Movement Made Better Podcast

Movement Made Better Podcast by Stick Mobility, the fitness training program that combines joint mobilization, strength training, and active stretching. The show covers topics from improving mobility to fitness business with co-founders Dennis Dunphy and Neal Valera, featuring special guests from the fitness community. A new episode is posted weekly on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and YouTube.


#49 Move Better, Get Stronger and More Resilient with Ian Vaughn

This week’s podcast episode features Ian Vaughn. Coach Vaughn is from Palmdale, California. He is based at Viking Valhalla Training Center and provides professional one on one training for any goal. He has traveled all around the world learning from the best minds in the fitness industry and preaches his own craft before he teaches it. He’s a certified fitness and nutrition coach, StrongFirst Kettlebell instructor (SFGII), Flexible Steel, Stick Mobility, and is a steel mace & club specialist. Coach Vaughn utilizes unconventional training modalities which sync into a singular system that brings a new sense of awareness of how to move better, get stronger and more resilient in your life endeavors. He’s now published four ebook programs and a paperback book for steel mace training to better educate people around the world. Tune in to hear us discuss kettlebells and Strong First Certification, moving with load for aesthetics, teaching the kettlebell swing, training clients with Parkinson’s, and Stick Mobility single leg system. 




#48 The Neural Science of Exercise and Brain Health with Ryan Glatt

Check out this week’s podcast episode featuring Ryan Glatt. Ryan is a psychometrist and brain health coach at the Brain Health Center at the Pacific Neuroscience Institute. With a strong background in exercise science and human health, he coaches individuals towards optimal brain health. Ryan develops curricula specifically targeted towards those with dementia, Parkinson’s disease, Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), and traumatic brain injury. He focuses his practice and research towards slowing cognitive decline for those with cognitive complaint and those who want to prevent neurodegenerative conditions. Ryan also develops programs for the health and fitness industry on health and neuroscience. He has completed brain health programs from the Amen Clinics, the NeuroCoaching Institute, the Neuroscience Academy, the NeuroLeadership Institute, Neuroscience for Coaches, and others on the topics of brain health, sleep, and mindfulness. Recently, Ryan has released the Brain Health Trainer course, which is the first comprehensive course to be released on the topic of brain health and exercise. Topics we discuss in this episode include exercise and brain health benefits, exercise prescriptions, cross-lateral movements, and Stick Mobility for brain health. 




#47 Strength, Mobility, and Endurance with Jared Forestieri

Tune in to our podcast episode with Jared Forestieri! Jared is a Master Stick Mobility Instructor and Strength & Conditioning coach with nearly a decade of training experience. He is a former D-1 baseball player who transferred his passions for baseball into his own gym where he trains fellow athletes, as well as non-athletes, to achieve new heights in strength and mobility through small group functional training. Topics we discuss include plyometric training, emerging trends in the fitness and business space, knees over toes, landmine training, and squat variations. 




#46 Physical Activity: The Best Anti-Depressant/Anti-Anxiety with Dr. Ali Mattu

Check out our podcast episode featuring Dr. Ali Mattu. Dr. Mattu spent a decade treating panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, phobias, hair-pulling disorder (trichotillomania), skin-picking disorder (excoriation), tic disorder, and Tourette syndrome using cognitive behavioral therapy. He’s created over 150 videos for his YouTube channel, The Psych Show, which have been seen over 3.5 million times. Dr. Mattu is the co-host of PBS’s Self-Evident, an expert on Netflix + Vox’s The Mind Explained: Anxiety, HBO’s Doctor Commentaries, and A&E’s The Employables. He has been called a “forward thinker” in psychology, and was named one of The Mighty’s mental health heroes of 2015. His work has been described as “simple, thoughtful, and actionable. Tune in to hear us discuss the quickest and most effective anti-depressant/anxiety prescription, social psychology on exercise and support, the 2-minute rule of behavioral change, and the challenges the pandemic had on mental health. 




