My blog reading has been down slightly as I have been reading Movement by Gray Cook, a book I strongly recommend for all S&C Coaches, Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, Personal Trainers, and those looking to understand movement and preventative screening.

With that being said I still have some phenomenal links to share with you below:

Dispelling the glute myth by Bret Contreras
An older article by the Glute guy with awesome content regarding training the glutes. Glute activation and strength is still a widely under-utilized area of training with phenomenal benefits when implemented. A go to article for those with glute de-activation and or weakness.

 

 

Teaching Neutral Spine part 1 and part 2 by Tony Gentilcore 

Teaching neutral spine is important in maintaining and improving proper mobility and stability. Tony goes over some phenomenal drills for working thoracic and lumbar mobility to aid in the developement of proper pelvic and spinal control. A must read to add to  the preventative and corrective exercise memory bank.

What Type of Cues should Trainers Give by Bret Contreras 

Bret examines other literary works describing optimal cueing variations used by some of the best in the business. As always, Bret does this with a critical perspective and includes his strengths and weaknesses of internal and external cueing. An awesome read for all coaches!

http://selfmadefitness.com/charlie-cates/principles-or-methods by Charlie Cates
Charlie covers the difference between principles and methods. As trainers we all have preferred styles of training, but the sooner we can begin applying new principles and methods to our clients the quicker we will see results.

6 Business things to do after Closing a Personal Training Sale by Jim Labadie

Getting a sale and displaying a great product is important, but to make good money as a trainer retention is key. These 6 strategies will lock your clients in with your professionalism and courtesy.  Take these 6 tips and implement them into your business plan to over-service your clientele.

Rapid Recovery Tips by Eric Bach

Progress is truly determined by your ability to recover from training. Without optimal recovery optimal results will not and can not take place. Implement these tips to optimize your results!

That is all I have for this week, read on!

 

About Eric Bach Performance

Eric Bach is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Precision Nutrition Level 1 (PN1) with a degree in Kinesiology Concentrated in Human Performance and Emphasizing Sports Performance from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire. A former collegiate Strength Coach Eric now resides in Denver, Colorado. Eric coaches clients at Forza Fitness and Performance Center and trains everyone from weekend warriors and post rehabilitation patients to professional athletes. Eric developed his passion for fitness through a competitive sports career which included competitive Olympic lifting, Football, Track and Field, and Powerlifting. Eric is a self proclaimed fitness nerd who enjoys reading, eating, deadlifting, and living a healthy and fullfilling life while helping others dominant their lives in and out of the gym. Eric can be contacted at ericbachperformance.com for all consultations and questions

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