Coaching Points: Half Kneeling Cable Lift

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Mar 16, 2018 at 1:34pm PDT Coaching Points: Half Kneeling Cable Lift The Half Kneeling Cable Lift is one of our most frequently programmed exercises. In fact, we’ve posted about it on here before but there are some finer coaching points that people often miss that… READ MORE

Coach John Wooden Series: DB Row

A post shared by Michael Boyle (@michael_boyle1959) on Feb 8, 2017 at 12:14pm PST John Wooden Coaching Part 4 Dumbbell Row. This is another Do This, Not This, This video. Dumbbell rows look simple but are really hard to teach. Take a look.

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Motor Skill Mastery: Creating Variable Pattern Options For Your Clients

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Sep 13, 2017 at 9:38am PDT Motor Skill Mastery: Creating Variable Pattern Options For Your Clients Good training is often boring and for real strength training enthusiasts that’s fine. I personally could trap bar deadlift, kettle bell press and single leg squat for the rest of… READ MORE

Short On Time? Don’t Short Your Training.

Written by: Jenny Dizubla You planned for the 6 pm workout class but your final meeting of the day ran late. You wanted to get up early for that morning sweat sesh but your kid was up in the middle of the night crying. You intended to workout while ‘on the road’ but you’re feeling… READ MORE

Stick Mobility Deadbug

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Feb 23, 2018 at 6:31am PST Stick Mobility Deadbug This dead bug variation has been one of the many instant upgrades that we got from our time in the @stickmobility certification. Like @scottyg003 stated perfectly in his post yesterday, the basics are about knowing how to exert… READ MORE

Coach John Wooden Series: Hip Bridge

A post shared by Michael Boyle (@michael_boyle1959) on Feb 6, 2017 at 6:23pm PST John Wooden Coaching continued… Do this, not this , this Might have exaggerated the abs popping. It’s not a hip thrust, it’s a bridge. It’s not a thrust but, a glute squeeze and a big exhale.

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How we use the Coregeous Ball from @yogatuneup

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Jul 14, 2017 at 10:17am PDT How we use the Coregeous Ball from @yogatuneup I’ve always been a fan of Jill Miller’s work but I really fell in love with the Coregeous Ball after her hands on workshop in Germany last month. The ball is a… READ MORE

Single Leg Deadlift Progression

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Feb 26, 2018 at 8:28am PST Single Leg Deadlift Progression The single deadlift has become my favorite lower body exercise in the MBSC program because of its overall versatility. Whether being used as a primary strength exercise or motor control drill the SLDL can be a… READ MORE

Single Leg Strength and Lowest System Load

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Jul 26, 2017 at 12:50pm PDT Single Leg Strength and Lowest System Load I’ve been thinking about the concept of “lowest system load” a lot lately. This is an idea that has always been on the forefront at @bodybyboyle for our athletes but has pushed its… READ MORE

“Just do SOMETHING. Do your best to check the box everyday.”

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Mar 5, 2018 at 4:28am PST “Just do SOMETHING. Do your best to check the box everyday.” That’s typically my response when asked about how to deal with the challenges of training on the road. Different environment. Different schedule. Different food. Maybe even a different side… READ MORE

The John Wooden Coaching Series: Box Jumps

A post shared by Michael Boyle (@michael_boyle1959) on Jan 25, 2017 at 6:35am PST The John Wooden Coaching Series Coach Wooden was famous for his ” do this, not this, this” demos Here’s @kenwhit16 demoing perfect box jump instruction. Jump up, land soft, don’t stomp, land soft. Great teaching in under 10 seconds. No lectures,… READ MORE