#45 Interweaving Play and Traditional Training with Jeff Barton

Tune in to this podcast episode featuring Jeff Barton! Jeff is an Iowa native coach, gym owner (Surefire Fitness), and former touring rock star with the band ‘38th parallel.’ He has several years of fitness experience and a specialization in movement. He utilizes “play” as a primary training modality. His mission is to create a community excited about exercise again by moving well, training smart, and playing more. Some of Jeffs accolades include a BS in Kinesiology and Health, ACE Certified Personal Trainer, MovNat Level 1, and FMS Level 2. Join us as we discuss interweaving play and traditional training, the developmental concept of ‘neoteny’, working with older demographics, and creative game education for trainers. 




#44 Battle Ropes and Metabolic Pathways with Aaron Guyett

Aaron Guyett is a world-class trainer, coach, and educator with a wide array of skills that he brings to both mental and physical fitness. As a Living Fit Master Coach and Equinox Educator, he teaches battle ropes and metabolic pathway programming for power, strength, and endurance to athletes and coaches of all levels. He delivers uncompromising results to teams, units, organizations, and communities throughout the nation and world. His experience as a trainer and coach is unparalleled: Living Fit’s Education Director, Former Onnit Academy Master Coah, Team USA Kettlebell (Aaron holds four national records and is sixth in world competition), Founder of Battle Ropes Education, Founder of Leaders of Leaders, Founder of Innovative Results (sold 2017), Masters in leadership studies, CSCS, FRC mobility Specialist, to name a few of his accolades. In this podcast episode we discuss heart rate training with ropes, misconceptions about battle ropes, rest to work ratios, breath regulation, and anchor point adjustments. 




#43 Strength, Adaptation, and Development with Justin Kerley

In this podcast episode we talk with Justin Kerley. With over 15 years in the fitness industry, Justin has positioned himself as a top-tier trainer in the industry working with clients of all ages and backgrounds. He has a specialization in strength and mobility and is a former professional wrestler who has gone toe to toe with the likes of ‘The Big Show’ on national television. Justin is also a proud gym owner at ‘Kerley’s Fitness’ which operates out of Fort Collins, Colorado. He has certifications in NASM CPT, USAW Barbell Lifting, Stick Mobility, Functional Range Conditioning, and more. He is also a group fitness instructor and Olympic lifting coach. Join us as we discuss training for professional wrestling, client discomfort from training from the floor, industry observations a year into the pandemic, adapting and developing as a gym owner and new father, and unconventional training and play. 




#42 Optimizing the Human Movement System with Tony Ambler-Wright

Tune in to this week’s podcast episode featuring Tony Ambler-Wright. Tony has over 22 years of experience in the fitness industry, a Master’s degree in Exercise Science, and a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management. He is credentialed as a Licensed Massage Therapist, Corrective Exercise Specialist, Performance Enhancement Specialist. He is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Tony is a Master Instructor and content strategist for the National Academy of Sports Medicine, national lecturer, and adjunct faculty member in exercise science programs at both the university and community college levels. He has spent his career working with a broad spectrum of clientele, ranging from stay at home moms and weekend warriors to professional and Olympic athletes. We talk about working with professional athletes, his thoughts on Stick Mobility, adaptation as a training focus, and the CES Specialization.




#41 The Kettlebell: A Tool of Strength and Resiliency with Marcus Martinez

Marcus Martinez became a certified personal trainer in 2001 and hasn’t stopped learning, innovating, and creating. He fell in love with methods such as kettlebells, calisthenics, rings, Indian clubs and more because of their ability to create stronger, leaner, more resilient athletes in record time. Marcus has worked with clients ranging from stay at home moms to elite levels of strength and conditioning, including UFC fighters, Secret Service agents, top-level athletes, military personnel, and more. He has continued to expand his contribution to the masses through the creation of numerous Kettlebell courses. His biggest inspirations are his children. Join us as we discuss different forms of kettlebell training, using the kettlebell to detect imbalances and deficiencies, warm ups with or without a kettlebell, and kettlebells for cardio conditioning and ballistic strength. 




