Training Tips: How to Improve Your Athlete’s Speed

Thanks to the Internet, trainers who predominantly use foot ladders to increase “foot speed” are increasing. As a result, people are being exposed to and influenced by training that prioritizes rapid leg movements and fancy footwork over force production and moving...

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Dry Needling and Acupuncture: What’s the Difference?​

If you are or have been a patient at Parabolic, chances are you have received dry needling or have seen one of our physical therapists utilize it as part of a patient treatment plan. Parabolic also offers acupuncture to promote a more well-rounded and holistic...

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A Rhythm to Coaching​

Introducing new movements to clients can be tricky. There are many pitfalls a coach can run into that can leave both the coach and, more importantly, the client feeling unsuccessful and frustrated. The main issue coaches tend to have is “over-coaching” a new movement....

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3 Ways To Make Pushups More Challenging With No Equipment​

When it comes to bang for your buck exercises, it’s difficult to beat the pushup. Nearly every client who walks through the doors of Parabolic will, at some point during his or her time with us, learn to execute the pushup with a high level of technical proficiency,...

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How to “Hug” Your Clients​

I know what you may be thinking, “Is this guy actually about to tell me how to hug my clients? What does that have to do with training?” Don’t worry. This article is not actually about literally hugging your clients, but rather about showing them just how much you...

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6 Steps to Designing Big Power Programs​

One of the most important aspects of training that can be improved in the weight room is power, however all power is not created equal. There are different types of “power” that go by many different names amongst physical preparation coaches and sports scientists,...

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The Best Squat You’re Not Doing​

The squat is arguably the most important movement pattern there is to athletic performance and overall health. It requires the ability to express and control full range of motion at your ankles, knees, and hips while maintaining a stable trunk position. These...

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It Could Be Holding You Back!

Whether you want to believe it or not, clutter is like a dark cloud that constantly follows us around. This persistent threat impedes our abilities to make strides toward fitness success. For some, this means losing weight, getting more sleep, increasing the amount of...

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Tips to Prevent Impulsive Eating​

We’ve all been there. Between running late for work, spending the entire day running errands or just flat out forgetting to prepare for a long day and then suddenly it hits; STARVATION! You are ridiculously hungry and your body starts experiencing every emotion...

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How To Do Pull – Ups​

As Justin Moore has already brilliantly written about in several of his articles, we need the ability to protract and upwardly rotate our scapula to achieve a full overhead position with any degree of success. Too much pulling can lock us into extension and make any...

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