Vitamin D, Shoulders, and Cryotherapy

This week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from Marc Bubbs, Andrew Millett, and Tavis Bruce.

Inner Circle Updates

Vitamin D, Shoulders, and CryotherapyI’ll be recording my next Inner Circle webinar soon on “3 Tips for Evaluating the Patellofemoral Joint.”

My last webinar recording on “Assessing the Shoulder Shrug Sign” is now available to watch as well. In this inservice recording, I overview the two main types of shoulder shrug signs that I see. The classic shrug sign typically involves either a rotator cuff injury or significant capsular hypomobility. However, we also see shrugs in people that have poor overhead mobility.

This webinar will cover:

I also try to offer exclusive discounts for my Inner Circle members each month.This month’s special Inner Circle member discount is 10% off Mike Robertson’s amazing Physical Preparation 101 program that he recently released.  This is by far one of my favorite products.  I really love Mike’s thoughts and educational style.  In this program he essentially shares his entire coaching system.  This is a must own product.

Not an Inner Circle Member yet?!? In addition to these webinars and this month’s exclusive discount, Inner Circle members have access to years worth of webinars, an exclusive member-only forum to interact, and more!

 


RehabWebinars.com Updates

Rehabwebinars.com has a new presentation up from E. Lyle Cain, Jr, MD, Patrick W. Jost, MD, Jeffrey D. Lawler, MD, on Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Using Patellar Tendon Autograft with an All Inside Lateral Mensicus Repair.

In this presentation Dr. Cain, Dr, Jost, and Dr, Lawler demonstrate an ACL reconstruction and meniscus repair . This presentation will:

  • Overview the process of harvesting and preparing the patellar tendon autograft.
  • Discuss notch plasty procedure.
  • Discuss process of meniscal reparation and reduction.
  • Discuss process of patellar tendon autograft placement.

Please visit RehabWebinars.com to learn more about joining and accessing this webinar and more than 100 other great webinars:

 


The #AskMikeReinold Show

On this episode of the #AskMikeReinold show we answer a bunch of baseball questions with Tony Gentilcore and pro baseball pitcher Dave Fischer – Bands pre or post throwing, our thoughts on weighted balls, and Crossfit for baseball.

To see past episodes, subscribe, and ask us a question for the show please click below:

 


Bridging the Gap from Rehab to Performance Seminar

We recently announced we’ll be hosting our annual seminar at Champion up in Boston on June 4th. This year, we’ll be discussing “Bridging the Gap from Rehab to Performance.” It’s going to be an awesome event. Early bird registration ends this week so sign up soon, this will definitely sell out again this year.

 


The Athletic Potential of Vitamin D

Marc Bubbs has an article up on breakingmuscle.com, talking about potential performance gains from soaking up sunlight:

Shoulders of Steel to Stay in the Iron Game

Andrew Millett has an article on andrewmillettpt.com, talking about ways to keep your shoulders ready for anything:

Cryotherapy and Exercise Recovery: Part 1

Tavis Bruce has an article up on ericcressey.com, talking about how cryotherapy effects exercise recovery:

 

Exercise with Age, Strong Sleeping, and Coaching vs Training

This week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from Gretchen Reynolds, Ken Whetham, and Kevin Mullins.

 

Inner Circle Updates

Elderly Exercise, Strong Sleeping, and Coaching vs TrainingI’ll be recording my next Inner Circle webinar soon on “3 Tips for Evaluating the Patellofemoral Joint.”

My last webinar recording on “Assessing the Shoulder Shrug Sign” is now available to watch as well. In this inservice recording, I overview the two main types of shoulder shrug signs that I see. The classic shrug sign typically involves either a rotator cuff injury or significant capsular hypomobility. However, we also see shrugs in people that have poor overhead mobility.

This webinar will cover:

I also try to offer exclusive discounts for my Inner Circle members each month.This month’s special Inner Circle member discount is 10% off Mike Robertson’s amazing Physical Preparation 101 program that he recently released.  This is by far one of my favorite products.  I really love Mike’s thoughts and educational style.  In this program he essentially shares his entire coaching system.  This is a must own product.

Not an Inner Circle Member yet?!? In addition to these webinars and this month’s exclusive discount, Inner Circle members have access to years worth of webinars, an exclusive member-only forum to interact, and more!

