Quick Fit Tip: Train Movement Patterns, Not Muscle Groups


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What do top strength coaches, personal trainers and performance specialists have in common?
They design exercise programs based on movement patterns, NOT isolated muscle groups. The human body is design to move, this Quick Fit Tip explains what that means for the type of exercises you should be doing in your workouts.
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Smarter Workouts: The Science of Exercise Made Simple
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Thomas Myers - author of Anatomy Trains
Gary Gray - physical therapist and the Father of Functional Training
Todd Wright - strength coach for the Philadelphia 76ers NBA teamCoach Wright applies a movement-first approach to the programming for his athletes.
Read these (FREE) articles that explain how your muscles really function to create movement
Functional anatomy: the abdominals - if you're still doing crunches....you're doing it wrong!
Functional anatomy: Lower leg and foot - what you need to know about one of the most important parts of your body
Functional anatomy: the Adductors - how you inner thigh muscles REALLY work
Functional anatomy: Hamstrings - what you need to know to keep from pulling one
Functional anatomy: the Shoulders - how you should be lifting overhead
Loaded movement training: The Future of Fitness
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