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BY COACH KENNEDY 2020 has absolutely proven to be extremely challenging for our industry, no doubt, but that said have WE been resilient through-out the entire ordeal! Like our previous edition of the Movement of the Month, this month I also wanted to provide you with a combination of movements to help address one of…

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BY COACH KENNEDY This month I’m going to jump straight into it, but just before I do let me just remind you of a few things:  texting, social media scrolling, computer work, sitting or standing for long periods of time, driving, and the list goes on, are all positions that contribute to that hunched over,…

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It’s no secret that COVID has caused much stress, put many into mental states of “fight or flight”, affecting our breathing patterns and our health. So, in light of this, I thought it would be appropriate to offer up something this month that could assist everyone with their health and wellness. What is Supine Diaphragmatic…

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There is a saying that I am sure most of us have heard: Necessity is the Mother of invention.  If you have not heard it before, it simply suggests that when something becomes necessary we find a way to adapt. We find a way to create new patterns, methods, and tools in order to fit…

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July is here, summer is well on its way, and we are now some four plus months into our “new reality”, if you will, since COVID hit back in mid-March. This month I wanted to once again offer up something that we could easily perform indoors as well as outdoors, and most importantly, benefit your…

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Reality is a strange thing, is it not?  One day we’re living with all of the freedoms the world has to offer and the next minute we’re at the mercy of a virus, COVID-19.  The entire WORLD.  It’s hard to ever have imagined it in this day and age.  Many have suffered discomfort and pain…

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Last month I spoke about how our daily fixed positions of standing, sitting, using computers and electronic devices, to name a few, can reek havoc on our thoracic spine and shoulders. All of which have shown to lead to decreased levels of performance and increased risk of injury. Now, what I didn’t get into was…

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By Coach Kennedy In today’s society where we are all prone to these very common fixed positions: sitting in front of computers, using phones, sitting or standing way too much, the upper spine (thoracic) can become curved (kyphosis) causing the shoulders to round forward. This can lead to shoulder impingements, pec muscles becoming short and…

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By Coach Kennedy The BOSU Squat with Olympic Plate Press is a great exercise to help you work on your coordination, balance, force gradation, proprioception, dynamic balance, and body integration.  When you consider winter sports like skiing and snow boarding, you can see how moving on a BOSU with your lower body, while adding movement…

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