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) [Friday] (Optional)

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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Weekly Discussion/Assignment (Week 6)

Step 1: Think of client you want to create  a Movement-based Strength Workout for  Step 2: Develop a Movement-Based Strength Workout using Program Builder. You can omit the Warm-Up and Cooldown if you wish. You can use IoM activities or upload your own.  Step 3: Share your Movement-Based Strength Workout on the Discussion Forum. Justify […]

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Relative Strength

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

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

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

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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