In the early stages of the introduction of the strength and conditioning coach in our colleges and universities, the majority felt strongly that the use of barbells and strength training devices would inhibit athleticism by bulking and stiffening the athlete. Women, in general had a strong fear of becoming overly muscular.
Educators worked to dispel those fears and strength and conditioning programs are now commonplace throughout athletics.
Some wrongly conceived beliefs still linger today when it comes to training the musculature associated with the cervical spine. Whether male or female it is one of the most important areas an athlete or nonathlete should train. Strength train the head, neck and jaw when you Get Strong.