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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Active Straight Leg Raise Correctives

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Jun 20, 2016 at 9:05pm PDT Stability WOD: Part 1 of 7 the Active Straight Leg Raise 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… READ MORE

Kieser Lift Variations

A post shared by Nicole Delegas (@muscle_mind_movement) on Apr 20, 2017 at 1:43pm PDT Our Kieser Lift Variations are a great example of how we slowly progress most exercises! A general rule for movement progressions from start to end: – Limit the amount of joints involved – Introduce more joints – Increase the stability demands… READ MORE

Teaching The Bear Crawl

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Jun 12, 2016 at 10:44am PDT Teaching bear crawls with some tactile feedback during today’s @certifiedfsc event in Munich at @ft.club. In the first clip the girls are working on 6 Point Crawling (Hands, Knees and Toes down) as an introductory progression. In the second clip… READ MORE

There is a POOR Relationship Between Structural Abnormalities and Symptoms

A post shared by Nicole Delegas (@muscle_mind_movement) on Mar 22, 2017 at 3:42pm PDT There is a POOR relationship between structural abnormalities and symptoms: – People walk around with structural abnormalities their entire life and never experience symptoms of pain. While others get various imaging tests done (Ex. MRI’s) that are read as “normal” –… READ MORE

Chin-up/Pull-up Grip Variations

A post shared by Nicole Delegas (@muscle_mind_movement) on Feb 2, 2017 at 12:33pm PST Here are a few chin-up/pull-up grip variations performed by coach @georg1o Some things to keep in mind when programming upper body workouts: – Smart training incorporates a balanced participation of musculature. – Upper body strength exercises are not an exception! –… READ MORE

Push Up Variations

A post shared by Nicole Delegas (@muscle_mind_movement) on Feb 7, 2017 at 1:30pm PST We adapt to our environment! Challenge yourself to get out of the same training habits. When things get easy – look for alternate ways to expose your body to different stressors. This applies for all movements and patterns. You can always… READ MORE

Keeping Your Hips and Spine Healthy

A post shared by Nicole Delegas (@muscle_mind_movement) on May 25, 2017 at 1:16pm PDT Here is what I do every day to keep my hips moving and spine healthy. 90/90 Hip Rotations: – Begin seated with both legs at 90 degree angles – Raise the back leg slowly and rotate the back foot around so… READ MORE

Want to stay youthful as you age?

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Jun 7, 2016 at 1:05pm PDT Want to stay youthful as you age? Continue training for strength as you head into your golden years. It’s never too late to start. Keep scratching and clawing for more muscle mass no matter what your age is. Boomer came… READ MORE

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:… READ MORE