Tennis Ball Assisted Single Leg Squat

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Jan 16, 2018 at 6:07pm PST Tennis Ball Assisted Single Leg Squat At MBSC we’ve found this Single Leg Squat regression to be one of our most helpful. I like using the tennis ball variation when clients depend too… READ MORE

Sled Pushes as a Strength Exercise for the Posterior Chain

A post shared by Michael Boyle (@michael_boyle1959) on Mar 8, 2018 at 5:21am PST I’m really starting to see sled pushes as more of a strength exercise for the posterior chain. I liken it back to the old Charlie Francis reverse leg press idea. In addition the vector has obvious transfer to sprinting. Our 13… READ MORE

1/2 Kneeling Kettlebell Halo

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Apr 24, 2017 at 9:19am PDT 1/2 Kneeling Kettlebell Halo The 1/2 Kneeling Halo is a versatile drill that can serve as an effective warm-up or hip/core stabilization drill. I prefer to position the client inline on a beam or line on the ground to increased… READ MORE

Total Gym Jump Trainer

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Feb 12, 2018 at 7:53am PST Total Gym Jump Trainer No, thats not Chuck Norris demoing jump squats on the Total Gym that’s my client Stu. Hip extension and plantar flexion strength and power are both significant predictors of both self-selected and maximal walking speed in… READ MORE

Can you move your shoulder blades independently from your rib cage?

A post shared by Nicole Delegas (@muscle_mind_movement) on Jan 30, 2018 at 1:54pm PST Can you move your shoulder blades independently from your rib cage? Have been using this with many of my clients that have trouble separating their scapula from their rib cage. Joints don’t move themselves! Try this Scapular Retraction activation drill and… READ MORE

Doorway Assisted Leg Lower

A post shared by Michael Boyle (@michael_boyle1959) on Apr 18, 2016 at 7:33am PDT Doorway assisted leg lower. I love leg lowers for people who struggle with the one leg straight leg dead lift. The bad part about these is we don’t have enough doorways/ columns and end up resorting to bands which aren’t nearly… READ MORE

Elbow Controlled Articular Rotations

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Apr 28, 2017 at 7:45am PDT Elbow Controlled Articular Rotations: “CARS” via @drandreospina and #FRC —– Don’t sleep on this exercise because it appears silly or like a waste of time. Most people suck at controlling radial/ulnar relationship to the humerus and aren’t willing focus on… READ MORE

Should kids lift weights?

A post shared by Michael Boyle (@michael_boyle1959) on Feb 6, 2018 at 3:34am PST Been getting lots of questions about training kids. I’ve gotten so many that I decided that my next project with @athletesacceleration is going to be on training kids. One question was about load recommendations for young athletes. One thing I believe in… READ MORE

Wrist Prep: Rolling Fists

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on May 6, 2017 at 4:03am PDT Wrist Prep: Rolling  Fists Massage Therapists: Are our wrists beat up from bodywork? Baseball Players: Are your wrists jacked from hitting? Fighters: Dealing with repeatedly jammed wrists? Hockey: How’s the over use effecting your wrister? This is one of @scottyg003‘s… READ MORE