Agile Strength 14:59

Agile Strength improves our ability to produce force to generate and sustain momentum. Swings, Flows, Parkour, Gymnastics, and Dance all are techniques/strategies that improve our agile strength. To sustain momentum, the body looks to capture potential energy from our elastic tissues (fascia, skin, ligaments and tendons) which reduces the amount of energy required to accomplish […]

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Relative Strength 15:46

Relative Strength is the strength per unit body of mass produced by a given individual under specific conditions. In other words, it’s about being Bodyweight Strong. Bodyweight-based exercises are used to enhance relative strength. From simple Squats, Lunges, Push Ups and Pull Ups, to more advanced exercise such as performing a Muscle Up, An Iron […]

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Odd-Position Strength 17:09

Odd-Position Strength is the ability to generate force from a VARIETY of different or uncommon postures or positions while maintaining movement integrity. Many sporting activities and life tasks demand the body to move through odd-positions. The tissues of the body must be able to tolerate these demands by lengthening under load (Tensile Strength) while the […]

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Dead Strength 19:09

Dead Strength is defined as the ability to produce high levels of muscular force with minimal contribution from elastic tissues (fascia, skin, ligaments, tendons).  Deadstarts are a type of Dead Strength that demand the necessary force output to overcome resting inertia.  Deadlifts are defined as overcoming a mass’ resting inertia and moving the mass vertically (against […]

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Fundamental Movement Strength 02:03

As the name implies, Fundamental Strength looks to enhance strength around basic movement patterns.  1) Identify which movement patterns are most important to the client and their goals 2) Use the 4Q to organize the movement patterns to gain variable strength For a thorough read on exercise prescription and programming around fundamentals, check out our […]

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Intro to Movement-Based Strength 13:55

Movement-Based Strength incorporates Whole-Body Integrated (WBI), Task-Specific Exercise. There are 5 Sub-themes of Movement Strength: Fundamental Strength: Development of basic WBI Movement Patterns Dead Strength: Overcoming Resting Inertia Odd-Position Strength: Overcoming Uncommon body postures Agile Strength: Sustaining Momentum Relative Strength: Bodyweight Strong We’ll explore these sub-themes throughout this week. […]

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Community Workout w/ Gabriel Hidalgo 9/18 @4pmPST – Movement Strength

Tools: Mini-Bands, ViPRPRO, Sandbag(Sandbell) or Dumbbells  Load: Light to Moderate. Expectations: It will be a Movement-Based Strength Workout.  Warm up: Dynamic style, covering all planes of motion, as well as mobility and activation. Main Workout: http://instituteofmotion.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/GabeMovementWorkout.jpeg […]

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Tequila and Coffee with Johnny & DP (Week 6)

Welcome to Tequila and Coffee with Johnny and DP! In this Virtual Social Hour, we’ll meet on a Zoom Meeting (camera and audio on for everyone, although optional). Johnny and DP will facilitate a discussion on all things health, fitness and community. We invite you to join us in this casual, laid back environment as […]

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Relative Strength 15:46

Relative Strength is the strength per unit body of mass produced by a given individual under specific conditions. In other words, it’s about being Bodyweight Strong. Bodyweight-based exercises are used to enhance relative strength. From simple Squats, Lunges, Push Ups and Pull Ups, to more advanced exercise such as performing a Muscle Up, An Iron […]

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Agile Strength 14:59

Agile Strength improves our ability to produce force to generate and sustain momentum. Swings, Flows, Parkour, Gymnastics, and Dance all are techniques/strategies that improve our agile strength. To sustain momentum, the body looks to capture potential energy from our elastic tissues (fascia, skin, ligaments and tendons) which reduces the amount of energy required to accomplish […]

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Odd-Position Strength 17:09

Odd-Position Strength is the ability to generate force from a VARIETY of different or uncommon postures or positions while maintaining movement integrity. Many sporting activities and life tasks demand the body to move through odd-positions. The tissues of the body must be able to tolerate these demands by lengthening under load (Tensile Strength) while the […]

Read More…

Dead Strength 19:09

Dead Strength is defined as the ability to produce high levels of muscular force with minimal contribution from elastic tissues (fascia, skin, ligaments, tendons).  Deadstarts are a type of Dead Strength that demand the necessary force output to overcome resting inertia.  Deadlifts are defined as overcoming a mass’ resting inertia and moving the mass vertically (against […]

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