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Q&A: Which product is best for you?

Mr. Robertson, I’m writing to ask your advice about which of your products to buy.  In the first place, I have some knee pain, so I’m considering Bulletproof Knees. I also train with weights and am having some twinge-y pains in my biceps muscle, and in my thumb, not to mention low-back pain (on and […]

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Ready for Takeoff

Within the industry, people have a lot of different viewpoints on what kind of coach or trainer I am. To some, I’m a mobility guy. To others, I’m a corrective exercise guy. To others, I’m a strength guy. And believe it or not, there are some people that frankly don’t care – they just don’t […]

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December 17th, 2009

Robertson Training Systems Newsletter 5.22 The Development of a Philosophy, Part I – The Assessment In this three part series, I’m going to outline my basic thoughts on improving human movement and function. It seems that nowadays the term “corrective exercise” isn’t just a buzzword used by numerous coaches and trainers, but it’s also a […]

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A Stretching Fallacy

It’s my goal today to prove to you that just because something is tight DOES NOT mean it should be stretched.  In an effort to do this, I’m going to give you not one, not two, but three examples of this. The first case is our hamstrings.  I can’t tell you how many times people […]

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BTEA or the Indy Seminar Series?

One question I get all the time from trainers and fitness enthusiasts alike is, how do I choose between the Indy Seminar Series and Building the Efficient Athlete? While there are definite similarities between the two, there are also enough differences to make them each valuable in their own right.  Here’s a brief rundown, assuming […]

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Two great tests you should be using…

In a recent interview with Leigh Peele, she asked me what tests we use in our assessments at I-FAST.  Obviously, we use quite a few – but if you only had two tests, what would they be? That’s a tough question to answer, but the two tests I came up with are the overhead squat […]

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Building the Efficient Athlete DVD Series

The “Building the Efficient Athlete” DVD series is a must-have resource for every dedicated strength coach, personal trainer, physical therapist, or fitness enthusiast. In this complete reference, Cressey and Robertson run the gamut, covering everything training related. Whether it’s postural and movement assessments, demonstrating and coaching exercise technique, or describing functional anatomy and it’s role […]

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