Shoulder Injury Mystery Solved, Maybe

Many of you may not know that my original background is in Mechanical Engineering with a Masters Degree in Business Analytics. I really just go back to school online for enjoyment which has turned out to be quite the worthwhile experience. In one of my assignments this week we were asked to provide input toContinue reading “Shoulder Injury Mystery Solved, Maybe”

Muscular Adaptation

The principle of Darwinism may be a broad description of how natural selection has influenced the evolution of species, but a specific set of definitions on muscular adaptation can shed further light on why this “survival of the fittest” theory has a strong foundation. General Adaptation Syndrome General Adaptation Syndrome is the umbrella of adaptation.Continue reading “Muscular Adaptation”

Plyometric Training

Plyometric training involves reactive movements that highlight the motion of the body which generates force immediately after deceleration of a previous movement. A client must be ready for this type of training before proceeding. Once NASM assessment that can be performed to identify client-readiness is the Overhead Squat Assessment (OHSA). One such reason for thisContinue reading “Plyometric Training”

Identifying Core System Inefficiencies

A strong and core is important to maintain a properly balanced muscle system throughout any movement. One assessment that can identify dysfunction in the core is the pushing assessment. While the pushing assessment may also reveal syndromes or dysfunctions in shoulders, knees, and feet it does allow the trainer to obtain subjective evidence on theContinue reading “Identifying Core System Inefficiencies”

MASS Review – Monthly Applications in Strength Sport

For years I considered becoming a certified personal trainer to increase my knowledge and be able to continually improve. I eventually became certified and even trained several clients. I found that I just wasn’t getting the whole experience I was was hoping. Then enters Jeff Nippard. I subscribe to his channel on YouTube because he’sContinue reading “MASS Review – Monthly Applications in Strength Sport”