The Importance of Deceleration, Landing, and Force Absorption with Matthew Ibrahim

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I am up on Thursday August 27th doing "7 Things I Learned from The Best of the Best"

Highlights of Episode 293 "Hit The Gym with a Strength Coach" Segment

Matthew Ibrahim, Co-Owner, Director of Strength & Conditioning and Internship Coordinator at TD Athletes Edge in Boston

We spoke about:

  • Defining deceleration, landing and force absorption  
  • Incidence of lower body injuries in sports as a sign for change pithing 5 key body areas
  • Are we forgetting isolated work?
  • The power of language and communication in coaching
  • Using Social Media as an educational platform

The Coaches Corner with Coach Boyle
We spoke about:

  • The current situation at MBSC
  • New marketing ideas for the gym
  • the intern situation for summer and fall
  • "Corona Theatre"
  • Contrast Training

The Functional Movement Systems Segment

Geralyn Coopersmith finishes her 3-part series on "What to expect when implementing an FMS based approach at your facility."  Today she talks about "Empowering your trainers to fully engage with an FMS based approach"

TrainHeroic "Data Driven Coaching Segment"

Luke Summers the CEO from the Power Athlete, is on to talk some best practices for creating an experience in online training.

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About "Be Like the Best"

During the last 12 years of interviewing many strength coaches, fitness professionals, physical therapists and gym owners, Anthony Renna has accumulated a rolodex of “The Best of the Best” in the fitness profession.

This book is a collection of interviews with some of those top successes. Through his conversations, you’ll learn how they evolved in their careers, what habits and traits they believe made them successful, their goal setting processes, how they get through the hard times everyone faces and even some books to read and people they recommend following.

After each interview, you’ll find a challenge or action step based on an important takeaway from each interview.  These are designed to encourage you to build the habits to Be Like the Best on your journey to dominating in this profession.

As a fitness professional, you’re already making an impact in your clients, athletes and patients. This book will help you stand out in a crowded field and help guide you on the road to success.

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