Does Specific Isolated Muscle Training have a Place? [news]
Over the last 10 years there has been ongoing controversy amongst health and movement professionals as to whether training specific local muscles to control joint movement is necessary. It is true that local stabiliser muscles do not work in isolation from global muscles in normal function. But does this mean that there is no place for specifically isolating them in the initial phase of training? What do we mean by training? Is it training for fitness and conditioning, for injury prevention, or to rehabilitate an injury?