Archive for the 'Exercise Analysis' Category

Mechanical Wear Pattern

Thursday, March 8th, 2007

The material presented below is extracted from the Resistance Training Specialist course manual, written by Tom Purvis. Copyright of Focus on Fitness, OKC, OK.

Serious information for anyone serious about lifting weights. -Bill (more…)

HRLB(High-Risk /Low-Benefit) Exercise of the Month

Friday, February 16th, 2007

This section is meant to inform you of traditionally accepted exercises that don’t actually give you the benefits you seek, and may actually be causing more harm to your body than good. Performing exercises that are not HRLB will not only be more beneficial to your body in terms of results, but may also prevent injuries that could set you back months. (more…)

What’s In Your Toolbox? by Bill Leavitt

Sunday, January 28th, 2007

A Personal Trainers look inside Muscle Activation Techniques™

This article was nationally published in 2004

Those who consider fitness a profession rather than a hobby or pastime know that continually striving to improve levels of knowledge and acquiring new skills is what sets you apart from other instructors. As with any profession, the more tools and experience you possess, the more valuable your services, and the more successful you become. Muscle Activation Techniques™, is one tool that adds a necessary process of biomechanical thought to deal with pain. Instead of guessing, MAT provides the tools needed to accurately assess and systematically evaluate clients to confirm and treat muscular imbalances leading to injury. (more…)