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

Transactional Fitness to Transformational Fitness

Question: Where do you see the fitness industry going in the next 20 years? My Answer: I see the industry shifting from Transactional fitness to Transformational fitness. In the near future, we’ll no longer see gyms offering cheap memberships along with cheap service. The ones where you scan your card, put in your headphones, and… READ MORE

Coaching and Progressing The Inverted Row

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Apr 2, 2018 at 5:53am PDT Coaching and Progressing The Inverted Row The inverted row is one of the most programmed exercises in our training toolbox. This upper body pulling variation is so accessible to a wide range of… READ MORE

Show Me Where to Look, But Not What To See.

We can all benefit from having a mentor. And not just one. Like a snake sheds its skin, we shed our mentors when it’s time. And although your mentor will change throughout your career, the fact that you need one never will. Over my career I’ve had some incredible mentors. I truly stand on the… READ MORE

Acceleration Training: Sled Drag Sprints

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Sep 18, 2018 at 10:38am PDT Acceleration Training: Sled Drag Sprints 🏃🏼 — 🛷 💨 Like @michael_boyle1959 posted last week we’ve been loving the use of sled sprints in our acceleration progression at @bodybyboyle. The small external load from… READ MORE

Real-Life Laboratory

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Movement As Medicine (@movementasmedicine) on Mar 28, 2018 at 1:42pm PDT Real-Life Laboratory On Wednesday Jim and I like to experiment. I train him in a group with two other guys on Monday and Friday and we adhere to a fairly consistent program. Typically… READ MORE