EPOC Myth, Upper Body Landmine Exercises, and Enhancing Athletic Performance

This week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from Sharon Gam on BreakingMuscle.com, Ben Bruno on BretContreras.com, and Chris Tutela on EliteFTS.com.

 

Inner Circle Updatesmike reinold inner circle

My Last webinar recording on “Special Tests to Diagnose SLAP Tears” is now available to watch.

In this presentation, I review the many, many different SLAP special tests that exist and explain when and why you would choose certain ones for different people.

This webinar will cover:

  • Why there are so many different SLAP special tests
  • The common mechanisms of injury for SLAP tears
  • Why a good subjective history should lead your clinical examination
  • How to choose specific special tests for specific people
  • How to perform my most commonly used SLAP tests

 

Not an Inner Circle Member yet?!?  In addition to these webinars and this month’s exclusive discount, Inner Circle members have access to years worth of webinars, an exclusive member-only forum to interact, and more!

 


The #AskMikeReinold Show ask mike reinold show

On this episode of the #AskMikeReinold show we talk about how we do some of the things behind the scenes at Champion, including Online Coaching, One-on-One Treatments, and our Dress Code.

 

To see past episodes, subscribe, and ask us a question for the show please click below:

 

 


Elite Baseball Performance elite baseball performance

If you have any interest in baseball performance, training, or rehabilitation, you are going to want to check out my new website at EliteBaseballPerformance.com.

The mission of the site is to provide cutting edge, but trustworthy, information to enhance baseball performance.  There’s too much crap on the internet right now about baseball.  I want to fix this and create an ultimate resource for every baseball player, parent, coach, rehab specialist, and strength specialist.

I’ve developed an amazing advisory board and contributors like Dr. James Andrews and Dr. Glenn Fleisig of ASMI, MLB players Josh Beckett and Craig Breslow, MLB athletic trainers Stan Conte and Ken Crenshaw, and other amazing people like Eric Cressey, Alan Jaeger, Paul Reddick, Lantz Wheeler and more.

We have a bunch of great articles, resources we recommend, and even some educational programs available already.

If you believe in our mission, please check it out, become an EBP Insider for free, and follow and share our stuff on social media!  THANK YOU for helping to spread the word:

 


Stuff You Should Read


The Myth Of Interval Training And EPOC 

Sharon Gam of DrGamsFitnessAcademy.com has an article up on BreakingMuscle.com talking about the myth of Excess Post-exercise Oxygen Consumption.  I thought this was interesting as EPOC is a popular rationale for high intensity interval training:

6 Upper Body Landmine Exercises

Ben Bruno of BenBruno.com loves the landmine.  That’s for sure.  He has an article up on BretContreras.com talking about his six favorite Landmine exercises and why he uses them:

A Smarter Approach to Enhancing Athletic Performance

Chris Tutela of TutelaTraining.com has an article up on EliteFTS.com talking about his approach for athletic performance enhancement:

 

 

 

 

Lessons Learned, Busy Woman’s Guide to Strength Training, and Eating to Gain Muscle

This week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from Rebecca Moore, Nia Shanks, and Brad Borland on BreakingMuscle.com.

 

Inner Circle Updates mike reinold inner circle

My Last webinar recording on “Special Tests to Diagnose SLAP Tears” is now available to watch.

This month’s Inner Circle webinar is on Special Tests to Diagnose SLAP Tears.  In this presentation, I review the many, many different SLAP special tests that exist and explain when and why you would choose certain ones for different people.

This webinar will cover:

  • Why there are so many different SLAP special tests
  • The common mechanisms of injury for SLAP tears
  • Why a good subjective history should lead your clinical examination
  • How to choose specific special tests for specific people
  • How to perform my most commonly used SLAP tests

 

Not an Inner Circle Member yet?!?  In addition to these webinars and this month’s exclusive discount, Inner Circle members have access to years worth of webinars, an exclusive member-only forum to interact, and more!

 


The #AskMikeReinold Show ask mike reinold show

On this week’s episode of The #AskMikeReinold show we talk about the role of the biceps in providing shoulder stability, open and closed kinetic chain exercises for knee rehabilitation, and the use of external cueing in rehabilitation

 

To see past episodes, subscribe, and ask us a question for the show please click below:

 

 


Elite Baseball Performance elite baseball performance

If you have any interest in baseball performance, training, or rehabilitation, you are going to want to check out my new website at EliteBaseballPerformance.com.

