Brain Stimulating

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Jul 20, 2016 at 9:28am PDT “Exercise is for the brain, not the body. It affects mood, vitality, alertness and feelings of well-being” – John J. Ratay, MD I was going to think up a creatively worded post on why frontal plane and cross lateral movement… READ MORE

Rule Number 1: DO NO HARM

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Jul 2, 2016 at 9:59am PDT Rule number 1 of the coach is DO NO HARM. Improve performance is secondary. This is why we don’t have our adults client practice Olympic lifting. Most of them lack the prerequisites to practice Olympic lifting, so we stick to… READ MORE

Split Thoracic Rotation

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Jun 29, 2016 at 5:21pm PDT I’ve really been loving this thoracic rotation drill lately for both myself and my clients. Forcing the hips into abduction and the trunk into flexion seems to really lock down the lumbar spine well so you can force rotation through… READ MORE

Overhead Squat Correctives

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Jun 29, 2016 at 10:42am PDT Stability WOD: Part 7 of 7 The Squat Many of the attendees who have taken our @certifiedfsc course have told me that something clicks for them when we explain the thought process behind a leg lower being a single leg… READ MORE

Inline Lunge Correctives

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Jun 28, 2016 at 8:47am PDT Stability WOD: Part 6 of 7 Inline Lunge Many of the attendees who have taken our @certifiedfsc course have told me that something clicks for them when we explain the thought process behind a leg lower being a single leg… READ MORE

Hurdle Step Correctives

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Jun 27, 2016 at 10:49am PDT Stability WOD: Part 5 of 7 Hurdle Step Many of the attendees who have taken our @certifiedfsc course have told me that something clicks for them when we explain the thought process behind a leg lower being a single leg… READ MORE

Breaking Down the Turkish Get Up (TGU)

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Jun 24, 2016 at 2:07pm PDT Breaking Down the Turkish Get Up (TGU) When performing the TGU it is very important to progress slowly. Break down the entire movement into weeks of learning each part. Don’t worry about loading early on. “You should perform at least… READ MORE

Push Up Correctives

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Jun 23, 2016 at 11:50pm PDT Stability WOD: Part 4 of 7 the Push Up Many of the attendees who have taken our @certifiedfsc course have told me that something clicks for them when we explain the thought process behind a leg lower being a single… READ MORE

Rotary Stability Correctives

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Jun 22, 2016 at 8:41pm PDT Stability WOD: Part 3 of 7 Rotary Stability Many of the attendees who have taken our @certifiedfsc course have told me that something clicks for them when we explain the thought process behind a leg lower being a single leg… READ MORE

Shoulder Mobility Correctives

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Jun 21, 2016 at 4:00pm PDT Stability WOD: Part 2 of 7 Shoulder Mobility & Pressing Many of the attendees who have taken our @certifiedfsc course have told me that something clicks for them when we explain the thought process behind a leg lower being a… READ MORE

Shin Angles

A post shared by Nicole Delegas (@muscle_mind_movement) on May 13, 2017 at 10:13am PDT Great demo’s here by Stength Coach @nikaouellett Here’s what she had to say about shin angles and how we apply them at Mike Boyles Strength and Conditioning… Proper shin angles are pertinent to acceleration development in athletes. At @bodybyboyle examples of… READ MORE

MBSC Lateral Warm Up

A post shared by Nicole Delegas (@muscle_mind_movement) on May 3, 2017 at 10:53am PDT Here is a snippet of our lateral warm-up at @bodybyboyle Following warm-ups we move on to agility ladders and lateral speed drills! Lateral Bear Crawl Lateral Skip Cross-Over Skip:”Abduction skipping” Cross-Under Skip:”Adduction skipping” Lateral Shuffle Carioca

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