Simple Thoracic Spine Mobility Exercises Everyone Can Perform | Mike Reinold

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Simple Thoracic Spine Mobility Exercises Everyone Can Perform | Mike Reinold. This is an EXCELLENT post from Dr. Mike Reinold.  Equally helpful to musicians suffering from upper body pain, to those who sit all day and have shoulder, back and neck problems.  What Mike demonstrates in many of the videos below is actually outlined in great detail in the book …

Become A NASM Certified Personal Trainer Like Me

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The National Academy of Sports Medicine is the certification agency through which I became a personal trainer.  I plan on soon obtaining an advanced specialization of Corrective Exercise Specialist.  They offer three different specializations: CES (Corrective Exercise Specialist) and PES (Performance Exercise Specialist), and their newest specialization: the FNS or Fitness Nutrition Specialist. NASM focuses on assessment, correcting muscle imbalances, …

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Mini-Bands

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I use these  for glute activation exercises like lateral tube walking and for a client’s who’s knees cave in when they squat, the band around the knees serves as a tactile cue to keep the knees out.  Can also be used on the upper body.  Check out the video on the webpage; click on the product picture to take you …

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Stability Balls

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There are many types of stability balls.  General guidelines are to get a size appropriate for your height and blow it up to a very firm tension.  When the ball is not blown up firm enough, you will not get adequate support. This is the one I recommend from Perform Better