Movement As Medicine

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Dec 19, 2018 at 12:07pm PST Movement As Medicine 🏋🏾‍♀️ 💊 ⠀⠀ What we train on the outside, effects how we think and feel on the inside. There have been numerous studies confirming the link between aerobic exercise and… READ MORE

Don’t Let Injuries Disrupt Your Training!

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Sep 7, 2018 at 10:14am PDT Don’t Let Injuries Disrupt Your Training! Although many people view exercise as a luxury I truly believe we should view it as any other basic need. Movement is essential and even when we… READ MORE

Vitamin D Workout

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on May 7, 2018 at 9:04am PDT Got in my first outdoor workout of the year this past week. As the weather warms up and sun comes out do your best to try and double up your sun exposure and… READ MORE

Leverbell Loaded Single Leg Squat: Ipsilateral Load vs Contralateral Load

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Aug 27, 2018 at 7:09am PDT Leverbell Loaded Single Leg Squat: Ipsilateral Load vs Contralateral Load This loading progression goes in the category of “Can’t, believe it took me so long to think of this.” We love single leg… READ MORE

Outdoor KB Workout

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Aug 7, 2018 at 11:13am PDT ☀️ Outdoor KB Workout 💪🏽 We spent last weekend down at my parents house so @mynameisbonquiqui and I opted to bring along a few kettlebells and train outdoors rather than searching for a… READ MORE

How to Use a Pentagon Bar

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Jul 25, 2018 at 8:18am PDT I love it when we get new toys to play with! We recently picked up a Pentagon Bar from @aunit_ltd so yesterday I used my workout to experiment with it and see how… READ MORE

Lateral Squat Progression

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Jul 19, 2018 at 8:11am PDT Lateral Squat Progression In general, I think most people need to spend more time moving laterally. From the warm-up to the weight room the average gym-goers spends the majority of their time moving… READ MORE

Back Pain Essentials

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Jul 12, 2018 at 9:23am PDT Back Pain Essentials Back pain sufferers will typically present with poor stability/motor control at the pelvis and lumbar spine. In the clinic, I find most people improve greatly with time spent learning how… READ MORE

Lever Bell Single Leg Hip Lift

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Jul 4, 2018 at 3:40am PDT Lever Bell Single Leg Hip Lift I picked up a new exercise upgrade while attending a presentation by @not_mark__sanchez on The Lever Bell at @perform_better. The single leg hip lift is a staple… READ MORE

Changing Perceptions About The “Fitness Professional”

Marco Sanchez recently posted a video on his Instagram asking:  “What can we do to change the negative perception that the public has about Fitness Professionals?”  He was drawing attention to the fact that many people do not look at personal training or strength and conditioning as a “real profession” and that they look at… READ MORE

Single Leg Eccentric Slideboard Leg Curl

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Jun 25, 2018 at 3:03pm PDT Single Leg Eccentric Slideboard Leg Curl I love this exercise as a tool to rehabilitate and prevent hamstring strains. My goal is always to work toward this progression following success with eccentric and… READ MORE