The Landmine Press

A post shared by Nicole Delegas (@muscle_mind_movement) on Dec 8, 2015 at 11:15am PST LANDMINE PRESS: The landmine press is easily one of my favorite upper body exercises. Not only does it build overhead strength. But, it is one of the best alternatives for an overhead movement for people with a history of bad shoulder… READ MORE

Medial/Lateral Hurdles With a Stick

A post shared by Nicole Delegas (@muscle_mind_movement) on Jan 19, 2016 at 11:25am PST MEDIAL/LATERAL HURDLES with stick: While walking and running, we are consistently pushing off one-foot and landing with the other. So, why wouldn’t we train specific for sport and life by practicing single leg movements. Medial/lateral hurdle hops are an awesome lower… READ MORE

5 Things Worth Doing More of in the Gym

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on May 19, 2016 at 12:53pm PDT 5 things worth doing more of in the gym: Hang – We no longer swing from branch to branch, but there is something magical about putting your arms above your head and holding yourself off the ground. One minute is… READ MORE

HIP Opening Stretch Circuit

A post shared by Nicole Delegas (@muscle_mind_movement) on Mar 1, 2016 at 12:50pm PST HIP Opening Stretch Circuit: 1). Pigeon Stretch: Static external rotation *Hold for at least 30 seconds on each side. 2). Spiderman Stretch: Dynamic external rotation *Start in push up position (hands placed underneath the shoulders) *Place your foot outside your hand… READ MORE

Socks and A Hardwood Floor!

A post shared by Nicole Delegas (@muscle_mind_movement) on May 29, 2016 at 12:09pm PDT Socks and hardwood floors make for great mobility exercises! Here’s a little complex that I enjoy doing when I have limited space and time. Scapular protraction/retraction. We can never get enough retraction. I love these for everyone. Especially athletes that spend… READ MORE

Mindful Walking

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on May 9, 2016 at 10:40am PDT “Mindful Walking” is an excellent therapeutic pattern to begin waking up the bodies sensory inputs. Movement amnesia is a prevalent condition in the 21st century whether it be in our gait or in our breathing patterns. Often, we are so… READ MORE

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