The squat is one of the most essential movements in life and performance. In this Bridge video, Mandy Nice goes over the proper progressions for individuals to successfully and safely perform the squat.
Personal trainersTSAC FacilitatorsCoachesExercise TechniqueProgram designSquat TechniqueSquat ProgressionMandy Nice
In this lecture from the NSCA's 2014 Coaches Conference, Mike Robertson talks about corrective exercise and its application. Invoking Gray Cook, Mike defines corrective exercise as "a holistic approach where an assessment is used to determine specific weaknesses and/or limitations of the athlete" - be it aerobic, strength, or agility.
In this session from the 2014 NSCA Personal Trainers Conference, Barton Bishop explains how to utilize the body’s natural way of learning movement. This will help athletes become more efficient at movement for improvements in exercise and athletic performance, and help in preventing future injuries.
Personal trainersExercise TechniqueProgram designathlete monitoringstrength and conditioningInjury PreventionMovement EfficiencyAthletic Performance
In this lecture from the NSCA's 2014 National Conference, Peter Ronai examines methodologies for personal trainers who work with clients possessing metabolic syndrome and co-morbid medical conditions. Peter provides trainers with helpful resources and recommendations as they work with this special population.
Personal trainersExercise TechniqueProgram designBasic Pathophysiology and Science of Health Status or Condition and Disorder or DiseaseindividualizationMetabolic SyndromeExercise ConsiderationsSpecial Populations
Learn to perform and demonstrate proper shoulder complex exercise techniques for varied populations. In this session from the NSCA’s 2017 Personal Trainers Conference, Jeremy Snyder, DPT, CSCS, examines basic shoulder anatomy and kinesiology including pathomechanics of the shoulder complex and exercise principles associated with a stable shoulder complex.
Personal trainersExercise TechniqueProgram designShoulder ComplexRecoveryShoulder InjuryCorrective Exercise
Learn about common misconceptions about shoulder function and the process for improving shoulder mobility and stability. In this session from the NSCA’s 2017 TSAC Annual Training, Lee Burton—one of the founders of Functional Movement Systems (FMS)—provides easy-to-prescribe screens and exercise progressions to improve and maintain shoulder function.
TSAC FacilitatorsCoachesExercise ScienceExercise TechniqueProgram designFMSShoulder FunctionShoulder MobilityShoulder StabilityFunctional Movement Systems
Opinions about the best functional exercises will always differ; however, science, logic, and a systematic approach will reduce confusion and debate. In this session from the 2014 NSCA Personal Trainers Conference, Gray Cook presents an interactive discussion that will provide you with the tools to elevate your skills with exercise choice and program design.
Personal trainersExercise TechniqueProgram designphysical developmentFMSFunctional Exercises