#40 The Formula: Consistency, Perseverance, and Discipline with Luiz DeFreitas

With over 30 years in the fitness industry and a lifetime of competition experience, Luiz has positioned himself as an elite trainer working with clients of all ages and backgrounds with a specialization in strength and recovery. He currently works at The Yard, a high-performance training facility located in downtown Hermosa Beach, California. As a former Olympic swimming representative of Brazil, Mr. Universe, Stanford scholar-athlete, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt, Luiz’s lifetime achievements are pinnacles of success. Topics discussed in this episode include old school Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, transitioning from Olympic swimmer to bodybuilder, genetics and work ethic, isometrics and posing, and stretching and mobility. 




#39 Perseverance: Fitness, Acting, and Pro Wrestling with Giovanni Roselli

In this podcast episode we chat with Giovanni Roselli. Giovanni is a nationally recognized fitness coach, author, and presenter. As a man of many talents, the former WWE Superstar known as “Romeo” has also professionally acted alongside some of the world’s top actors including Tina Fey, Mickey Rourke, and James Franco. He is currently a Master Instructor for ViPR PRO and it’s parent company, Institute of Motion. Giovanni also serves as a Master Instructor for Kettlebell Athletics and CoreTex® Fitness. He has worked as a Master Trainer, content creator, and education consultant for Nike, and designed the nationally launched Equinox signature class ‘Fully Loaded‘. Tune in to hear us talk about behind the scenes of professional wrestling, public speaking, parenting and time management, and training the elderly. 





#38 Health is Your Wealth with Andrew Dettelbach and Katie Goss

Tune in to this week’s podcast episode with Andrew Dettelbach and Katie Goss, co-founders of Whealth! Whealth is a wholistic-health education company that seeks to educate and inspire people globally to vitalize their health through mainly movement, nutrition, mental, social, and recovery practices. They believe the power is in your hands to change your health, happiness, mind, and body through a commitment to learn – which is your true wealth. Andrew brings with him years of fitness industry experience as well as a light-hearted and playful demeanor that has garnered him the respect and adoration of more than 100,000 followers on his social media platforms. Andrew has worked with thousands of clients in the chiropractic space. Katie’s journey into health and wellness began 20 years ago when she decided to take on a career in nursing because of her passion for helping others. Katie feels that education is the first step in creating lifestyle choices that improve overall health and believe people should be the drivers in their own health journey. Join us as we discuss neuromuscular control, hyper mobility, the importance of breath work, and lifting and ego. 




#37 Sustainable Personal Training with Paden and Michael Hughes

Paden and Michael Hughes are the co-owners of Gymnazo. Gymnazo is a renowned gym located in San Louis Obisbo, California and is known for its incredible blending of fitness and recovery experiences virtually and in-person. Paden and Michael have also co-founded GymnazoEdu which exists to arm trainers, coaches, and fitness enthusiasts with the tools and experiences they need to turn their passion into rewarding careers and businesses. Michael is the innovator and internal movement guru who has over 16 years of experience within the fitness industry and a wealth of knowledge: B.S. in kinesiology from Cal State, FAFS, FMR, MDMC, 3DMAPS, CAFS, FCR to name a few. Paden is the visionary and business leader of Gymnazo. She oversees strategic planning, customer service, company finances, marketing and manages the team. Topics discussed in this episode include multi-dimensional movement, biomechanics, active mobility, and virtual training. 




#36 Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain with Joe Reed

This week’s podcast episode features Joe Reed. Joe is a health coach, strength coach, and the owner and founder of Train Outta Pain. He was originally diagnosed with myofascial pain syndrome and neuropathy and found himself spending most of his time in a wheelchair or bed. He later was diagnosed with fibromyalgia and has had it for 8 years. After countless hours of research and study, Joe has beaten his fibromyalgia into remission and has dedicated his life to helping others regain their life through movement and lifestyle education. Join us as we talk about what fibromyalgia is, programming for clients with fibromyalgia, introducing play into training, and the importance of breathwork. 




