Posts Tagged with "corrective exercise"
Bridging the Gap Between Physical Therapy and Strength and Conditioning. How Much of a Gap Is There?
Today’s guest post comes courtesy of Andrew Millett – a good friend of mine and brilliant physical therapist outside of Boston. The term “bridging the gap” is always brought up when the discussion of physical therapy and strength and conditioning comes up. There’s no doubt a melding of the two when discussing the most successful… Read more
The Power of Test, Re-Test: How to Supercharge and Add Value to Your Assessment
During the Complete Hip & Shoulder Workshop in Seattle last weekend I spoke on the importance of the test/re-test concept with regards to assessment. It’s nothing fancy or elaborate. You test something – whether it be range of motion or maybe a strength discrepancy – implement a “corrective” modality if something’s deemed out of whack,… Read more
6 Unconventionally Simple Exercises
Note From TG: Today’s guest post comes courtesy of Long Island based personal trainer and coach, Chris Cooper. I had the pleasure of meeting Chris in person a few weeks ago in NYC during the Motivate & Movement LAB hosted by Mark Fisher Fitness. We discussed training, programming, and, of course, unicorns. Enjoy. I think… Read more
Common Mistakes With Shoulder Assessment
Assessment in the health and fitness setting can be tricky, and rife with numerous (common) mistakes some fitness professionals make. This is especially true when we start talking shoulders. Mistake #1: the shoulder isn’t just the shoulder. As in: it’s not just one “thing.” We’re actually referring to a shoulder “complex” that’s, well, complex. The… Read more
Is Corrective Exercise Overrated?
We got a doctor in the house! Today’s guest post comes courtesy of Dr. Evan Osar, a Chicago based chiropractic physician and coach, and someone I’ve been a huge fan of since reading his first two books Form and Function and Corrective Exercise Approach to Common Hip and Shoulder Dysfunction. His latest resource (a course, really),… Read more
Everything You Know About Corrective Exercise Is Wrong
Raise your hand if the mere sight of the term “corrective exercise” makes the hair on the back of your neck stand up or results in having to resist the urge to jump through a pane glassed window. [Raises hand] Corrective exercise can mean different things to different fitness professionals. For some, like physical therapists,… Read more
How Deep Down the Rabbit Hole Do We Really Need to Go?
Today’s topic has been something that’s been festering in my brain for a while now, and it’s only been within the last few weeks where I felt the need to put something down on paper. Or in this case, down on keypad. To save face, you can relax….it has nothing to do with Tracy Anderson… Read more
How to Hip Hinge Like a Boss
Or, in other words: Learn how to groove the hip hinge and then be able to train like a boss. Quick question/observation: Have you ever wondered why, among other things – like why women tend to make that funny face when applying make-up – when it comes to American cars, or “Western” cars, the driver’s… Read more