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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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:

Data Based Training Goals, Grinding and Grit, and Scapular Dyskinesis

This week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from Greg Nuckols, Gabe Kapler, and Chris Hart.

mike reinold inner circleInner 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 by the end of the month, but this is going to be a good one, sign up now!

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 Ask Mike Reinold ShowThe #AskMikeReinold Show

On this week’s episode of The #AskMikeReinold show we talk about the effect of different sleep positions, performing step down exercises after ACL reconstruction, and our recommendations on shoes.

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Stuff You Should Read


Data-Based Muscle, Strength, and Fat-Loss Targets to Set Realistic Training Goals

Greg Nuckols has an article up on strengtheory.com talking about using real data to set your training goals:

Grinding It Out

Gabe Kapler has an article up on kaplifestyle.com talking about the pros and cons of persistent practice.  Gabe is a really great writer with amazing insight.  Love his blog:

What’s Really the Relevance of Scapular Dyskinesis?

Chris Hart has an article up on myrehabexpert.com talking about Scapular Dyskinesis and some science behind it’s implications:

DOMS, Setting New Year’s Resolutions, and Finding Movement Providers

This week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from Brandon Roberts, Molly Galbraith, and Ryan DeBell.

Delayed Muscle Soreness, New Year's Resolutions, and a Movement Provider Near You

Inner Circle Updates

My Last webinar recording “Live Q&A Recording” is available to watch. We did a Facebook Live Q&A session in the private Inner Circle Facebook group.  I thought it went awesome! It was a great platform that we tried for the first time and we’ll definitely be doing that again. We had a ton of great questions about rehab, fitness, starting your own practice, and more.

Later this month I’ll be posting a great webinar on the research behind Blood Flow Restriction training.  Stay tuned…

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 celebrate the 50th episode with a surprise guest, then discuss certifications for new grads, shoulder biomechanics, and how we deal with chronic pain

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The Science of Sore – DOMS explained

Brandon Roberts has an article up on strengtheory.com talking about delayed onset muscle soreness.  Really impressive and well thought out review:

Why 92% of New Year’s Resolutions Fail (and How To Set One That Won’t)

Molly Galbraith has an article up on girlsgonestrong.com talking about how to succeed in your New Year’s Resolution.  Always great stuff from Molly:

Find a Movement Provider Near You

My friend Ryan DeBell has a new website to help people find like-minded PT’s, coaches, and more all focused on enhancing movement quality.  I think it is a great idea.  There are some directories like this for certain professions, but having a variety of disciplines with the same mindset, all listed in one source is a great fit. It’s called MovementProviders.com, and all of us at Champion are listed, you should get listed too:

 

 

 

Three Hour Swing, Areas Not to Roll Out, and Yoga for Baseball

This week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from Pat Rigsby, Ryan DeBell, and Katherine Roberts.

3 Hour Swing, Areas Not to Roll Out, Yoga for Baseball

Inner Circle Updates

My Last webinar recording “Live Q&A Recording” is available to watch. We did a Facebook Live Q&A session in the private Inner Circle Facebook group.  I thought it went awesome! It was a great platform that we tried for the first time and we’ll definitely be doing that again. 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!


Optimal Shoulder Performance Now Online!

Eric Cressey and I are really excited to announce that we have now created on online version of Optimal Shoulder Performance.  This was our first product together, and still one of our best.

To celebrate the online launch, we are offering the program for 20% off this weekend only.  Get Optimal Shoulder Performance for only $79 now through Sunday January 8th.

Use coupon code 20OFF or click the link below to learn more:

 


The #AskMikeReinold Show

On this week’s episode of The #AskMikeReinold show we talk about our recommended shoulder continuing education courses, how to write programs for athletes, and our thoughts on the dead hang position from a bar.

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The 3 Hour Swing

Pat Rigsby has an article up on patrigsby.com talking about taking back three hours of your life:

The Top 5 Areas to NOT Roll Out

Ryan DeBell has an article up on themovementfix.com talking about the specific areas you should not roll out:

Katherine Roberts’ Yoga for Baseball Gravity and Ground Forces

Katherine Roberts has an article up on baseballstrength.org talking about yoga poses that baseball players should know and use:

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