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 →

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 →

Mobility – Essential to Performance

In order to perform your best, you need to move well in a biomechanical way and a mobility practice will help you do exactly this. Can you get into the correct position on every exercise or drill? Do you have the ability to move with proper form and alignment? Your Continue Reading →

Alignment – Form Equals Function

If you’ve been training hard and competing to get yourself better, it’s time you look your alignment, in movement as well as stationary, because ‘form equals function’. Improving your performance will involve improving your movement and that requires an awareness and development of your alignment – in all positions. Stop 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 →