The New OPEX Programming: Principles – Fitness Article

The New OPEX Programming: Principles OPEX Programming Principles: What, Who, Where, When, Why? The OPEX Programming: Principles course is an introductory program designed to help coaches or personal trainers develop a better understanding of effective program design.  What to expect: It’s a 100 percent online course that costs USD$195 and includes 10 hours of videos and a 40-page resource guide. The course teaches basic strength and conditioning principles, and also dives into the basics of the OPEX methodology of individually…

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How to Assess the Squat – Fitness Article

How to Assess the Squat Programming: Movement – Assessing the squat Have you ever had an aha moment with a long-time client that left you slightly embarrassed? A moment where you realized, after coaching this person for two years, that the reason he has a massive forward lean on his squat isn’t because his hamstrings are tight, but because of a motor control and bracing deficiency. All this time, you could have provided different cues and accessory work than you…

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Programming: Movement Course – Explained – Fitness Article

Programming: Movement Course – Explained Who and Why to take OPEX’s new Programming: Movement Course Our new course Programming: Movement has a lofty mission: To fix a giant gap that exists in the health and fitness industry today. What gap? The disjointedness that exists among various healthcare professionals—physiotherapists, chiropractors, fitness coaches, RMTs, osteopaths etc.—in terms of language and perspective. We all receive different training and acquire a different language and ways to communicate with our patients and clients, and as…

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Making Sense of the Latest Movement Science – Fitness Article

Making Sense of the Latest Movement Science Making sense of the latest science with OPEX’s Programming: Movement course From the concepts we coach, to the language we use, if you’re a gym owner or coach, you would probably agree that when your coaches aren’t on the same page, your business has no chance of running smoothly. Meanwhile, clients become confused by the disjointed information they receive. OPEX Programming: Movement course creator Whitney Welsch-Reese, a physical therapist with doctoral degrees in…

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Improve Your Program Design Prowess – Fitness Article

Improve Your Program Design Prowess Improve your program design prowess by mastering the 3 Ps Have you ever created a training program for a client, who then follows through and diligently executes their sessions, but at the end of it their improvements are a lot smaller than you both had hoped for? Or worse still, your client end ups with some nagging chronic pain in their shoulder that wasn’t there before? Or at the very least, do you find you…

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