 


RehabWebinars.com Updates

Rehabwebinars.com has a new presentation up from Lenny Macrina, MSPT, SCS, CSCS on Strength & Conditioning for the Youth Baseball Player.

In this presentation Lenny discusses guidelines for youth strength and conditioning. This presentation will:

  • Discuss possibility of increase in muscle function in youth.
  • Discuss strength and conditioning’s role in injury prevention.
  • Discuss key component for each age group.

Please visit RehabWebinars.com to learn more about joining and accessing this webinar and more than 100 other great webinars:

 


The #AskMikeReinold Show

On this episode of the #AskMikeReinold show, Tony Gentilcore joins us to talk about squeezing the glutes at the top of the deadlift, marketing for cash-based services, and comparing NSCA and NASM certifications.

To see past episodes, subscribe, and ask us a question for the show please click below:

 


Exercise Makes Our Muscles Work Better With Age

Gretchen Reynolds has an article up on well.blogs.nytimes.com, covering the ways exercise changes our bodies as we age:

Sleep More, Lift More

Ken Whetham has an article on elitefts.com, talking about the role of sleep in a lifter’s regimen:

Are You A Professional Fitness Coach or A Personal Trainer And What’s The Difference?

Kevin Mullins has an article up on theptdc.com, talking about the specifics of personal trainers versus fitness coaches:

 

Deadlifts, Fat Loss, and Base Stealing

Deadlifts, Fat Loss, and Base StealingThis week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from Elsbeth Vaino, Mike Robertson, and Dave Rak.

Inner Circle Updates

My last webinar recording on “Assessing the Shoulder Shrug Sign” is now available to watch as well. In this inservice recording, I overview the two main types of shoulder shrug signs that I see. The classic shrug sign typically involves either a rotator cuff injury or significant capsular hypomobility. However, we also see shrugs in people that have poor overhead mobility.

This webinar will cover:

I also try to offer exclusive discounts for my Inner Circle members each month. For this month’s discount, Eric Cressey and I are offering 20% off our Optimal Shoulder Performance DVD. This is Eric and I’s first collaboration that sets the foundation for success when rehabbing and training the shoulder.

Not an Inner Circle Member yet?!? In addition to these webinars and this month’s exclusive discount, Inner Circle members have access to years worth of webinars, an exclusive member-only forum to interact, and more!


RehabWebinars.com Updates

Rehabwebinars.com has a new presentation up from Leonard C. Macrina, MSPT, SCS, CSCS on Strength & Conditioning for the Youth Baseball Player.

In this presentation Leonard discusses guidelines for youth strength and conditioning. This presentation will:

  • Discuss possibility of increase in muscle function in youth.
  • Discuss strength and conditioning’s role in injury prevention.
  • Discuss key component for each age group.

Please visit RehabWebinars.com to learn more about joining and accessing this webinar and more than 100 other great webinars:


The #AskMikeReinold Show

On this episode of the #AskMikeReinold show we talk about restoring knee extension after ACL surgery, tweaking set and rep schemes in rehab, and how to determine if loss of motion is a motor control or mobility issue.

To see past episodes, subscribe, and ask us a question for the show please click below:


Are Deadlifts For Everyone?

Elsbeth Vaino has an article up on girlsgonestrong.com, exploring a few different ways to deadlift and how to make sure you’ve mastered proper form:

My Favorite Fat Loss Protocols

Mike Robertson has an article on robertsontrainginsystems.com, talking about what makes a good plan for fat loss:

4 Strategies for Improved Base Stealing Jumps

Eric Cressey welcomes special guest blogger Dave Rack for a quick list on how to improve your base stealing game:

 

 

The Brain and Movement, Pelvic Tilt, and Healing Foods

This week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from Chandler Stevens, Jared Woolever, and Kristin Pirigyi.

Brains, Pelvic Lifts, and Healing Foods.

Inner Circle Updates

My Last webinar recording on “Assessing the Shoulder Shrug Sign” is now available to watch. In this inservice recording, I overview the two main types of shoulder shrug signs that I see. The classic shrug sign typically involves either a rotator cuff injury or significant capsular hypomobility. However, we also see shrugs in people that have poor overhead mobility.

