You’re only 6 steps away from better Program Design for your clients and athletes based on the IoM Methodology.
IoM’s Program Design is a conveniently outlined thought process enabling Personal Trainers and Athletic Coaches to create optimal reactions from their exercise selections in the right environments. Follow the Six Steps to arrive at the right exercise for the right circumstance, with the right client or athlete.
Choose Orientation to Gravity
In which way are we oriented to gravity?
eg. prone / supine / side /lying / parallel
Describes the ‘gross movement pattern’ that our body is going through
Choose Load Device
Consideration is given to what physical divers we are using
eg. dumbbell / bar / elastomeric / cable / bodyweight etc.
Where are feet are positioned, and what (if anything) they are doing?
Where are hands are positioned and where (if anywhere) they are going?
Acute variable manipulation
eg. sets / reps / speed / ROM / complexity of motion etc.