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! 🔹For every time… 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 it meets… 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: 🔹Active… READ MORE

30 Minute Kettlebell Workout: 20-15-10-5

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Sep 8, 2016 at 5:41am PDT Consistency is key when it comes to health and fat loss. For many people there aren’t enough hours in the day but that doesn’t mean you can’t do..SOMETHING to make you sweat. I love this kettlebell circuit because it’s brutally… READ MORE

Anti-Extension Exercises

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Sep 1, 2016 at 1:03pm PDT Anti-Extension Do you have control in the presence of change? These anti-extension progressions simply challenge you to maintain your spinal position through various demands of knee or shoulder flexion/extension, as well as different tools or bases of support. Follow these… READ MORE

90/90 Femoral Control AKA “Seated Hip Openers”

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Aug 23, 2016 at 6:14pm PDT 90/90 Femoral Control AKA “Seated Hip Openers” Lately, I’ve been enjoying incorporating this femoral control drill with all my clients. Many people have poor open chain femoral control. Often this can lead to nasty hip problems like FAI, Hip Flexor… READ MORE

30 Minute Joint Friendly “Strongman” Workout:

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Aug 22, 2016 at 4:28am PDT 30 Minute Joint Friendly “Strongman” Workout: Sled Pushes, Farmers Carries and Push-Ups are full body exercises making them brutally efficient at both building muscle and raising heart rate. I especially like using exercises like this when I’m short on time… READ MORE

Post-Flight Mobility Circuit 3/3: Hips + Full Body Integration

A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Aug 8, 2016 at 3:20pm PDT Post-Flight Mobility Circuit 3/3: Hips + Full Body Integration Like most people my back and hips feel especially sticky after a long flight. I find that this prescription always does the trick to get my body back to wear it… READ MORE