This webinar will cover:

I also try to offer exclusive discounts for my Inner Circle members each month.  This Month’s Inner Circle member discount is 20% off our Optimal Shoulder Performance DVD.  This is Eric and I’s first collaboration that sets the foundation for success when rehabbing and training the shoulder.

Not an Inner Circle Member yet?!?  In addition to these webinars and this month’s exclusive discount, Inner Circle members have access to years worth of webinars, an exclusive member-only forum to interact, and more!


RehabWebinars.com Updates

Rehabwebinars.com has a new presentation up from Matthew J. White, MD on Returning to Play After Shoulder Stabilization in National Football League Athletes.

Matthew J. White, MD discusses Return to Play After Shoulder Stabilization in National Football League Athletes. In this presentation Dr. White discusses recent data regarding NFL players post surgical repair of the shoulder. This presentation will:

  • Overview incidence, percentage of procedures performed, and games played before and after surgery.
  • Compare arthroscopic versus open repair.
  • Discuss draft distribution and position in correlation to return to play.

Please visit RehabWebinars.com to learn more about joining and accessing this webinar and more than 100 other great webinars:


The #AskMikeReinold Show

On this week’s episode of The #AskMikeReinold show we talk about retearing rotator cuff repairs, picking a PT school, and hypermobile athletes.

To see past episodes, subscribe, and ask us a question for the show please click below:


Your Brain on Movement: Challenge Your Nervous System

Chandler Stevens wrote an article on breakingmuscle.com that covers ways your nervous system and brain can be improved through working out:

One Simple Exercise to Help Clear the Active Straight Leg Raise

Jared Woolever has an article up on smartgrouptraining.com talking about pelvic tilt exercises.

7 Nutrition Essentials to Heal Faster

Kristin Pirigyi has an article up on exosfuel.com talking about nutrition’s role in the recovery process:

Tracy Anderson, Better Sleep, and Losing Weight

The Trouble with Tracy Anderson, Tips on Getting Better Sleep, and Health Benefits for Obese Patients Losing WeightThis week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from Adam Bornstein, Cassie Dionne, and the Washington University School of Medicine.

Inner Circle Updates

My next Inner Circle webinar on “Assessing Shoulder Shrug Signs” is coming up this month.  A recording of this live inservice should be available tomorrow.

My last webinar recording on “5 Ways to Incorporate Movement into Your Programs” is now available to watch as well. In this presentation, I talk about the need to change our focus away from “corrective exercise” and towards “enhancing movement.” Really just a shift in focus, not technique, but an important concept to consider.

This webinar covers:

  • A discussion asking if we have gone too far with “corrective exercises”
  • An overview of simple ways to shift your focus towards movement quality
  • How I integrate movement into various portions of my programs
  • Why I think this is all so important

I also try to offer exclusive discounts for my Inner Circle members each month. For this month’s discount, Eric Cressey and I are offering 20% off our Optimal Shoulder Performance DVD. This is Eric and I’s first collaboration that sets the foundation for success when rehabbing and training the shoulder.

Not an Inner Circle Member yet?!? In addition to these webinars and this month’s exclusive discount, Inner Circle members have access to years worth of webinars, an exclusive member-only forum to interact, and more!


RehabWebinars.com Updates

Rehabwebinars.com has a new presentation up from Matthew J. White, MD on Returning to Play After Shoulder Stabilization in National Football League Athletes.

Matthew J. White, MD discusses Return to Play After Shoulder Stabilization in National Football League Athletes. In this presentation Dr. White discusses recent data regarding NFL players post surgical repair of the shoulder. This presentation will:

  • Overview incidence, percentage of procedures performed, and games played before and after surgery.
  • Compare arthroscopic versus open repair.
  • Discuss draft distribution and position in correlation to return to play.

Please visit RehabWebinars.com to learn more about joining and accessing this webinar and more than 100 other great webinars:


The #AskMikeReinold Show

On this week’s episode of The #AskMikeReinold show we talk about master degrees for athletic trainers, flexion in people with disc bulges, and whether we treat asymptomatic people with movement dysfunction.

