Structural balance refers to an equal ratio of strength and stability in opposing muscle groups and their stabilisers. Training for structural balance reduces risk of injury alongside improving absolute, relative strength and strength endurance. A simple example would be comparing hamstring strength to that of the quadriceps.
How Does This Apply to the Tactical Athlete?
When we use the term tactical athlete, we are referring to military personnel who operate in a combative/kinetic environment. Whether you are Tier 1, 2 or 3, the chances are at some point you will disembark from the helicopter, plane or vehicle and rely on your body to complete the mission.
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