In this two-part interview, Janet and Nikki talk with Joe Hook, CSCS and Director of Human Performance, about how to start and sustain a lifting program that will get you results, but also minimizes the risk of injury.
In this episode, they cover:
- What to look for in a resistance training coach
- The importance of good movement patterning, mobility, posture and breath for heavy lifting
- Using different forms of exercise for a well rounded fitness program
- Why different body types (stiff vs hypermobile) will have different form considerations and programming needs
- When to use a bony lock vs neutral alignment
- Ideal foot and hip mechanics during squatting (and the common cause of butt winking)
- How bodyweight training can help you lift heavy while reducing your risk of injury
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Episode Length: 35 minutes
Joe Hook, CSCS, USAW
Joe is the Director of Human Performance for Real Human Performance (Cincinnati, Ohio). His background is in sports performance training, and he works with clients ranging from professional athletes to the average person. His training philosophy is rooted in improving movement patterns and stress resiliency.