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It's funny how this works.
Being fit and being healthy are often totally separate entities for people.
I see the separation everyday from a fascinating perspective.
I assess young athletes all the time that play a year round sport but they are unable to stand on one leg.
I assess successful...
The movement box represents your health, personal capabilities and options as an athlete.
When we begin life, our movement box is small.
As a person tries new things and explores more, movement quickly develops in its complexity and size.
By the time you are a young adult you might own a very...
Movement is why we are here.
Movement is the language that our brain understands.
Regardless of a persons' problem, the right movement will open the right door to improvement.
Some forget, others have no idea.
Pain, injury, depression, digestive problems, illness, high/low blood pressure, sleep...
The 3 basics of body ownership:
Everything else we do should be to support and make these things better!
I've never had a chronic pain client who was able to showcase any of these basics to me.
Movements look ratchet-y.
Contraction maps are blurry....
I get the same question over and over again - "what types of variables can I use to create smarter training sessions?"
Remember last time I told you to try it with your eyes closed! Well, this time I want you to try timing your favorite exercise to a beat!
You can use a metronome or even...
Are your clients renting your motivation?
This is perfectly acceptable at first.
People want to work with you because they see a healthy, motivated, intelligent professional and they want to feel these feelings too.
If you continue to allow them to rent your motivation it will likely...
At TMP, our clients really appreciate the fact that they get to feel like athletes and not patients.
Even if they are in a recovery process from pain or injury.
To me, there is no separation between rehabilitation and training.
Everyone, at some point, has pain or limitations.
Ever wonder why it's so hard to change?
Look in the mirror.
That's your biggest challenge.
Your brain is designed to keep you exactly the way that you are.
It's more predictable and safe.
Your brain is masterful when it comes to habit change.
It will get better at whatever you use it...
Why would you want a personal trainer?
Did you ever consider that your trainer could be your most powerful asset in your journey to health?
At TMP, we see you longer and more frequently than any of your healthcare providers!
The average person gets a total of 7 minutes with their physician...
Trying to move fast does not always grant you improved speed.
Much of my time working with athletes is based around teaching them control of small movements.
Oftentimes, speed is hiding the need for something else.
When you see abrupt high speed movements during simple athletic drills, it almost...
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