Bioforce Certified Conditioning Coach Course: Part 3

By Skyler Zarndt MS, ATC, RSCC   Our previous post dealt primarily with the concept of Energy Systems and how they relate to our training and conditioning.  If you didn’t get a chance, you can check it out here. And as promised, today’s topic will revolve around Movement Potential and Variability, as well the brain’s… Continue reading Bioforce Certified Conditioning Coach Course: Part 3

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Bioforce Certified Conditioning Coach Course: Part 2

By Skyler Zarndt MS, ATC, RSCC   Yesterday we briefly outlined Joel Jamieson’s Certified Conditioning Coach course.  If you didn’t get a chance to take a peek at it, check it out here.  In essence, the course offers a real world practicality that can be applied by any person, regardless of training age or experience.… Continue reading Bioforce Certified Conditioning Coach Course: Part 2

Functional Range Conditioning: PAIL’s and RAIL’s

By Skyler Zarndt MS, ATC, CSCS So far in this Functional Range Conditioning review, we have discussed stretching, progressive adaptation, Controlled Articular Rotation’s (CAR’s), and now we will talk briefly about PAIL’s and RAIL’s. PAIL’s and RAIL’s are terms that are unique to FRC, such as CAR’s is unique as well.  PAIL’s and RAIL’s stands… Continue reading Functional Range Conditioning: PAIL’s and RAIL’s

Functional Range Conditioning Review: Controlled Articular Rotations

By Skyler Zarndt MS, ATC, CSCS Our last few posts have been a quick overview of Functional Range Conditioning’s ideas on stretching and it’s basic goals.  Today, we are going to dive a little deeper into FRC and some ideas that are unique to the program. The definition of Controlled Articular Rotations (CAR’s) is: Active,… Continue reading Functional Range Conditioning Review: Controlled Articular Rotations

Functional Range Conditioning Review: Stretching

By Skyler Zarndt MS, ATC, CSCS Yesterday we looked at Functional Range Conditioning and the idea of Progressive Adaptation.  In the FRC course, Dr. Spina discussed how the body undergoes certain adaptations and how we can better understand these adaptations.  Then we can apply these principles into our training and therefore increase the “usable” range… Continue reading Functional Range Conditioning Review: Stretching

What is “Functional” Training: Part 2

Now that we’ve discussed and defined what “functional” training is and is not, we can move into some specifics of our training program.  In Part 2, I’d like to discuss how we can train “functionally,” in a more pure sense of the definition. So first, lets recap the highlights from Part 1: “Functional” training is NOT about… Continue reading What is “Functional” Training: Part 2