Pete HolmanPete Holman, MSPT, is a physical therapist, certified strength and conditioning specialist and former U.S. national taekwondo champion and team captain. He is the creator of the TRX® Rip Trainer, the Nautilus® Glute Drive and the Escape Barrow, and has delivered sports performance education to coaches, trainers and athletes all over the world. He also recently authored his first book, a novel called CRUZ. Specializing in biomechanics, core performance and agility, Pete uses his experience as an elite-level athlete and his knowledge of the human body to bring out the "athlete" in us all. He recently presented at IDEA PT East, IDEA World and AspenBrainLab, and is an active contributor to PTontheNet, IDEA Fitness Journal and STACK magazine.
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Review the anatomy and function of the glenohumeral and scapulothoracic joints and learn basic, low-risk exercises that are designed to improve rotator cuff strength, shoulder mobility and scapulohumeral rhythm.Read More
When you watch someone hit a golf ball, throw a punch or simply retrieve groceries from the car, it’s evident that human movement occurs in all three planes of motion. Did you know that 87.5% of our core muscles are oriented either diagonally or horizontally? One action that these muscles perform is rotation (Santana 2000). The diagonal muscle orientation is proof positive that the human body is designed to rotate.Read More
When you watch someone hit a golf ball, throw a punch or simply retrieve groceries from the car, it’s evident that human movement occurs in all three planes of motion. A review of basic core anatomy—major muscles attached to the trunk, above the ischial tuberosity and below the superior aspect of the sternum—reveals that 87.5% of the core muscles are oriented either diagonally or horizontally, and one action that these muscles perform is rotation (Santana 2000).Read More