legs just incase it makes it worse on the bike? No! You want to complete training that best replicates your chosen sports – thats the specificity of training.
Completing training that is specific to your sport is so important! You wouldn’t be training for swimming or football if you’re a motocross rider or just completing a generic run of the mill exercise program.
To be the best in your sport, you have to think a little more about specificity of training and less about your generic all round strength training.
This program includes three sections:
Each section contains carefully selected exercises chosen to gain optimal performance and function
from your forearm / wrist and elbow complex while assisting with the best injury prevention.
This program can also be tailored around injury as you are working alongside a medical professional, there are no barriers to achieving your goals!
What steps are involved?