The mission of the site is to provide cutting edge, but trustworthy, information to enhance baseball performance.  There’s too much crap on the internet right now about baseball.  I want to fix this and create an ultimate resource for every baseball player, parent, coach, rehab specialist, and strength specialist.

I’ve developed an amazing advisory board and contributors like Dr. James Andrews and Dr. Glenn Fleisig of ASMI, MLB players Josh Beckett and Craig Breslow, MLB athletic trainers Stan Conte and Ken Crenshaw, and other amazing people like Eric Cressey, Alan Jaeger, Paul Reddick, Lantz Wheeler and more.

We have a bunch of great articles, resources we recommend, and even some educational programs available already.

If you believe in our mission, please check it out, become an EBP Insider for free, and follow and share our stuff on social media!  THANK YOU for helping to spread the word:

 


Stuff You Should Read


Top 10 “Lessons Learned” from the Country’s Top Athletic Trainers

Rebecca Moore has an article up on PerformanceHealthAcademy.com talking about the best athletic trainer’s lessons learned:

The Busy Woman’s Guide to Strength Training

Nia Shanks has an article up on NiaShanks.com talking about how to strength train as a busy woman:

The Skinny Guy’s Guide: Eating To Gain Muscle

Brad Borland of BradBorland.com has an article up on BreakingMuscle.com talking about what to eat to gain muscle as a skinny guy:

 

 

 

 

Grip Adjustment, Fix Plateaus, and Optimizing Athletic Development

This week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from Miguel Aragoncillo, Joel Jamieson, and Joel Smith.

 

Inner Circle Updates

mike reinold inner circleMy Last webinar recording on “Special Tests to Diagnose SLAP Tears” is now available to watch. In this presentation, I review the many, many different SLAP special tests that exist and explain when and why you would choose certain ones for different people.

This webinar will cover:

  • Why there are so many different SLAP special tests
  • The common mechanisms of injury for SLAP tears
  • Why a good subjective history should lead your clinical examination
  • How to choose specific special tests for specific people
  • How to perform my most commonly used SLAP tests

 

Not an Inner Circle Member yet?!?  In addition to these webinars and this month’s exclusive discount, Inner Circle members have access to years worth of webinars, an exclusive member-only forum to interact, and more!

 


The #AskMikeReinold Show

ask mike reinold showOn this week’s episode of The #AskMikeReinold show we talk about the role of the biceps in providing shoulder stability, open and closed kinetic chain exercises for knee rehabilitation, and the use of external cueing in rehabilitation.

To see past episodes, subscribe, and ask us a question for the show please click below:

 

 


Elite Baseball Performance

elite baseball performanceIf you have any interest in baseball performance, training, or rehabilitation, you are going to want to check out my new website at EliteBaseballPerformance.com.

The mission of the site is to provide cutting edge, but trustworthy, information to enhance baseball performance.  There’s too much crap on the internet right now about baseball.  I want to fix this and create an ultimate resource for every baseball player, parent, coach, rehab specialist, and strength specialist.

I’ve developed an amazing advisory board and contributors like Dr. James Andrews and Dr. Glenn Fleisig of ASMI, MLB players Josh Beckett and Craig Breslow, MLB athletic trainers Stan Conte and Ken Crenshaw, and other amazing people like Eric Cressey, Alan Jaeger, Paul Reddick, Lantz Wheeler and more.

We have a bunch of great articles, resources we recommend, and even some educational programs available already.

If you believe in our mission, please check it out, become an EBP Insider for free, and follow and share our stuff on social media!  THANK YOU for helping to spread the word:

 


Stuff You Should Read


One Weird Trick – Installment 13: Adjusting Grip Intensity on Cable Exercises

Miguel Aragoncillo has an article on how to adjusting grip intensity, and tension, during cable exercises:

3 Program Design Mistakes That Lead to Plateaus — and How to Fix Them

Joel Jamieson has an excellent article up on 8WeeksOut.com talking about some mistakes he’s seen in program design that could lead to stalled progress, and his solutions for them:

Optimizing Long Term Athletic Development: A Guide for Physical Preparation Coaches

Joel Smith has an article up on AthletesAcceleration.com talking about how to set maximize athletic development and optimize the path to get there:

 

 

 

 

Obstacle Race Prep, American Diets, and Glute Exercises

This week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from Andrew Read, Andy Peloquin, and Stijn van Willigen.