To see past episodes, subscribe, and ask us a question for the show please click below:


Dear Tracy Anderson: STOP

Adam Bornstein has an article up on Medium talking about Tracy Anderson and her habits of irresponsibility in the health industry:

Sleep Better: A Proven Way to Train Hard and Feel Your Best

Cassie Dionne has an article up on breakingmuscle.com talking about how sleep can affect our recovery and susceptibility to injury:

In obese patients, 5 percent weight loss has significant health benefits

Washington University School of Medicine has done a study, posted on sciencedaily.com about how just a 5% weight loss lowers risk for diabetes and cardiovascular disease in some patients:

 

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Mobilization and Pain, 3 Steps to Fix a Diet, and Corrective Exercise

Mobilization and Pain, 3 Steps to Fix a Diet, and Corrective ExerciseThis week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from the Evan Osar, John Berardi, and Joe Brence.

 

 

Inner Circle Updates

I’m going to be filming a live inservice at Champion next week about Assessing Shoulder Shrug Signs.  This was a request from an Inner Circle member and should be a good presentation.  I’ll put together some strategies to determine why the person is shrugging so you can figure out the best course of action.  Should be available soon!

Also, I like to offer a special discount for my Inner Circle members each month.This month Eric Cressey and I are offering 20% off our Optimal Shoulder Performance DVD.  This is Eric and I’s first collaboration that sets the foundation for success when rehabbing and training the shoulder.  Inner Circle members can log into the dashboard to see how to get the discounts!


 

RehabWebinars.com Updates

Matthew J. White, MD discusses Return to Play After Shoulder Stabilization in National Football League Athletes.  In this presentation Dr. White discusses recent data regarding NFL players post surgical repair of the shoulder. This presentation will:

  • Overview incidence, percentage of procedures performed, and games played before and after surgery.
  • Compare arthroscopic versus open repair.
  • Discuss draft distribution and position in correlation to return to play.

Please visit RehabWebinars.com to learn more about joining and accessing this webinar and more than 100 other great webinars:


 

The #AskMikeReinold Show

On this week’s episode of The #AskMikeReinold show we talk about how to stay current in the literature, squatting past parallel, and using modalities for pain relief. To see past episodes, subscribe, and ask us a question for the show please click below:


 

Does Strength Prevent Injuries?

Earlier this week I had a great guest post from Evan Osar, “Does Strength Prevent Injuries?”  Not only was it a great article, Evan and our friends at Fitness Revolution have offered a special $100 discount off Evan’s Integrated Corrective Exercise program for my readers this week only!  The offer runs through the end of the day tomorrow so check out the great article and program:

 

The Effect of Spinal Mobilization on Pressure Pain Threshold

Steven Karas, Asleigh Wetzel, and Joe Brence performed a nice review of the literature on The Effect of Spinal Mobilization on Pressure Pain Threshold.  Nice results showing the pain is decreased.  Now…  we just need to figure out why!  Thanks to Erson Religioso for tweeting this out.

 

3 Steps to Enhance Diets

John Berardi of Precision Nutrition has a really excellent article “The 3 steps I teach trainers and health coaches to help fix any diet problem.”   Simple yet awesome advice to assure success.

Hidden Benefits of Exercise, Fish Oil, and Sports Rehab and Performance Experts

Mike Reinold Stuff You Should ReadThis week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from the Huffington Post, T-Nation, and SportsRehabExpert.com.

Inner Circle Updates

My latest Inner Circle webinar 5 Ways to Incorporate Movement in Your Programs is available. I received a lot of feedback and requests to elaborate on this topic after my past webinar on corrective exercises. In this presentation, I talk about the need to change our focus away from “corrective exercise” and towards “enhancing movement.”  Really just a shift in focus, not technique, but an important concept to consider.

This webinar will cover:

  • I discuss if we have gone too far with “corrective exercises”
  • I overview simply ways to shift your focus towards movement quality
  • How I integrate movement into various portions of my programs
  • Why I think this is all so important

To access this webinar:

Also, I like to offer a special discount for my Inner Circle members each month.This month Eric Cressey and I are offering 20% off our Optimal Shoulder Performance DVD.  This is Eric and I’s first collaboration that sets the foundation for success when rehabbing and training the shoulder.  Inner Circle members can log into the dashboard to see how to get the discounts!

