Movement Principles and Breathing

There are a lot of exercises to choose from, tons of methodologies to practice, and lots of areas to focus on when it comes to training and rehab. How do you determine which stuff is most important for your clients? In a time where noise is at an all-time high, having sound principles that you operate from can help you stay focused on what matters most with helping your clients reach their goals. Principles, breathing, and so much more were on the setlist for the Flat White Podcast I had recently done. Topics discussed include: How to get the most out of attending seminars What are the top priorities one must focus on when working with a new client How programming differences in rehab and training scenarios to help the client reach their goals How to navigate when clients hit plateaus Which movement tests are my key decision-makers for designing programs Why anthropometrics matter with movement limitations The difference between movement variability and movement options and why everyone needs both The importance of developing movement fundamentals How all body systems influence each other How knowing the fundamentals of movement makes you better at assimilating information from seminars What are some basic activities that improve infrasternal angle dynamics The differences between a squat and a hinge, and how to improve each Click here or the links below to check it out. Flat White 36 – Movement Principles & Breathing With Zac Cupples on Apple Podcasts Image by Ichigo121212 from Pixabay

Read More

The Learning Process, The Axial Skeleton, and Squats – Rebel Performance Podcast

Are you struggling at structuring your learning? Or perhaps this whole inhalation and exhalation mechanics in regards to movement is confusing AF. Or maybe you are caught up in social media squat debates and don’t know what to believe anymore, or what is safe. If this sounds like you, then you’ll definitely want to check out this podcast I did on Rebel Performance. In it, we deep dive into all of these topics, and why it’s important for both your programming and that of your clients. I also make a surprise announcement on it 🙂

Read More

Staying Current, Tennis Elbow, and Obers Test – Movement Debrief Episode 87

Movement Debrief Episode 87 is in the books. Below is a copy of the video for your viewing pleasure, and audio if you can’t stand looking at me. Here is the set list: What tricks do I use to stay current? How do I filter out content that I consume? After variability is restored, what strategies do I use for tennis elbow? Why do I utilize the obers test?

Read More

Suck Now, Be Better Later – 3 Ways to Improve Your Coaching

Have you ever struggled getting results or buy-in with clients, when the people you look up to make things seem effortless and easy? What if I told you that those great results your heroes get only happened due to learning from several failures? Through struggling over the course of multiple repetitions and clients. Yet, how can we embrace failure when our patients and clients expect results now? After all, people don’t work with you so you can learn. Or do they? That’s where I reached out to my homegirl Lucy Hendricks. She is one of the best coaches in the industry, but didn’t get there overnight. What I admire about her is she has created a system where trial and error is embraced. The best part? Her clients love it! Enjoy learning from Lucy how you can embrace the suck in your life. Your clients will thank you for it.

Read More