From valiantly carrying all the groceries in one trip, having an intimidating handshake, to playing tug of war with your dog, we all need grip strength! In fact, in a study by Perna et al. it was determined that most folks “fell into the ‘needs improvement zone’.” Furthermore, in Leong et al.’s article Prognostic Value … Read more(How-to) Get A Grip!
In simple physics terms, “The magnitude of the moment of a force acting about a point or axis is directly proportional to the distance of the force from the point or axis. It is defined as the product of the force (F) and the moment arm (d). The moment arm or lever arm is the perpendicular distance … Read moreWhat the F*%k is a moment arm and what does it have to do with my training!?
Relevant Anatomy and Scapular movement The shoulder complex is comprised of the scapula, clavicle, and the humerus. The glenohumeral joint, AC joint, and their associated musculature all work together to create movement in the shoulder complex. The shoulder is attached to the torso by acromioclavicular joint and it’s ligaments, while the serratus anterior and subscapularis … Read moreScapular Rhythm, Posture, and Shoulder Health
As a coach, much of my time is spent with folks between 60 and 85 years old. It has been a tremendous gift to learn from these clients not only regarding specifics for their strength coaching and training but for their general lessons on life. Ageism within our culture often presents older adults as weak … Read moreMuscle Mass and Aging