#35 Lymphatic System and Movement with Dr. Perry Nickelston

Dr. Perry Nickelston is a chiropractic physician with a primary focus on Performance Enhancement, Corrective Exercise, and Metabolic Fitness Nutrition. He studied at The American College of Addictionology and Compulsive Disorders and is an expert in myofascial, orthopedic, medical, and trigger point soft tissue therapy. He is also a member of the Board of Directors and Medical Staff Advisor for AIMLA. Dr. Perry holds over 25 years of experience in the fitness industry and is an expert in movement assessment and diagnosis. He is certified and trained as a Functional Movement Specialist (FMS) and Selective Functional Movement Assessment Specialist (SFMA). He uses programs designed to find the source of painful dysfunction and correct it until the site of pain improves. He is also a regular columnist for Dynamic Chiropractic, Practice Insights, Chiropractic Economics, To Your Health Magazine, Advance Physical Therapy, and other industry publications for health and fitness. In this podcast episode we discuss what the lymphatic system does, the importance of understanding lymph, assessing lymph, and training modalities and movement for healthy lymph flow.




#34 Running and Movement Analysis with Richard Diaz

Richard Diaz is the founder of the Natural Running Network and creator of the Natural Running Coaches Certification Program. He is also the founder of Diaz Human Performance, a California based sports performance business that has been around for over 18 years. He has extensive experience in clinical sports-specific diagnostics which includes V02 max, resting metabolic assessments, running mechanic video analysis, gait correction, and coaching. Join us as we talk about overstriding, gait analysis and mechanics, treadmill vs track running analysis, and pre-run preparation and warm-ups. 




#33 The Power of Nasal Breathing with Michael Mullin

Michael Mullin is a clinically-based athletic trainer with over 25 years of experience in training and rehabilitation. He is the Owner/Clinician of Integrative Rehab Training LLC and sees clients out of Back Cove Personal Fitness in Portland and individually at their homes. He is a NATA Certified Athletic Trainer and a registered Physical Therapy Assistant in California. He is on the adjunct faculty at the University of New England and is a Certified Clinician through the Postural Restoration Institute. Michael specializes in the treatment, rehabilitation, and training of individuals and has worked with all levels of athletes. He has provided consultation, treatment, and/or presentations to NFL teams, the US Ski Team, Stars on Ice national tour, Perform Better seminars, and Mike Boyle Strength & Conditioning to name a few. In this podcast episode we discuss when to focus on nasal breathing, the role of nitrous oxide on the breath and immune system, rate of recovery while breathing, and breathing in masks. 




#32 Gaining the Training Edge with Dan Duran and Israel Allen

Dan Duran is the Executive Vice President at PTA Global and oversees the NCCA accreditation, Certified Personal Trainer Program, and all continuing education. This includes creating new educational courses, delivering presentations, speaking at conferences, master-trainer workshops, mentorships, and teaching schools globally. Israel Allen is the Director of Education at PTA Global and brings nearly 20 years of experience within the fitness industry. He focuses on connecting the education with the application for personal trainers. Israel holds a Masters of Science in Human Movement. In this podcast episode we talk about the business side of personal training, understanding your clients, and fixed vs. growth mindsets!




#31 Technical Fitness with Chad Raynor

Chad has over 16 years in the fitness industry and specializes in mobility. He has become an elite trainer and influencer working with clients of all ages and backgrounds. He is a NASM, CPT, CES, PES, Stick Mobility instructor, and holds SFG2 and FRC certifications. Topic discussed in this podcast episode include passive vs active stretching, training frequency for heavy lifting, and addressing negativity on social media!




#30 Tapping Into Human Potential with Chris Chamberlin

Chris is the current director of programming at the WeckMethod Lab in San Diego, California. With over 12 years of coaching experience and a lifetime’s worth of personal practice, he is an industry leader in educating the fundamental principles of human movement. He is also credited with the completion of numerous continuing education certifications including WMQ, WMR, WMQ2, P.B.R. Training Course, BOSU Elite, and RMT Ropes. Topics discussed in this podcast episode include the importance of strong will and mindset training, isometrics and coiling for strength and aesthetics, Bosu Elite, and cycling through torsion lines for lower back health!




#29 Golf Strong with Ben Shear

Ben Shear is a performance trainer for numerous PGA Touring Professionals and Fitness Advisor to Golf Digest Magazine. Through the years, he has worked with more than 20 PGA Touring Professionals (including a former World #1 golfer and a Major Champion), collegiate golf teams, competitive amateurs, nationally-recognized Junior golfers, and recreational golfers. He founded Athletic Edge Training Facility in 2000 and created the Ben Shear Golf Science and Fitness program. Topics discussed in this podcast episode include the fastest way to hit the ball farther, the most common injuries in golf, key differences between a hockey swing and golf swing, and Stick Mobility for golf!




