Exercise is Just a Human Invention

A post shared by Nicole Delegas (@muscle_mind_movement) on Mar 14, 2017 at 1:31pm PDT “Exercise is just a human invention designed for us to compensate for the fact that we are not living the way we are supposed to” @drandreospina 🔹Our bodies are brilliant – they respond to the stresses we force upon them. 🔹They… READ MORE

MBSC Linear Warm Up

A post shared by Nicole Delegas (@muscle_mind_movement) on Apr 5, 2017 at 9:53am PDT Here is a snippet of our linear warm-up at @bodybyboyle 👇🏻Dynamic Warm-Ups are a great opportunity to… 👉🏻 Teach movement skills and to prepare the body for speed work 👉🏻Take musculature through full range 👉🏻 Increase body/muscle temperature ✔️Bear Crawl: 🔹Active… READ MORE

30 Minute Kettlebell Workout: 20-15-10-5

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Sep 8, 2016 at 5:41am PDT Consistency is key when it comes to health and fat loss. For many people there aren’t enough hours in the day but that doesn’t mean you can’t do..SOMETHING to make you sweat. I love this kettlebell circuit because it’s brutally… READ MORE

Anti-Extension Exercises

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Sep 1, 2016 at 1:03pm PDT Anti-Extension Do you have control in the presence of change? These anti-extension progressions simply challenge you to maintain your spinal position through various demands of knee or shoulder flexion/extension, as well as different tools or bases of support. Follow these… READ MORE

90/90 Femoral Control AKA “Seated Hip Openers”

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Aug 23, 2016 at 6:14pm PDT 90/90 Femoral Control AKA “Seated Hip Openers” Lately, I’ve been enjoying incorporating this femoral control drill with all my clients. Many people have poor open chain femoral control. Often this can lead to nasty hip problems like FAI, Hip Flexor… READ MORE

30 Minute Joint Friendly “Strongman” Workout:

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Aug 22, 2016 at 4:28am PDT 30 Minute Joint Friendly “Strongman” Workout: Sled Pushes, Farmers Carries and Push-Ups are full body exercises making them brutally efficient at both building muscle and raising heart rate. I especially like using exercises like this when I’m short on time… READ MORE

Post-Flight Mobility Circuit 3/3: Hips + Full Body Integration

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Aug 8, 2016 at 3:20pm PDT Post-Flight Mobility Circuit 3/3: Hips + Full Body Integration Like most people my back and hips feel especially sticky after a long flight. I find that this prescription always does the trick to get my body back to wear it… READ MORE

Post-Flight Mobility Circuit 2/3: Lower Leg

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Aug 8, 2016 at 9:48am PDT Post-Flight Mobility Circuit 2/3: Lower Leg Often when people talk about getting bound up from sitting they focus on the hips and shoulders (for good reason!). But don’t count out the damage immobility does to the lower leg. When seated… READ MORE

Post-Flight Mobility Circuit 1/3: Spine and Shoulders

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Aug 5, 2016 at 10:35pm PDT Post-Flight Mobility Circuit 1/3: Spine and Shoulders Travel will wreck your body if you let it. Understand that possessing good movement is a choice. Prioritize your body and you can survive and even thrive no matter how many miles you… READ MORE

Shoulder Girdle Movement Therapy

A post shared by Nicole Delegas (@muscle_mind_movement) on Jun 7, 2017 at 12:31pm PDT Shoulder Girdle Movement Therapy: Shoulder CARS: 📌The glenohumeral joint (shoulder) is a ball-and-socket joint responsible for bringing your arm into a wide range of ranges 📌Shoulder CARS, invented/popularized by @drandreospina are a great exercise to challenge the ranges of the shoulder… READ MORE

Hip (Re)Conditioning – Loaded Hip Circles

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on May 21, 2016 at 10:44am PDT (Re)Conditioning loaded hip circles This series of progressions is designed to challenge hip movement through some of the developmental phases. Great way to challenge concentric flexion, eccentric extension and rotation simultaneously. Phase 1- Supine. Loaded circles flat on your back.… READ MORE

What Are You Bad At?

A post shared by Nicole Delegas (@muscle_mind_movement) on Dec 1, 2015 at 10:47am PST I came across this picture that I had taken last year of a home made agility ladder that I made in my basement. While I was interning, I sucked so bad at all the ladder drills. I was so embarrassed I… READ MORE