Archive for October, 2010
Filed under: Case Studies, corrective exercise, Program Design
The FMS Mobility Conundrum: A Case Study
by Carson Boddicker on Oct 25th, 2010
The Functional Movement Screen has a unique continuum and sequence of correction generally beginning with enhancement of mobility via ASLR and SM work, if indicated. Nine times out of ten this has been the right answer and easily approachable. In most cases, it takes very few sessions to restore the pattern to a full, symmetrical pattern if I choose and execute the right soft tissue techniques and subsequent exercises. Generally, I bank on ...
Filed under: Anatomy and Physiology
Body Positions Affecting the Spine
by Carson Boddicker on Oct 16th, 2010
A video worth watching that may make you reconsider some of your exercise choices: Regards, Carson Boddicker...
Filed under: Article Summaries, Continuing Education
Business Books for the Fitness Professional
by Carson Boddicker on Oct 13th, 2010
The fitness world is an eclectic one with individuals of varying backgrounds and a wide range of skill sets. In speaking with many people, they often excel in the technical aspects but suffer in the business realm or vice versa. I would definitely call myself a technician who occasionally dabbles in business. I seek constant improvement in what I do so at one point I can become a technician of both the technical aspects of training and manu...
Filed under: Continuing Education
Audio for Your Learning Pleasure
by Carson Boddicker on Oct 6th, 2010
Recently I've taken to listening to podcasts while out on the trails to both make the time more beneficial to me and also to slow me down to allow me to actually recover between harder sessions. Here are a few I've listened to over the weeks that are well worth a listen. 1. Anthony Renna interviews Lee Burton, who covers some of the commonly asked FMS questions. While nothing groundbreaking for those who have been around, it's still good...
Filed under: corrective exercise, injuries
Hills, Hips, and Ankles–Runner’s Hernia Considerations
by Carson Boddicker on Oct 4th, 2010
Long ago in one of my first few newsletters, I wrote about how hills can reek havoc in poorly prepared athletes and may factor into the formation of sports hernia, athletic pubalgia, or runners hernia pathologies particularly looking at the hill's impacts on the mechanics around the lumbo-pelvic-hip complex. I've recently revisited this concept after having assessed a runner following a long bout of PT for sports hernia. This athlete had, on ...
Filed under: Article Summaries
Research Review: Concurrent Strength and Endurance Training
by Carson Boddicker on Oct 1st, 2010
I recently had a literature review posted on Dr. Thistle's Research Review Service; Concurrent Endurance and Strength Training Not to Failure Optimizes Performance Gains Izquiredo-Gabarren M et al. Pertinent Findings The 4NRF group experienced larger gains in maximal strength and maximal power output, in absolute and relative terms, when compared with both 4RF and 2NRF (2 exercises not to repetition failure) groups The 4NRF and the 2NR...