 

RehabWebinars.com Updates

Michael J. Axe, MD discusses The Use of Performance Enhancing Athletic Wear.  In this presentation Dr. Axe discusses uses and evidence for various forms of athletics wear. This presentation will:

  • Discuss and define cost, care, and outcome regarding athletic wear.
  • Overview different types of garments.
  • Discuss athletic wear as a strengthening tool.

Please visit RehabWebinars.com to learn more about joining and accessing this webinar and more than 100 other great webinars:

 

The #AskMikeReinold Show

We had two episodes of the podcast this week!  In episode 9 of The #AskMikeReinold show we talk about movement assessments, hip flexor tightness, and cookie cutter approaches.  In episode 10, we talk about systems of assessment for new grads, repetitive lumbar strains in athletes, and strength for shoulder instability in weightlifters.  PLUS…  Dave Tilley joins the show for his first episode!  To see past episodes, subscribe, and ask us a question for the show please click below:

 

Are Velocity Programs to Blame for the Rise in Pitching Injuries?

The article I published yesterday may be the most important article on baseball injuries that I have ever written. Velocity programs using weighted balls and long toss have become VERY popular. They do enhance velocity, but at what cost? I use and am a fan of both, but we MUST understand the science behind velocity programs.  We are overdosing and hurting kids.  Please read and share this article to help spread the word:

 

2016 Sports Rehab Expert Series

Joe Heiler’s 2016 SportsRehabExpert Teleseminar Series started last week with a great interview from Charlie Weingroff.  My interview goes live this Tuesday!  Check out this awesome group of interviews with some really smart people.  Plus…  It’s free.  #nobrainer:

 

4 Hidden Benefits of Exercise

As a fitness professional, I like articles like this one from Fabian Markl on the Huffington Post that discuss 4 hidden benefits of exercise.  This is the type of info we need to promote more:

 

Are You Using Fish Oil Correctly?

Fish oil is one of the most commonly recommended supplements, but TC Luoma discusses how to assure we are using this great supplement correctly on T-Nation:

Improve Your Kettlebell Press and the Effect of Neurodynamics on Hamstring Flexibility

Stuff You Should ReadThis week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from Frank Duffy and Physiospot.

Inner Circle Updates

My next Inner Circle webinar 5 Ways to Incorporate Movement in Your Programs is now available. I received a lot of feedback and requests to elaborate on this topic after my past webinar on corrective exercises. In this presentation, I talk about the need to change our focus away from “corrective exercise” and towards “enhancing movement.”  Really just a shift in focus, not technique, but an important concept to consider.

This webinar will cover:

  • I discuss if we have gone too far with “corrective exercises”
  • I overview simply ways to shift your focus towards movement quality
  • How I integrate movement into various portions of my programs
  • Why I think this is all so important

To access this webinar:

Also, I like to offer a special discount for my Inner Circle members each month.This month Eric Cressey and I are offering 20% off our Optimal Shoulder Performance DVD.  This is Eric and I’s first collaboration that sets the foundation for success when rehabbing and training the shoulder.  Inner Circle members can log into the dashboard to see how to get the discounts!

 

RehabWebinars.com Updates

Michael J. Axe, MD discusses The Use of Performance Enhancing Athletic Wear.  In this presentation Dr. Axe discusses uses and evidence for various forms of athletics wear. This presentation will:

  • Discuss and define cost, care, and outcome regarding athletic wear.
  • Overview different types of garments.
  • Discuss athletic wear as a strengthening tool.

Please visit RehabWebinars.com to learn more about joining and accessing this webinar and more than 100 other great webinars:

 

The #AskMikeReinold Show

On this episode of The #AskMikeReinold show we talk about choosing between becoming a PT, PTA, or personal trainer, quad strength after ACL reconstruction, and isokinetic testing in athletes. To see past episodes, subscribe, and ask us a question for the show please click below:

 

3 Ways to Improve Your Kettlebell Press

Frank Duffy has a nice article with video demos on Matt Ibrahim’s website on 3 ways to improve your kettlebell press:

 

Effect of Neurodynamics of Hamstring Flexibility

Physiospot reviews a recent article on the effect of neural sliders and neural tensioners on hamstring flexibility.  I’ve been incorporating this a lot lately and will be writing more about this:

 

 

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