When they go fast, we go slow?

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Nov 13, 2018 at 10:03am PST When they go fast, we go slow? While laying over in Barcelona between @certifiedfsc events I was searching for a place to workout and stumbled upon this sweet graffiti covered futsal court. Seeing as I… READ MORE

A Better Way To Do Band Walks

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Jun 4, 2018 at 3:13pm PDT A Better Way To Do Band Walks The lateral band walk has been a staple in many coaches and therapists playbook for years now. It’s popularity soared as a result of numerous studies… READ MORE

When Selecting Exercises, Think Like a Lawyer

Coach Boyle is always reminding us to “think like a lawyer.” As coaches, when we assume responsibility for every injury that occurs in the gym, no matter the cause, we naturally select exercises and activities that greatly reduce the chance of injury – we think like lawyers. Box jumps should be done on soft boxes.… READ MORE

Motor Skill Mastery in The Warm-Up

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Nov 6, 2018 at 5:32am PST Motor Skill Mastery in The Warm-Up ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “The brain wants to be able to set up conditions by which it can solve the task in almost any circumstance.” – Michael Mezernich ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Warm-ups… READ MORE

Multi-planar Active Hip Stretch

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on May 3, 2018 at 2:53pm PDT Multi-planar Active Hip Stretch For lack of a more creative name I call this a “Multi-planar Active Hip Stretch.” In reality it’s an active mobility drill for the anterior and medial hip musculature.… READ MORE

At Home Full Body Interval Routine

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Oct 26, 2018 at 12:39pm PDT At Home Full Body Interval Routine ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ As it pertains to health or fat loss, training success doesn’t hinge on a big gym, fancy equipment or complicated programming. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Success will weigh far… READ MORE

Lever Bells

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Apr 28, 2018 at 9:29am PDT Lever Bells At @bodybyboyle we’ve really enjoyed playing with these new Lever Bells from @perform_better. These provide a unique tool to load traditional exercises in multiple planes and provide a challenge to the… READ MORE

“My Child Needs ________ Specific Training”

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Oct 15, 2018 at 11:02am PDT “My Child Needs ________ Specific Training” Insert: Soccer, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey etc, etc… The truth is good training is human specific with a tinge of sport driven specificity only when the athlete has… READ MORE

Capitalize on that to build great PEOPLE not just athletes.

If you coach kids here is something to keep in mind. Less than 6% of high scool athletes will compete at the NCAA level. If you are only focusing on athletic development and not human development then you are missing the big picture. Consider this quote: “One of the great myths in America is that… READ MORE

A Cueing Checklist For Coaches -P.A.F.

At one of our recent Certified Functional Strength Coach courses someone asked, “what order should I cue in?” Without realizing it until after I thoroughly explained, my answer made a nice acronym for cueing any exercise: P.A.F Position Action Finish and Feel Cue the POSITION you want them to start in (including the weight if… READ MORE

Double KB Snatch and Squat Circuit with Heart Rate Monitoring.

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Sep 25, 2018 at 3:31am PDT Double KB Snatch and Squat Circuit with Heart Rate Monitoring. Last week my friend @chweingroff tweeted: “Random exercises and declining output with increasing exertion can be defended at some level. No attention to… READ MORE

Navigating The Squat Progression

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Apr 7, 2018 at 3:36pm PDT Navigating The Squat Progression In my experience traveling and teaching I find that there’s often a lot of confusion about how we utilize the squat at @bodybyboyle. Do we hate squatting? Is it… READ MORE