• training with ian

Correcting Anterior Pelvic Tilt and Asymmetry for Surfing with Ian (Video)

Here is a video of a personal training session focused on correcting and Anterior Pelvic Tilt and an Asymmetrical weight shift. As I have mentioned in the past, tight hip flexors (caused by sitting […]

March 16th, 2012|Categories: corrective exercise, education, Pain Management, Personal Training, Stress Management, Stretching|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |3 Comments
  • TRX suspension training ab workout

TRX Functional Training Workout with Julie (Video)

Here is a TRX suspension personal training session I did with Julie at my gym in San Diego, CA. Although suspension training is not always my go to when it comes to my functional […]

March 12th, 2012|Categories: education, MMA Training, Motivation, Personal Training, TRX, TRX Workout Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment
  • MMA Training exercises- 3 MMA cable machine exercises

3 MMA training cable machine exercises (Video)

Here are a few exercises I regularly use in my personal training and MMA training regimens. I use my Keiser Functional Trainer in this video for this circuit training workout, but these exercises can […]

March 11th, 2012|Categories: education, MMA Training, Personal Training, Strength and Conditioning|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |2 Comments
  • Dean lister MMA training March 10th

Dean Lister MMA Training March 10th 2012 (Video)

Here’s another video of me taking “the boogey many” Dean Lister through an MMA training session. Once again, the main them out of our personal training is the implementation of the transverse plane. […]

March 10th, 2012|Categories: MMA Training, Motivation, Personal Training, Strength and Conditioning|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments
  • Dean Lister MMA Training and Focus Mitt work March 2nd

Functional MMA Training and Focus Mitt Work with Dean Lister

Here’s a video of me covering some Functional Training and Boxing focus mitt work with Dean Lister. This is all still a work in progress, but I can see that Dean is starting to […]

March 2nd, 2012|Categories: MMA Training, Motivation, Personal Training, Strength and Conditioning|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments
  • Improving running biomechancis with Chris

Improving running technique with Chris

Here is a video of a personal training session focused on trunk rotation, for the improvement of running biomechanics. The primary focus with Chris in our personal training regimen has been to develop core […]

March 1st, 2012|Categories: Personal Training|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments
  • MMA Training with UFC Fighter Jeremy Stephens February 28th

MMA Training Workout with UFC fighter Jeremy Stephens Feb 29th (Video)

Here is the latest Functional MMA Training workout I had with Jeremy Stephens. Although his movements still need some work, I am beginning to see his body adapt to the biomechanical adjustments we are […]

February 29th, 2012|Categories: MMA Training, Motivation, Personal Training, Strength and Conditioning|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments
  • Dean Lister MMA Training Feb 23rd

Functional Training for MMA with Dean Lister. February 23rd

One of the elements of movement I am yet to see in any functional training regimen, since I have been a personal trainer, is the proper use of the transverse plane. In all honesty, […]

February 24th, 2012|Categories: MMA Training, Personal Training, Strength and Conditioning|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |2 Comments
  • Intermediate Functional Training workout with Julie

Intermediate Functional Training Session with Julie

Here is a video of be taking Julie through a Personal Training session at my gym in San Diego, CA. We have had to combat a few imbalances inhibiting our functional training regimen, but […]

February 21st, 2012|Categories: education, Personal Training|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments
  • Personal Training session with Theo Simon

Advanced Functional Training in San Diego With Theo

Here’s a video of a personal training session I had at my gym in San Diego with Theo Simon. Theo happens to be one of the most advanced students I have had in my […]

February 13th, 2012|Categories: education, MMA Training, Motivation, Personal Training, Strength and Conditioning|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments
  • 3 kettlebell exercise

3 Intermediate Kettlebell Training Exercises

Kettlebells have fast become one the preferred exercise tools for my personal training. Although I wasn’t the biggest fan of them on first impression, they slowly inched their way into my personal training arsenal. […]

February 13th, 2012|Categories: education, MMA Training, Personal Training, Strength and Conditioning|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments
  • Personal Training kickboxing workout with Teri

Boxing workout session with Teri (Video)

There’s nothing that really challenges the proprioception sytem quite like the martial arts. The power, grace, agility, balance and coordination needed to do them has many benefits that apply to everyday living. […]

February 10th, 2012|Categories: MMA Training, Motivation, Personal Training|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment
  • Personal Training with Vasily

Lumbo Pelvic Hip Exercises with Vasily in San Diego, CA

Here’s a video of me getting a new client oriented into my method in San Diego, CA. In this video I implement my “secrets” of how to correct lower back pain. I will […]

February 8th, 2012|Categories: education, Motivation, Personal Training, Stretching|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments
  • How to Balance on a Bosu Ball

Bosu Ball Exercises: How to Balance on a Bosu Ball

In terms of developing a strong center of gravity, the Bosu Ball might be the best tool to progress to for any functional training regimen. There are very few tools that force you to […]

February 4th, 2012|Categories: education, MMA Training, Personal Training, Strength and Conditioning|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |2 Comments
  • Training with Chris Sadler

Functional Training to improve running with Chris (Video)

Running is one of the most natural movement patterns a human can do, yet it is one of the most injury prone forms of physical exercise. The mechanical rewards of becoming a great runner […]

February 2nd, 2012|Categories: Personal Training|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments
  • 20110115_0979

3 exercises with the TRX suspension trainer

Ever since I mounted the TRX in my gym, I must say as of late it’s been one of my preferred tools for my personal training regimens. If used correctly, the TRX can be highly […]

January 28th, 2012|Categories: education, MMA Training, Personal Training, Strength and Conditioning, TRX Workout Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments
  • Basic Functional Training with UFC fighter Jeremy Stephens 1

Basic Functional Training with UFC fighter Jeremy Stephens

Since I have been in San Diego as a personal trainer, time after time again I have learned the importance of re-developing basic fundamental mechanics. I have found that addressing mechanical flaws only in the […]

January 22nd, 2012|Categories: education, MMA Training, Pain Management, Personal Training, Strength and Conditioning, Stretching|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments
  • 3 exercises for the bosu

3 Advanced Bosu Ball Exercises

The Bosu has been one of the most commonly used fitness tools I have used since being a personal trainer in San Diego. When I was first introduced to it, I was pretty skeptical […]

December 13th, 2011|Categories: education, MMA Training, Personal Training, Strength and Conditioning|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments
  • How to do an Alternating Wood Chop 2

Is your “functional training” still stuck in the 2nd dimension?

It is of utmost importance to master each individual plane of motion for the improvement of your bodies functional capabilities, however, the randomness of life does not permit the mastery of just one plane of […]

November 13th, 2011|Categories: education, Personal Training|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |6 Comments
  • How to do a Plank exercise

Basic Core Exercise: How to do “The Plank”

With all this talk about planking lately, I figured I might as well make a blog post on how to do it correctly 😉

The plank is maybe the best core exercise that I know of, […]

October 24th, 2011|Categories: corrective exercise, education, Personal Training|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments
  • Donkey Kong

MMA Training Exercise: How to do the Donkey Kong

The Donkey Kong is a functional training exercise for the more advanced fitness enthusiast. When I do get a client or athlete to a high level, this definitely becomes a go to in my […]

October 9th, 2011|Categories: education, MMA Training, Personal Training, Strength and Conditioning|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments
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