 

Inner Circle Updates mike reinold inner circle

My next Inner Circle webinar on “Special Tests to Diagnose SLAP Tears” is March 27th at 6:00 AM EST. This webinar will cover:

  • Why there are so many different SLAP special tests
  • The common mechanisms of injury for SLAP tears
  • Why a good subjective history should lead your clinical examination
  • How to choose specific special tests for specific people
  • How to perform my most commonly used SLAP tests

If you miss the live webinar, don’t worry, we’ll record it for everyone to watch. 

 

My Last webinar recording on “Injuries in Crossfit” is now available to watch. In this presentation, I’m joined by Dan Pope, one of the PT’s with me at Champion PT and Performance.  Dan specializes in CrossFit injuries and has an awesome site at FitnessPainFree.com.  We had a great Facebook Live chat on the private Inner Circle Facebook group.

This webinar will cover:

  • Are injuries in CrossFit really more common?
  • Why do injuries occur in CrossFit?
  • What are the most common types of injuries seen in CrossFit?
  • How to rehab and work with CrossFit athletes

 

Not an Inner Circle Member yet?!?  In addition to these webinars and this month’s exclusive discount, Inner Circle members have access to years worth of webinars, an exclusive member-only forum to interact, and more!

 


The #AskMikeReinold Show ask mike reinold show

On this Baseball episode of the #AskMikeReinold show we talk about how we monitor acute:chronic workload ratio in general as well as with weighted balls, measuring total rotational range of motion, and restoring range of motion after Tommy John surgery.

 

To see past episodes, subscribe, and ask us a question for the show please click below:

 

 


Elite Baseball Performance

elite baseball performanceIf you have any interest in baseball performance, training, or rehabilitation, you are going to want to check out my new website at EliteBaseballPerformance.com.

The mission of the site is to provide cutting edge, but trustworthy, information to enhance baseball performance.  There’s too much crap on the internet right now about baseball.  I want to fix this and create an ultimate resource for every baseball player, parent, coach, rehab specialist, and strength specialist.

I’ve developed an amazing advisory board and contributors like Dr. James Andrews and Dr. Glenn Fleisig of ASMI, MLB players Josh Beckett and Craig Breslow, MLB athletic trainers Stan Conte and Ken Crenshaw, and other amazing people like Eric Cressey, Alan Jaeger, Paul Reddick, Lantz Wheeler and more.

We have a bunch of great articles, resources we recommend, and even some educational programs available already.

If you believe in our mission, please check it out, become an EBP Insider for free, and follow and share our stuff on social media!  THANK YOU for helping to spread the word:

 


Newly Revised and Expanded Rehabilitation Protocols

physical therapy rehabilitation protocols online accessEarlier this week we announced that Kevin Wilk, Dr. James, Andrews, and myself have officially released our newly revised and expanded rehabilitation protocols.  We have expanded the protocols to include newer surgical techniques, added hip protocols, and revised dozens of our past protocols based on our current rehabilitation guidelines.  In total, there are now over 175 different nonoperative, preoperative, and postoperative protocols for the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, foot, and ankle.  Plus, we have our exercise handouts and interval return to sport programs.  All of the protocols are now available online and fully able to view and download from any device.

This is an amazing resource and currently on sale for today only!

The regular price is $199, but you can save 25% if you purchase by midnight EST tonight.

 

 


Stuff You Should Read


This 3-Stage Running Program Prepares Any Client for an Obstacle Race 

I’m a big fan of obstacle races and mud runs.  They are a blast and give me something to train for throughout the year as I am getting older!  Andrew Read has an article up on ThePTDC.com talking about preparing for obstacle races:

American Diets Get Better, But Slowly

Andy Peloquin has an article up on BreakingMuscle.com talking about how the American diet is actually getting better:

Your Optimal Training Frequency For The Glutes Part I: Exercise Type

Stijn van Willigen has an awesome article up on BretContreras.com talking about exercise selection and training frequency for glute development.  He did a really good job with this article:

 

 

 

 

Best Fitness Articles, Press Modifications, and Squat Improvements

This week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from Philip Stefanov, Ryan DeBell, Dan Pope, and Jim Laird.

 

Inner Circle Updates

mike reinold inner circleMy Last webinar recording on “Injuries in Crossfit” is available to watch.