#28 Old Time Strongman Training with Bud Jeffries

Bud is a professional performing strongman, minister, massage therapist, motivational speaker, author, and business owner. He has written eight books, produced over 30 DVD series, and several audio products. He has won 2 state, 2 regional, 1 national, and 1 world championship in Drug-Free Powerlifting. Bud has set over 30 records including 2 world records and several national/American records. He was a member of the University of Florida 1991 SEC Championship Football Team. He has competed in Highland Games, winning his division in Orlando in 1998. Bud also competed in NHB fights and Toughman competitions. Join us as we discuss effort vs pain, the benefits of isometrics in strength training, and confronting your nemesis exercise!




#27 The Savage Mindset with Ivan Batinich

Ivan “The White Tiger” Batinich is an American Kickboxing Academy Pro-Team Member who holds a professional 4-1 record and an undefeated 3-0 amateur MMA record. He is a former gym owner (IBSTRONG closed in 2019) and holds a bachelor’s in Kinesiology from California State East Bay. Ivan holds numerous athletic accolades which include: Pro Football (San Jose Wolves), D-1 Football (Washington State University) All-American, and 2x 1st Team All-state (West Valley College). Join us as we talk about traditional strength training for MMA fighters, overtraining, and different program variables for fighters!





#26 Holistic Personal Training with Michael Demora

Michael has been a long-time innovator in the health and fitness industry, helping athletes from the NBA, NHL, PGA, MLB, and NFL, as well as fitness clients, get the most from their bodies. He was the Director of Education for the prestigious Spectrum Health Clubs for over 6 years in Southern California, before founding the National College of Exercise Professionals (NCEP). Michael holds two Masters Degrees in Education and Sports Science and currently serves as President and Director of Education for NCEP. In this podcast episode we talk about what exercise therapy is, the difference between a trainer and coach, and teaching trainers how to run a business!




#25 Training Young Athletes with Jeremy Frisch 

Jeremy is the owner and Director of Achieve Performance Training in Clinton, Massachusetts. He is the former Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Holy Cross Athletic Department. Prior to joining Holy Cross, he served as the Sports Performance Director at Teamworks Sports Center in Acton, Massachusetts, where he was responsible for the design and implementation of all strength and conditioning programs. He also served as a Speed and Strength Coach for Athletes Edge Sports Training and did a strength and conditioning internship at Stanford University. In this podcast episode we discuss sport-specific training vs developing general foundational qualities, disappearance of physical education from schools, and benefits of “rough and tumble play”!




#24 Training for Health and Performance with Michol Dalcourt

Michol Dalcourt is an internationally recognized industry-leading expert in human movement and performance. He is the daunter and Director of the Institute of Motion, inventor of the fitness tool “ViPR”, and Co-Founder of PTA Global. He is currently an Adjunct Professor at the University of San Francisco in the Faculty of Sports Science. As a trainer, Michol has worked with a general clientele as well as athletes of all levels including college-level pitchers, NHL hockey players, NLL Lacrosse players, and Olympic gold medal athletes. In this episode we discuss Institute of Motion’s 4 Quadrant System, programming for variability, task-based training, and more!




#23 Bodyweight Training with Mike Fitch

Mike Fitch is an innovative fitness educator and movement coach with over 18 years of experience in the fitness industry. As the founder of Global Bodyweight Training, he’s developed multiple programs that focus on skill-based bodyweight training, including Animal Flow and the Bodyweight Athlete Program. Today Mike remains dedicated to the various bodyweight-based disciplines, but still draws upon his accumulated knowledge to develop new training programs. You’ll see him integrating kettlebells, VIPRs, and heavyweight training into his multi-disciplinary training regimes. In this episode we discuss bodyweight vs weighted training, bodyweight foundational training for teens, Animal Flow, and lots more!




