Simplifying the Shoulder, PT Mentorship, and Amazing Fitness Articles

Catch up on all my latest content and articles to read from around the web. This week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from Adam Meakins, Savannah Smith, and Phillip Stefanov.

But first…

It’s Coming…

Champion Performance Specialist Certification

I’ve literally been working on my latest program for almost 2 years now, but I’m THRILLED to release it to the general public on April 1st!!!  It’s my brand new Champion Performance Therapy and Training Certification this week. This is by far my most comprehensive program to date, essentially teaching you my entire system of assessing movement and building performance based therapy and training programs.

If you want to become a Champion Certified Performance Specialist (CCPS), enrollment starts tomorrow!  We’ll be excepting new enrollments this will, but then will be closed for new registrations. We are only going to open the program 2 times per year!  Get on the presale list now to get early access and save $200:

 


My Latest Article

Does Subacromial Decompression Surgery Really Do Anything?

Subacromial decompression surgery is a very common procedure performed for people with shoulder pain. The procedure is often recommended for people with “impingement syndrome” and was originally theorized to open up the subacromial space and help reduce biomechanical impingement. But recent research has challenged the effectiveness of the procedure, and even the diagnosis of “subacromial impingement” itself.


My Latest Inner Circle Update

How to Perform a Thorough and Systematic Clinical Examination – Part 4

The latest Inner Circle webinar recording on How to Perform a Thorough and Systematic Clinical Examination – Part 4 is now available. The response to the first two parts of this series was great, so I wanted to add even more detail to the objective section. There is a flow to the objective portion that is very important. In part 3 and 4, I wanted to break that down further, and share a bunch of clinical pearls from experience.


This Week’s #AskMikeReinold Podcast

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Managing Athletes with Patellar Tendinopathy

On this episode of the #AskMikeReinold show we talk about why some people with patellar tendinopathy seem to struggle when trying to get back to sport, and what we can do differently to better manage these symptoms.


Latest Articles on Elite Baseball Performance

If you are interested in baseball related content, check out the latest posts from EliteBaseballPerformance.com.

  • 3 Ways Baseball Pitchers Can Use a Radar Gun to Enhance Performance
    by Mike Reinold on April 16, 2019 at 10:00 am

    One of the simplest, yet most effective training aids for any baseball pitcher is a radar gun. At one point in time, I was actually against having youth baseball pitchers use a radar gun too often and focus on velocity, but I actually think that there are a few great benefits.  And with recent advances in technology of radar guns, people can easily get an affordable pocket-size radar run, like the Pocket Radar, to use at home. One of the key differentiators I see between amateur and professional baseball pitchers is often just intent. What I mean is, our pro ball pitchers tend to throw with much more intent than our younger pitchers.  Sure, this could be that pro ball pitchers are older, bigger, and stronger.  But intent isn't just an output of mass and strength.  It's also an output of intensity, which is something many youth need to learn. Even in our sports performance programs at Champion, our early focus with people new to training is developing intent when training. So while I don't necessarily want our amateur baseball pitchers focusing solely on velocity, I still think there are a bunch of great uses of a radar gun during training. Here are my top 3 ways baseball pitchers can use a radar gun to enhance performance. The post 3 Ways Baseball Pitchers Can Use a Radar Gun to Enhance Performance appeared first on Elite Baseball Performance. […]

  • Q&A with Dear Baseball Gods Author Dan Blewett
    by Brooks Klein on April 9, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Dear Baseball Gods: A Memoir is available today from all major online booksellers. Dan Blewett, one of our own here at Elite Baseball Performance, wrote the book, and we wanted to sit down with him to talk about his work, the process, and how it will help those who read it. The post Q&A with Dear Baseball Gods Author Dan Blewett appeared first on Elite Baseball Performance. […]


This Week’s Social Media

Myself and my team at Champion PT and Performance are publishing a ton of great content on social media right now that you are not going to want to miss!

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This Week’s Stuff You Should Read From Around the Web


 

Simplifying the Shoulder

Clinical Athlete posted a nice (and almost 2 hour!) presentation from Adam Meakins on the shoulder. Many know Adam from social media. I thought this was a great presentation. I don’t agree with everything 100%, especially in different populations, but if you approach it thinking not everything is perfectly black and white, I think Adam does a great job.

Building Community Through PT Mentorship

Nice article from Savannah Smith from NewGradPhysicalTherapy.com on mentorships for PTs. I think this is even more important lately as social media has really muddied the waters in my mind, and may not be the most effective ways for new grads to effectively learn.

The 200 Amazing Fitness Articles You Need to Know About

A crazy amount of quality articles from around the web. Philip Stefanov from ThinkingLifter.com does a great job putting this all together!

 

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