This month’s Inner Circle webinar is on Injuries in Crossfit.  In this presentation, I’m joined by Dan Pope, one of the PT’s with me at Champion PT and Performance.  Dan specializes in CrossFit injuries and has an awesome site at FitnessPainFree.com.  We had a great Facebook Live chat on the private Inner Circle Facebook group.

This webinar will cover:

  • Are injuries in CrossFit really more common?
  • Why do injuries occur in CrossFit?
  • What are the most common types of injuries seen in CrossFit?
  • How to rehab and work with CrossFit athletes

 

Not an Inner Circle Member yet?!?  In addition to these webinars and this month’s exclusive discount, Inner Circle members have access to years worth of webinars, an exclusive member-only forum to interact, and more!

 


The #AskMikeReinold Show

ask mike reinold showOn this week’s episode of The #AskMikeReinold show we talk about some advice for studying for the physical therapy boards, how to include strength training in rehab, and ACL surgery in female athletes.

 

To see past episodes, subscribe, and ask us a question for the show please click below:

 

 


Elite Baseball Performance

elite baseball performanceIf you have any interest in baseball performance, training, or rehabilitation, you are going to want to check out my new website at EliteBaseballPerformance.com.

The mission of the site is to provide cutting edge, but trustworthy, information to enhance baseball performance.  There’s too much crap on the internet right now about baseball.  I want to fix this and create an ultimate resource for every baseball player, parent, coach, rehab specialist, and strength specialist.

I’ve developed an amazing advisory board and contributors like Dr. James Andrews and Dr. Glenn Fleisig of ASMI, MLB players Josh Beckett and Craig Breslow, MLB athletic trainers Stan Conte and Ken Crenshaw, and other amazing people like Eric Cressey, Alan Jaeger, Paul Reddick, Lantz Wheeler and more.

We have a bunch of great articles, resources we recommend, and even some educational programs available already.

If you believe in our mission, please check it out, become an EBP Insider for free, and follow and share our stuff on social media!  THANK YOU for helping to spread the word:

 


Stuff You Should Read


The Best Fitness Articles: 140 Resources You Need to Read 

Philip Stefanov has an article up on ThinkingLifter.com with a giant list of the top fitness articles you should be reading.  This must have taken a long time and definitely something to check out it, it’s like a summary of all the good stuff on the web right now!

Pressing Modifications for Shoulder Pain 

Ryan DeBell has an article and video up with the one-and-only Dan Pope on TheMovementFix.com talking about how to modify your shoulder press for pain free workouts:

Improve Your Squat and Deadlift With Simple Drill

Jim Laird has a video up on JimLaird.org talking about ways to improve your squats and deadlifts:

 

 

 

 

Random Thoughts, Exercise for Neck Pain, and Technique Tuesday

This week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from Mike Robertson,  Dan Pope, and Tony Bonvechio.

 

Inner Circle Updates

mike reinold inner circleMy Last webinar recording on “Injuries in Crossfit” is now available to watch. In this presentation, I’m joined by Dan Pope, one of the PT’s with me at Champion PT and Performance.  Dan specializes in CrossFit injuries and has an awesome site at FitnessPainFree.com.  We had a great Facebook Live chat on the private Inner Circle Facebook group.

This webinar will cover:

  • Are injuries in CrossFit really more common?
  • Why do injuries occur in CrossFit?
  • What are the most common types of injuries seen in CrossFit?
  • How to rehab and work with CrossFit athletes

 

Not an Inner Circle Member yet?!?  In addition to these webinars and this month’s exclusive discount, Inner Circle members have access to years worth of webinars, an exclusive member-only forum to interact, and more!

 


ask mike reinold showThe #AskMikeReinold Show

On this week’s episode of The #AskMikeReinold show we talk about maintaining continuity between treatments, learning at live con ed courses, and gymnastic injuries

To see past episodes, subscribe, and ask us a question for the show please click below:

 

 

 


Elite Baseball Performance

elite baseball performanceIf you have any interest in baseball performance, training, or rehabilitation, you are going to want to check out my new website at EliteBaseballPerformance.com.

The mission of the site is to provide cutting edge, but trustworthy, information to enhance baseball performance.  There’s too much crap on the internet right now about baseball.  I want to fix this and create an ultimate resource for every baseball player, parent, coach, rehab specialist, and strength specialist.

I’ve developed an amazing advisory board and contributors like Dr. James Andrews and Dr. Glenn Fleisig of ASMI, MLB players Josh Beckett and Craig Breslow, MLB athletic trainers Stan Conte and Ken Crenshaw, and other amazing people like Eric Cressey, Alan Jaeger, Paul Reddick, Lantz Wheeler and more.

