by Tyler Valencia, MS, PES, PFT & Tom Delong, MS, CSCS*D Objectives: Be able to explain the “7 points of contact” when preparing to bench press Describe the set-up for the bench press and how retracting and depressing your scapula sets up your lift Describe why not to perform external rotation in the scapula Describe […]
Tyler Valencia, President and Co-Founder of KIPS, sits down and talks kettlebells and improving running performance with Jason Dolby, Co-Head Instructor of the Orange Kettlebell Club.
Tyler Valencia, President and Co-Founder of KIPS, sits down and talks kettlebells and the Senior Population with Jason Dolby, Co-Head Instructor of the Orange Kettlebell Club.
The Kinesiology Institute for Performance Specialists (KIPS) is in the process of developing a Group Exercise Certification and we want your input! With the industry including more weight training and high intensity formats, it’s important that the curriculum for group exercises instructors be up to date and apply to their audience. Our certification will include subject domains such […]
by Josue Cano, CSCS The back is a very sensitive yet important area not just for competitive reasons in our sport but for daily living. Estimates of 80% of American’s suffer with low back pain and is second reason for doctor visits. A good friend of mine says, “A strong back is a healthy back.” […]
by Josue Cano, CSCS You can disagree with me all you want but the fact of the matter is that no one ever won an Olympic Gold medal because of beautiful technique. Olympic Weightlifting has always been, is, and will always be a strength sport. So many lifters waste far too much time trying to […]