Basic Assessments and Movement Evaluations for Runners

Michael Rosengart, CPT, CES, CSCS outlines the importance of assessing movements and shares the Basic Assessments and Movement Evaluations for runners and athletes that run from the PreHab Exercise Book for Runners, Fourth Edition. Start Right The first step to any effective training or prehab/rehab program is to evaluate the Continue Reading →

List of Common Compensation Patterns and Movement Dysfunctions

Within Human Movement, various patterns of compensation and the associated Movement Dysfunction limit an individual’s capability in performance and also dramatically increases the risk of, if not guarantees, a future injury. Conversely, trainers, coaches, and athletes that can identify common patterns of compensation in Human Movement have an opportunity to Continue Reading →

Synergistic Training – How to Improve Mobility, Stability and Strength

In training and prehabilitation, synergistic training can be used to greatly enhance mobility, stability and strength. Synergistic training is a training technique that intentionally blends various training modes with a diverse exercise selection in order to create a holistic and balanced structure of training stimuli (training stress) that will maximize Continue Reading →

Joint Distraction

Learn how to restore Joint function and improve Mobility with one very effective technique! We covered Joint Distractions in the Art of Stretching, but since this is such an effective technique that not many people practice, I wanted to revisit this technique is it’s own post. Also, I have provided Continue Reading →

The Art of Stretching

Guidelines for Effective Stretching Techniques Mobility is important in any athlete’s performance and effective stretching techniques will help the success of any Prehabilitation Program. There are several different ways to stretch- some good, some bad and some just a waste of time. This article will highlight and explain some of Continue Reading →

Soft Tissue Therapy – Explained

Focus on what moves you! Soft Tissue Therapy is an essential part of an effective training program, especially if performance is important to the athlete. It’s not new either. Soft tissue therapy has been around for a long time in various forms including massage. However, it’s largely over looked by Continue Reading →

Foot and Ankle Activation

Foot and Ankle Activation Exercises can help athletes improve their speed, power and agility, which will lead to greater success in soccer, basketball, football, running and many more sports. Incorporate Foot and Ankle Activation Exercises into your Prehabilitation Program and see a change in the way that you perform. The Continue Reading →

Hip and Glute Activation – Turn On your Prime Movers

Run, walk, jump or squat? Your hips are doing most of the work. At least they should be. Yet, many people lose the ability to perform these basic movements as they are biomechanically designed due to modern living, which is why Hip and Glute Activation Exercises are an essential ingredient Continue Reading →

PreHab Essentials – Activation Exercises

One of the most common ingredients to a great performance is efficiency in movement, which means that there is little compensation and that all of the essential muscles are firing at the right time. And to truly help create a great performance, we need to employ Activation Exercises to make Continue Reading →

Technical Failure: Rx for Sets and Reps

If you’ve ever stepped inside a gym, then chances are you’ve heard of “Sets & Reps” and you probably know what it means. If not, you’ll learn fast and we will introduce you to one of the easiest formulas to follow for working out. I learned about Sets & Reps Continue Reading →