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:

 

 

 

Follow Through, Complexity and Constraints, and Writing Gen Pop Programs

This week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from Matt Kuzdub, Bill Hartman, Todd Bumgardner and Chris Merritt.

Inner Circle Updatesmike reinold inner circle

My Last webinar recording on “The Science Behind Blood Flow Restriction Training” is now 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 the impact of unique pelvic structure, how to deal with persistent quad atrophy, and stretching people with shoulder impingement.

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

 

 

 

 


Could The Follow-Through In The Tennis Serve Be Killing Your Shoulder?

Matt Kuzdub has an article up on MattsPoint.com talking about the follow through phase of the tennis serve and how to train deceleration.  A great read for tennis and any other overhead throwing sport:

From My Notebook: Complexity and Constraints

Bill Hartman from IFAST has an article up on BillHartman.net sharing some of his thoughts from his notebook.  I always like posts like these from really smart people, there is nothing like getting inside the head of great thinkers!

5 Tips For Writing Better Gen Pop Programs

Todd Bumgardner and Chris Merritt from StrengthFaction.com have a guest post on Mike Robertson’s website (also from IFAST!) talking about how to write better programs for the general fitness clients.  They make some great points that I think a lot of young trainers miss:

 

Young Athletes, The Swing in Group Classes, and Eccentric Isometrics

This week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from Melissa Lambert, Jim Laird, and Zach Long.

 

Inner Circle Updates

mike reinold inner circleMy Last webinar recording on “The Science Behind Blood Flow Restriction Training” is now available to watch. This is a presentation by one of our past students at Champion, Chris Cutsail.  We have started using blood flow restriction training at Champion and tasked Chris with the project of summarizing the available research on the safety and efficacy.  He did an amazing job.

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 episode of the #AskMikeReinold show we talk about the impact of unique pelvic structure, how to deal with persistent quad atrophy, and stretching people with shoulder impingement.

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

 

 

 


Building Team Camaraderie with Young Athletes

Melissa Lambert has an article up on athletesacceleration.com talking about how to create a team oriented mindset in young athletes:

Teaching the Swing in Group Classes

Jim Laird has an article up on jimlaird.org talking about how he teaches group classes the swing:

Eccentric Isometrics

Zach Long has an article up on thebarbellphysio.com talking about how he uses eccentric isometrics to load movement patterns for motor control and strength gains:

 

 

 

 

Deadlift Analysis, Art of Simple, and 5 Goals and Strategies

This week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from Kevin Cann, Tony Gentilcore, and Dean Somerset.

Inner Circle Updates

mike reinold inner circleMy Last webinar recording on “The Science Behind Blood Flow Restriction Training” is now available to watch as well.

This webinar will cover:

  • Understanding the proposed acute physiologic response to blood flow restriction (BFR) training
  • Explaining the effectiveness of BFR in promoting muscle hypertrophy, strength gains, and improved performance in both patients with injuries and athletes
  • Determining the appropriate parameters for BFR application
  • Understanding the safety concerns associated with BFR
  • My recommendation on affordable BFR devices so you can get started using it too
  • Inner Circle members click here to access the webinar

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 have another baseball related episode.  We talk about restoring GIRD (loss of shoulder IR), using weighted balls during the rehab process, and discuss some PRI techniques for shoulder motion.

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

 

 

 


A Biomechanical Analysis of the Deadlift: Conventional vs Sumo

Kevin Cann has an article up on totalperformancesports.com talking about the differences between deadlifting in the conventional or sumo style:

The Lost Art of Simple

Tony Gentilcore has an article up on tonygentilcore.com talking about how nothing is simple any more, but it could be:

5 Goals, 5 Strategies

Dean Somerset has an article up on deansomerset.com talking about understanding your goal and having a strategy to achieve it:

 

 

Squats, Reasons Women Should Strength Train, and Nutrition Lessons

mike reinold inner circleThis week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from Greg Nuckols, Nia Shanks, and Kamal Patel.

Inner Circle Updates

This month’s Inner Circle webinar is going to be discussing the research behind Blood Flow Restriction training. I’ll be posting it tomorrow so keep an eye out, this is going to be a good one.

My Last webinar recording  “Live Q&A Recording” is now available to watch as well. We did a Facebook Live Q&A session in the private Inner Circle Facebook group. We had a ton of great questions about rehab, fitness, starting your own practice, and more.

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 restoring knee extension after ACL surgery, why the quads are important after ACL surgery, and how we stretch loose shoulders.

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

 

 

 


Stuff You Should Read


How to Squat: The Definitive Guide

Greg Nuckols has an article on how to squat up on strengtheory.com that goes into an amazing amount of depth, Greg does such a good job on this website:

10 Overlooked Reasons Why Every Woman Should Strength Train

Nia Shanks has an article up on niashanks.com talking about why all women should strength train.  The general public is getting better here but still a great message to spread.

5 key nutrition lessons we learned in 2016

Kamal Patel has an article up on examine.com reviewing the things we learned about nutrition in 2016:

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