Foot Self Care

A post shared by Nicole Delegas (@muscle_mind_movement) on Sep 23, 2016 at 1:35pm PDT “Problems in the upper body vanish as the feet ‘understand’ them” -Ida Rolf Don’t neglect your feet! We trap our feet in shoes all day and forget to give them attention. Here are some easy self-care exercises you can do on… READ MORE

Coaching And Progressing The Squat

“Squats can do more for total mass and body strength than probably all other lifts combined. Doing them wrong can do more damage than probably all the other moves, too. The goblet squat fixes all.” –  Dan John

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Push-ups Don’t Have a Gender

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on May 3, 2016 at 12:05pm PDT Push-ups don’t have a gender. @klinemulvihill @mvmarrow @erinaliciaguiney1  #strongwomen #movementasmedicine    Interested in Working With Us?

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What You See Versus What Your Coach Sees!

A post shared by Nicole Delegas (@muscle_mind_movement) on Sep 28, 2016 at 10:54am PDT What you see versus what your strength coach sees! THIS IS WHY I DO WHAT I DO EVERY DAY. Changing appearance <<< changing the way things appear to feel I believe EVERYONE DESERVES TO FEEL INVINCIBLE. Everyone deserves to feel “too… READ MORE

Fitness Is Part of the Solution

A post shared by Nicole Delegas (@muscle_mind_movement) on Oct 4, 2016 at 9:51am PDT Christian has been experiencing some extension based back pain after playing basketball. I am suspicious that it has to do with his tendency to go into spinal extension when jumping and landing. Here are some controlled drills we’ve been working on… READ MORE

Solid Simple Strength Training

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on May 3, 2016 at 11:38am PDT Nothing to see here people. Just consistent, well executed strength training. Good Training isn’t sexy. Do you want to get stronger? Do you want to look strong? Consistently put in effort, day in and day out. I’m way more impressed… READ MORE

Next Time Someone Says “You Lift Like A Girl” Say Thanks!

A post shared by Nicole Delegas (@muscle_mind_movement) on Oct 18, 2016 at 10:51am PDT Next time someone says “you lift like a girl” say thanks. Weights don’t discriminate, neither do we. Here, boys lift like girls and girls lift like boys #interchangeable  Iron moves with painted nails too 💅💁 @bodybyboyle  @movementasmedicine @perform_better  @lululemon  Interested in Working… READ MORE

You Can’t Do That Exercise In A Group Setting!

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Apr 29, 2016 at 3:09pm PDT “You Can’t Do That Exercise In A Group Setting” That’s the line I hear from other coaches all the time. It’s a cop out. I understand that logistics are logistics. You have to do the best you can with what… READ MORE

The Best Position is Your Next Position

A post shared by Nicole Delegas (@muscle_mind_movement) on Oct 23, 2016 at 2:43pm PDT The best position is your next position. Whether you’re on the floor, at your desk or even standing – always MOVE. We were not created to be sedentary beings. Don’t let your body forget that! @movementasmedicine @bodybyboyle Interested in Working With… READ MORE

The 7 Functional Movement Screens Paired with Correlated Exercises

A post shared by Nicole Delegas (@muscle_mind_movement) on Oct 26, 2016 at 3:38pm PDT We bring our cars in for inspection to ensure our safety. How are our bodies any different? Before we add load to movement, we must first pass the appropriate prerequisites! The FMS is a great screen we use @bodybyboyle to see if our… READ MORE

The Catch Position

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Apr 19, 2016 at 3:44pm PDT When working with the hang clean, the catch position is just as crucial as any other part of the lift. A poor catch position can lead to several issues. -Wrist and elbow pain or injury. -Reinforce poor mechanics for other… READ MORE

Life and Sport Demands Force Production and Force Absorption

A post shared by Nicole Delegas (@muscle_mind_movement) on Nov 9, 2016 at 1:47pm PST “True strength is not hardening, it is resilience, adaptability, stability. It is characterized by elasticity, which allows quick recuperation from fatigue.” (103, Ida Rolf) Life and sport demands force production and force absorption. Focus in on my feet. Notice that one… READ MORE