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The power of choosing the right drill to support Corey with jump rope

Using brain based fitness to improve jump rope | TMP from Taylor Kruse on Vimeo.

Check out my most recent video of Corey learning to jump rope.

This is an awesome demonstration of how powerful training inputs can be to create greater performance.

The goal was to jump rope for the first...

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What is the neurology of fitness and what does it have to do with my squat?

education pain performance May 25, 2017

Most training and rehab systems are based on output.

For example, if someone is performing a squat and you notice that their knee is doing something funky, what do you do as the coach?

Most will tell the athlete to make a voluntary correction to try and fix the unwanted knee movement.

Using...

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Why we use vision, vestibular, and proprioceptive drills for better performance

Yesterday, we were teaching a movement workshop introducing some new ideas and concepts to martial artists.

Many of the drills I taught emphasized the idea that our brain will perform better when given external goals.

There is also a greater opportunity for learning.

We did a lot of integrated...

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Taylor's weekend movement seminar with local martial artists

Movement seminar for martial artists | TMP from Taylor Kruse on Vimeo.

 

Put me in a room with wall to wall mats and I feel at home.

Working with wrestlers and martial artists is always special.

They appreciate working on the little things that create the big things!

Looking forward to...

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Did you know exercising the wrong areas could make a person worse?

Did you know that exercising the wrong areas could actually make a person worse?

And, it can increase the amount of time spent experiencing pain!

Here's the deal.

Our brain is wired for survival.

It will do whatever it needs to do in order to stay alive.

Even if it's not optimal.

Oftentimes,...

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Training teen athletes is so much more than just fitness

TMP | fitness from Taylor Kruse on Vimeo.

 

To say I'm proud is an understatement.

This chick is a rockstar!

If you could only see how far she has come.

16 years old!

Started when she was 14.

Her secret?

She lives in the moment and shows up every freaking time.

No cell phone distractions.

...

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What do you do if your health or movement problems are "functional?"

health motivation recovery May 15, 2017

Approximately 33% of traditional neurologic consults result in a medical diagnosis of "functional neurologic deficits."

This means they are suffering from issues that have no identifiable cause.

They are not broken enough according to standard guidelines.

People who suffer from undetected...

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How long can you compensate until it becomes a bigger problem?

education pain May 11, 2017

Exploding into the information on day 1 of Structure at Zhealth Performance.

Humans are amazing at adapting.

There is no perfect movement.

There is only suboptimal and optimal movement.

Is it possible to have movement issues that do not result in pain?

Absolutely!

The question is, how long will...

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A Lesson in Entrepreneurship: Go Pick a Fight and Lose

our stories May 07, 2017

The endless quest to learn.

Go pick a fight and lose.

You have to be ok with it.

The past 3 years has been a relentless effort to find what we are looking for.

Starting a business.

Changing the business.

Changing it again.

And then again.

Alisha going back to school full-time.

Continuing our...

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Corey training balance and jumping post-lung transplant

Have the courage to start where you are | TMP from Taylor Kruse on Vimeo.

 

What seems trivial for some is monumental for others.

Corey has been training hard with us the past few years post double lung transplant.

Why is jumping rope for one repetition such a milestone for him?

Besides the...

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