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    WEDNESDAY WISDOM: Bad Technique vs Pathomechanics

    01/10/2024

    In our next series of Wednesday Wisdoms we’re shifting our focus to movement, habits and the brain! When coaching clients our attention is on ensuring people are learning and moving with good technique, but hands up if you’ve experienced one of these things… You teach someone a new exercise and they just can’t understand that […]

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    Integrating Strength and Power Training for Optimal Client Results

    01/08/2024

    The vast realm of fitness is fueled by constant advancements and deeper insights into how our bodies respond to various forms of exercise. One critical aspect that personal trainers continually navigate is the intelligent cycling between different training modalities to elicit the best possible results for their clients. This article delves into the art and […]

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    WEDNESDAY WISDOM: Beyond the Data

    11/08/2023

    As coaches we are always striving to give our clients what they NEED in a program, from the muscle releases and mobility work they need to improve their movement, to the training style and exercises best suited to them to help them make positive progress. We’ve talked a lot about… Movement screens & assessments – […]

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    Progressing from Stable to Unstable: A Key Strategy for Fitness Success

    11/02/2023

    The journey to achieving fitness goals is an ongoing process of growth and improvement. One crucial strategy for making progress and attaining long-term success in fitness is through the concept of progression. In particular, transitioning from stable to unstable exercises can provide numerous benefits and challenge your body in new and exciting ways. By understanding […]

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    WEDNESDAY WISDOM: Reasons for Rotation

    11/01/2023

    In our last post we talked Programming 101 – incorporating the 7 primal movement patterns and all 3 planes of motion into your sessions (if you missed it scroll down and check it out). When facilitating an FTI course I always ask the team to list the 7 movement patterns as established by Paul Chek, […]

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    WEDNESDAY WISDOM: Programming 101

    10/25/2023

    We are all PT’s who promote and practice, or are at least educated in some form of ‘Functional Fitness’, but when it comes to program design and coaching our clients what does it take to ensure we are living by the philosophies of “Functional Training”? To me, the concept of functional training means we’re training […]

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