We have a bunch of great articles, resources we recommend, and even some educational programs available already.

If you believe in our mission, please check it out, become an EBP Insider for free, and follow and share our stuff on social media!  THANK YOU for helping to spread the word:

 


Stuff You Should Read


Random Thoughts from Mike Robertson

Mike Robertson shares some of his random thoughts for this month.  I always like these kinds of posts as I feel we get to peek into the mind of a great coach in a little more raw fashion:

An Easy Rehab Exercise Progression For Neck Pain

Dan Pope has an article up on FitnessPainFree.com talking about an easy progression he uses with his neck pain rehab:

Technique Tuesday: Push Yourself Away From the Bar

Tony Bonvechio has an article up on BonvecStrength.com with a great tip, talking about how to properly push yourself away from the bar in the bench press:

 

 

 

 

Glute-Ham Raise Tips, Sprain Recovery, and Renegade Rows

This week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from Eric Cressey, Erson Religioso, and Dave Tilley.

 

Inner Circle Updatesmike reinold inner circle

My Last webinar recording on “Injuries in Crossfit” is now available to watch. In this presentation, I’m joined by Dan Pope, one of the PT’s with me at Champion PT and Performance.

This webinar will cover:

  • Are injuries in CrossFit really more common?
  • Why do injuries occur in CrossFit?
  • What are the most common types of injuries seen in CrossFit?
  • How to rehab and work with CrossFit athletes

Not an Inner Circle Member yet?!?  In addition to these webinars and this month’s exclusive discount, Inner Circle members have access to years worth of webinars, an exclusive member-only forum to interact, and more!

 


The #AskMikeReinold Showask mike reinold show

On this week’s episode of The #AskMikeReinold show, Greg Robins and Tony Bonvechio from TheStrengthHouse.com join us to talk about mixed grip deadlifts, self myofascial release before training, how young athletes can gain mass.

To see past episodes, subscribe, and ask us a question for the show please click below:

 

 


Stuff You Should Read


4 Glute-Ham Raise Technique Tips

Eric Cressey has an article up on EricCressey.com with a great video demonstrating four great tips using the glute-ham:

Self Ankle Mobilization for Sprain Recovery

Erson Religioso has an article up on TheManualTherapist.com talking about how to mobilize your ankle yourself when recovering from a sprain:

Renegade Rows for Core Strength and Horizontal Pulling Balance

Dave Tilley has an article up on ShiftMovementScience.com talking about one of his favorite exercises to build both core and pulling stability, the Renegade Row:

 

 

 

 

Lumbar Lateral Shifts, Mastering Productivity, and Barbell Rehab Exercises

This week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from Erson Religioso III, Jason Ferruggia, and Zach Long.

Inner Circle Updatesmike reinold inner circle

My Last webinar recording on “The Science Behind Blood Flow Restriction Training” is available to watch.

This webinar will cover:

  • Understand the proposed acute physiologic response to blood flow restriction (BFR) training
  • Explain the effectiveness of BFR in promoting muscle hypertrophy, strength gains, and improved performance in both patients with injuries and athletes
  • Determine the appropriate parameters for BFR application
  • Understand the safety concerns associated with BFR
  • My recommendation on affordable BFR devices so you can get started using it too

Not an Inner Circle Member yet?!?  In addition to these webinars and this month’s exclusive discount, Inner Circle members have access to years worth of webinars, an exclusive member-only forum to interact, and more!


The #AskMikeReinold Show

On this week’s episode of The #AskMikeReinold show we talk about how to treat scapular winging with stiff shoulders, what it’s like to travel with a team as an athletic trainer, and how to treat morning back pain.

To see past episodes, subscribe, and ask us a question for the show please click below:

 

 

 


Stuff You Should Read


A Novel Technique to Improve Lumbar Lateral Shifts

Erson Religioso has an article up on TheManualTherapist.com showing a video about his interesting way to do lumbar lateral shifts:

How to Master Productivity with John Lee Dumas

Jason Ferruggia has Podcast up on JasonFerruggia.com talking with John Lee Dumas about productivity.  John has an awesome and extremely popular podcast, I enjoyed this one:

The Best Barbell Rehab Exercises

We are often too afraid to lift weights in rehab.  Zach Long has an article up on TheBarBellPhysio.com talking about which barbell exercises to do for rehab: