Passive shoulder range of motion is great, but what good is all the mobility in the world if you CAN'T USE IT or CONTROL IT? Use a PVC pipe and work on controlling your end range shoulder elevation. This exercise looks easy, but trust me it’s...

Shown in the video I demonstrate a hip thrust set up for those that can't get their hands on a fancy machine. I'm using normal gym club steps as I like adjusting the height to my preference, but a gym bench works as well. @bretcontreras1...

Chest day stuck in a rut? Haven't hit a new PR in a while? Well, it might be time to change up your pushs ups and add a little power component - a la the PLYOMETRIC PUSH UP. Start small - no boxes - and...

While much of the focus and attention in the rehab community is on the hip abductors (with good reason), we must not forget about the muscles on the other side of the hip - the hip adductors. Adductor strains are extremely common, and probably are...

A recent systematic review by Macadam et al in 2015 highlighted the cross over lateral step up exercise. They found that this exercise produced the highest GLUTEUS MAXIMUS EMG activity (103 +/- 63.6%) in their review. Some things to note in this exercise is that...

The diaphragm is a dome-shaped muscle that is between the lungs and your Ab’s. As you inhale this muscle will lower, leading to an expansion of the abdomen. As you exhale the diaphragm rises up, which will move your stomach back inward. Whenever you feel...

Here is shown the Lizard walk. This is truly an exercise working on the entire kinetic chain, with emphasis on improving one’s hip mobility, chest, shoulder, core, and triceps strengthening. . To perform this exercise properly: Begin in a push up position, and bring up your knee to...

Step ups and step downs are both amazing exercises for prehab and rehab purposes alike. But in order to truly MAXIMIZE YOUR GAINS in the gym or clinic, YOU NEED TO PERFORM THEM CORERCTLY!! Yes, stepping up and down off an extremely tall box looks...

Got a high level athlete in stage 3 rehab? Need to focus on dynamic scapular and shoulder stability for the OVERHEAD ATHLETE? Want to lift heavy things over your head? Well you better have the PROXIMAL STABILITY at your scapulothoracic and shoulder joint to handle...

Anatomy lesson: Your lumbar spine is connected to your sacrum (tailbone), which sits between two innominates or 'hip bones' to make up your pelvis; and collectively= lumbo-pelvic region. 'Lumbopelvic dissociation', is an essential movement we perform everyday, whether it's sitting down or standing back up,...

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