#22 Dennis’s and Neal’s Favorite Exercises and Tools

This episode features Stick Mobility Co-Founders Dennis Dunphy and Neal Valera. Tune in to hear their personal top 5 favorite exercises and tools, along with their personal favorite Stick Mobility exercises. Some of the highlighted exercises and tools in this episode include climbing drills, floating stones, landmine press, and Blaze Pods!




#21 Strength in Motion with Kelly Manzone

Kelly Manzone is a personal trainer, educator, and the creator of “Pillars of Female Strength” and “Sturdy Athletes Program for Tennis Athletes”. She has over 17 years in the fitness industry specializing in unconventional training in modalities such as kettlebells, Indian clubs, mace training, and mobility workshops and clinics. Kelly is fascinated by Physical Culture, an era identified with its historical tools of strength and skill-based modalities. She believes that training methods of the past can enrich modern-day life. In this episode we talk about stigmas surrounding women and strength training, vintage strength tools, benefits of rotational training, and more! 




#20 Core Training Principles with Kevin Carr

Kevin Carr is the co-owner of Movement as Medicine, licensed massage therapist, certified functional strength coach, and certified strength & conditioning specialist. He has amassed a wealth of experience in the field of sports performance and personal training while working at Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning in Woburn, Massachusetts working with US Olympians and fitness clients. In this episode we discuss core training principles, holistic training approaches, benefits to unilateral training, and more! 




#19 Athletic Training with Chris “Flo” Flores

Chris Flores is the Clinical Instructor for the Athletic Training programs at Kean University, Montclair State University, and Seton Hall University. Chris has a gift for mentoring young trainers and sharing his experiences and acquired knowledge from over 17 years in the fitness industry. He is a Master Trainer in Animal Flow and the creator of the Rooted Rehab Certification for Athletic Trainers. He also developed a Mindset Shift Program called FLO-OSOPHY. Tune in to hear us talk about what a Certified Athletic Trainer is, missing elements in youth athletics programs, e-athletes, and more!




#18 Performance Coaching with Donnie Maib & Clint Martin of University of Texas

Donnie Maib is the Olympic Sports Director at the University of Texas. He has worked with several different sports and was awarded the highest award possible for a strength and conditioning coach. He recently launched his own podcast in which he focuses on the five support areas of athletic performance. Clint Martin is a former Division 1 athlete and is an Assistant Athletic Performance Coach at the University of Texas. Clint currently works with track and field, swimming, and golf. He started ACE Athletics which helped athletes training in the NFL free agency and also has experience working with Olympic athletes. In this episode we discuss coaching tips for training college athletes, individualized training programs, transferable energy systems, and more!




#17 The Future of Physical Therapy with The Maestro Dr. Shanté Cofield

Dr. Shanté is the creator of The Movement Maestro, a social-media based company that provides both online and in-person education for movement professionals. Having amassed a large following on Instagram, she has traveled internationally for speaking opportunities and has become a leader as an educator for movement professionals. In this episode we discuss paradigm shifts in Physical Therapy and lots of tips for fitness professionals using social media for their business. 




#16 Coaching Rules, Exercise Checklists, and Adapting to the Unknown with Brendon Rearick

Brendon Rearick is a strength and conditioning coach, public speaker, teacher, and business owner. He is a co-owner and educator at Certified Functional Strength Coach (CFSC), co-owner and therapist at Movement as Medicine, Director of Fitness at Crossover Health in San Jose, California, co-owner and trainer at Train Smarter and Harder Sports Performance and Adult Fitness in Brentwood, California, and former Performance Director at Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning. He’s striving to make exercise the number one prescribed drug in the world and to spread the positive by-products of movement and coaching. In this episode we discuss tips for a long successful career in fitness, going virtual during shelter in place, and more!




#15 Barefoot Science and Human Movement with Dr. Emily Splichal

Dr. Emily Splichal is a Podiatrist and Human Movement Specialist. With a spirit to challenge conformity, Dr. Splichal has taken her conventional Podiatric Medical degree and combined it with years of experience and expertise in human movement and sensory science to found Naboso Technology. She believes that our experience in this world is built around sensory stimulation and our ability to process, perceive, and integrate this information effectively. Tune in to hear us talk about the importance of knowing the function of feet, shoes vs no shoes, Naboso Technology, and more!




#14 Getting Stupid Strong with Ray Bailey

Ray Bailey is a competitive powerlifter and fitness coach with a focus on movement, strength training, corrective exercises, and nutrition. He enlists a holistic approach to movement and function and can be found scouring the latest research drawing new insights into ways of improving his clients’ wellness. In this podcast episode we talk with Ray about strength, nutrition, and dive into the essential principles and guidelines towards achieving strength. 




#13 Fascia & Movement Fluency with Steve Capobianco

Dr. Capobianco is the Senior Director of Medical Education at Rocktape and authored the Fascial Movement Taping Manual. He is a Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner, with a Diplomate in Rehabilitation from the ACA and is a NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist. He is also certified in Active Release and a Graston Technique Provider that allows him to treat a myriad of musculoskeletal injuries using a combination of hand and tool release therapy. Join us as we talk about fascia, movement fluency, cupping, compressive vs decompression therapy, and lots more!




#12 The Importance of Breathwork with Jill Miller

Jill Miller is the co-founder of Tune Up Fitness Worldwide and creator of the self-care fitness formats Yoga Tune Up and The Roll Model Method. With more than 30 years of study in anatomy and movement, she is a pioneer in forging relevant links between the worlds of fitness, yoga, massage, athletics, and pain management. As the creator of some of the world’s best mobility tools, she has crafted original programs for 24 Hour Fitness, Equinox, YogaWorks, and numerous professional sports teams. In this episode we discuss coaching methodology, a simple way to access one’s breath, the foam roller density conundrum, and more! 




#11 Strength Concepts and Perceptions with D.J. Murakami

D.J. Murakami brings over a decade of experience training athletes, teams, and fitness enthusiasts. His mission is to help people move better, feel better, and regain lost ability to play. He has built a strong following on Instagram with his incredible feats of strength, Chi Torque, and movement programs like the Online Movement University. Join us as we discuss odd object lifting, the Online Movement University, what strength is, gym strength vs applied strength, and lots more!




#10 Strength Coaching Beyond the X’s and O’s with Chip Morton

Chip Morton is a NFL Strength and Conditioning Coach. Join us as we discuss his proven methods and philosophies he has developed and refined over the last 30 years, including 16 as the Cincinnati Bengals Strength and Conditioning Coach. We also discuss misconceptions strength coaches may have, simple vs technical movements, trainer psychology, and more!




#9 Home Workouts During Physical Distancing 

Get creative for home workouts during the Coronavirus shelter-in-place period. In this podcast episode we discuss what mindset is needed to keep moving and stay strong despite these challenging times, plus tips on alternative training tools for drills at home. 




#8 Training During Physical Distancing 

In this podcast episode we discuss ideas and workout tips to keep you training from home during the Coronavirus ‘physical distancing’ period. 




#7 Boosting Grip Strength

Join us as we discuss the importance and benefits of grip strength, plus tips on training and improving your grip. 




#6 Leverage and Lever System Benefits

Join us as we discuss understanding the mechanical advantage and power gained by using a lever while training and how to access a greater range of motion using leverage. 




#5 Tips for Workouts While Traveling

In this podcast episode we share ideas and insights for workouts while traveling including exercises outside of the gym, rest, recovery, and mindset. 




#4 Why Do You Train? 

What’s the purpose of your training? Does your training support your goals? Do you know the ‘why’ behind your training? 




#3 Interview with Master Instructor Jared Forestieri

Jared Forestieri is a Master Instructor and Strength and Conditioning Coach with a focus in injury prevention. He is also the Director of Programming at Next Generation Training Center in New Jersey. In this podcast episode we discuss tips on becoming a Master Instructor, advice for new Personal Trainers, and helpful insights for opening your first gym. 




#2 Improving and Understanding Mobility

In this podcast episode we discuss what mobility is, benefits of mobility, how mobility, rest, and recovery allow you to keep doing what you love, and if it is ever too late to start improving your mobility. 




#1 The Stick Mobility Story

This podcast episode is an introduction to Stick Mobility and the story of how the training system was created.